Neil Ernst

Registered user since Wed 15 Feb 2017

Name: Neil Ernst

Bio: Neil is an assistant professor in the software engineering group. His research looks at the intersections of design and requirements, with an empirical focus. Currently he is interested in engineering challenges in data science.

Neil is associate editor, Journal of Systems and Software, and part of the ESEM J. open science board.

Neil was senior researcher, Software Engineering Institute, postdoc in software engineering at the University of British Columbia with Gail Murphy, and completed his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Toronto under John Mylopoulos.

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Country: Canada

Affiliation: University of Victoria

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Research interests: software design, engineering challenges of data science


MSR 2020Registered Reports Co-chair in Registered Reports Committee within the Registered Reports-track
Registered Reports Co-chair in Organizing Committee
STOKED 2019Committee Member in Program Committee within the STOKED 2019-track
ASE 2019Committee Member in Program Committee within the Student Research Competition-track
MSR 2019Session Chair of Discussion: SE for AI for SE (part of MSR 2019 Paper Presentations)
ICPC 2019Track Chair in Program Committee within the ICPC 2019 Negative Results-track
Negative Results Track Co-Chair in Organization Committee
TechDebt 2019Session Chair of Tool Panel (part of TechDebt 2019)
Author of Where Are We in the Journey and Remarks About the Schedule within the TechDebt 2019-track
Tools Track Co-Chair in Organizing Committee within the TechDebt 2019-track
ICSE 2020Committee Member in Program Committees within the Artifact Evaluation-track
MSR 2018Author of Bayesian Hierarchical Modelling for Tailoring Metric Thresholds within the Technical Papers-track