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ICSE 2023
Sun 14 - Sat 20 May 2023 Melbourne, Australia

Most Influential Paper from ICSE 2013

D. T. Nguyen, D. Qi, A. Roychoudhury and S. Chandra, “SemFix: Program Repair via Semantic Analysis”

Harlan D. Mills Award

David Harel, for the development of visual formalisms and for the invention of Statecharts, which had a profound impact on software engineering.

ICSE 2023 SEIP-Track IEEE Software Best Industry Paper Award

Rijnard van Tonder, “You Don’t Know Search: Helping Users Find Code by Automatically Evaluating Alternative Queries”

ICSE2023 SEET-Track Award

Sara Nurollahian, Anna Rafferty, Eliane Wiese,  "Understanding Students' Knowledge of Programming Patterns Through Code Editing and Revising Tasks”

ICSE2023 SEIS-Track Award

Tanjila Kanij, Misita Anwar, Gillian Oliver, Md Khalid Hossain,  "Developing Software for Diverse Socio-Economic End Users: Lessons Learned from A Case Study of Fisherfolk Communities in Bangladesh”

ICSE2023 Distinguished Reviewers

Amjed Tahir, Andreas Vogelsang, Andrzej Wasowski, Aurdris Mockus, Bogdan Vasilescu, Brittany Johnson, Caitlin Sadowski, Christine Julien, Diomidis Spinellis, Igor Steinmacher, Jennifer Horkoff, Julia Lawall, Kevin Moran, Kla Tantithamthavorn, Klas Stool, Leandro Minku, Leonardo Mariani, Marcel Boehme, Philipp Leitner, Rachel Tzoref-Brill, Sebastian Baltes, Sebastian Proksch, and Xavier Franch

ICSE2023 SEIS - Distinguished Reviewers

Alexander Nolte, Igor Wiese, and Ronnie de Souza Santos.

ICSE2023 Distinguished Paper Awards

  • Do I Belong? Modeling Sense of Virtual Community Among Linux Kernel.
    Bianca Trinkenreich, Klaas-Jan Stol, Anita Sarma, Daniel M German, Marco Gerosa, and Igor Steinmacher 

  • Compatible Remediation on Vulnerabilities from Third-Party Libraries for Java Projects.
    Lyuye Zhang, Chengwei Liu, Zhengzi Xu, Sen Chen, Lingling Fan, Lida Zhao, Jiahui Wu, and Yang Liu 

  • A Qualitative Study on the Implementation Design Decisions of Developers.
    Jenny T. Liang, Maryam Arab, Minhyuk Ko, Amy J. Ko, and Thomas D. LaToza 

  • STILL AROUND: Experiences and Survival Strategies of Veteran Women Software Developers.
    Sterre van Breukelen, Ann Barcomb, Sebastian Baltes, and Alexander Serebrenik 

  • Understanding and Detecting On-the-Fly Configuration Bugs.
    Teng Wang, Zhouyang Jia, Shanshan Li, Si Zheng, Yue Yu, Erci Xu, Shaoliang Peng, and Xiangke Liao 

  • Testing Database Engines via Query Plan Guidance.
    Jinsheng Ba and Manuel Rigger 

  • Sibyl: Improving Software Engineering Tools with SMT Selection.
    Will Leeson, Matthew B Dwyer, and Antonio Filieri 

  • Lejacon: A Lightweight and Efficient Approach to Java Confidential Computing on SGX.
    Xinyuan Miao, Ziyi Lin, Shaojun Wang, Lei Yu, Sanhong Li, Zihan Wang, Pengbo Nie, Yuting Chen, Beijun Shen, and He Jiang 

  • Efficiency Matters: Speeding Up Automated Testing with GUI Rendering Inference.
    Sidong Feng, Mulong Xie, and Chunyang Chen 

  • Rete: Learning Namespace Representation for Program Repair.
    Nikhil Parasaram, Earl Barr, and Sergey Mechtaev


  • Impact Paper Award: EvoSuite: Automatic Test Suite Generation for Object-Oriented Software (published at ESEC/FSE 2011) by Gordon Fraser (University of Passau) and Andrea Arcuri (Kristiania University College) “for building EvoSuite, a search-based software testing tool which has a significant community around it 

  • Outstanding Research Award:  Gail Murphy (University of British Columbia) “for pioneering contributions to recommenders for software engineering and program comprehension that have impacted both theory and practice 

  • Distinguished Service Award: John Grundy (Monash University) “for continued outstanding service to the software engineering community, including the repeated successful organisation of flagship conferences, and leadership in the Australasian research and education community. 

  • Influential Educator Award: Tao Xie (Peking University) “for significant contributions in mentoring of graduate students and junior researchers, broadening participation of underrepresented groups in software engineering/computing, and innovation in educational tooling 

  • Early Career Researcher Award: Chunyang Chen (Monash University) “for outstanding contributions to the study of intelligent software development automation including automated mobile application development, software testing, migration and accessibility 

  • Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award: David Shriver (now at Carnegie Mellon University) for his PhD thesis “Increasing the Applicability of Verification Tools for Neural Networks” (University of Virginia, advised by Matt Dwyer and Sebastian Elbaum). 



  • TCSE Distinguished Education Award: Tayana Conte in recognition of her impact in educating university students in software engineering at all levels. Her practice and research in software engineering education has been influencing Brazil and South America for a long time, and more recently is having impact in Europe and other international countries. 

  • TCSE Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Leadership Award: Laura Dillon, in recognition for decades of work in mentoring and improving the representation of women and underrepresented minorities in computing. 

  • TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award: The SINTEF Digital Process Innovation research group, based in Trondheim, Norway, has had significant impact for more than 23 years since its founding in 1999, assisting both private and public organizations, nationally and internationally. Its research has focused on evidence-based process improvement and agile methods, extensively impacting both research and practice. 

  • TCSE New Directions Award: Patricia Lago, in recognition of her pioneering work in sustainable software where new dimensions of software engineering with enormous impact on society--such as e-waste and software energy efficiency – are considered in the software engineering process. 

  • TCSE Rising Star Award: Fabio Palomba, in recognition of his research on code refactoring and code smells. The use of alternative sources of information, such as historical and textual information, besides the structural information previously used in the literature, has led to significant research advancements in the area. 

  • TCSE Lifetime Achievement Awards:  Victor Basili in recognition of formalizing the concepts around measurement programs and process improvement to support decision making in software development organizations, and founding the field of Empirical Software Engineering, 

ACM Fellows

  • Bill Curtis
  • Sebastian Elbaum
  • Ahmed E. Hassan
  • Hong Mei
  • Zhendong Su

ACM Distinguished Members

  • Earl Barr
  • Dan Hao
  • Michael Pradel
  • Martin Robillard

IEEE Fellows

  • Jingling Xue - for contributions to compiler optimization and program analysis. 
  • Zhendong Su - for contributions to automated software testing and analysis. 
  • Zhi Jin - for significant contributions to knowledge-driven software development. 
  • Shing C Cheung - for contributions to testing methodologies and bug management for software. 
  • Hao Chen for contributions to the security of software and mobile systems.