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Ph.D. Alumnus Kevin Moran awarded the 2024 ACM SIGSOFT Early Career Researcher Award

Kevin Moran

The 2024 award goes to Kevin Moran (University of Central Florida) “for outstanding contributions to improving the quality of mobile applications, through software testing, deep learning, and user interface development.”

Kevin Moran is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and a member of the Cybersecurity & Privacy (CyberSP) Cluster at the University of Central Florida (UCF). At UCF, he directs the Software Automation, Generation, & Engineering (SAGE) research group. Prior to joining UCF, he was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at George Mason University from 2020 to 2023. He graduated with a B.A. in Physics from the College of the Holy Cross in 2013 and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from William & Mary in 2015 and 2018, respectively. His main research interest involves facilitating software engineering, security, and maintenance by building developer tools enhanced by machine learning. He has published over 30 papers at various software engineering and computer security conferences, and his research has been recognized with ACM SIGSOFT distinguished paper awards at ESEC/FSE 2019 and ICSE 2020, and a Best Paper Award at CODASPY 2019. Read more...