Tushar Sharma

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Name:Tushar Sharma

Tushar Sharma is an assistant professor at Dalhousie University, Canada. The topics related to software design and architecture, refactoring, software quality, and technical debt define his career interests. He earned PhD from Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece with a specialization in software engineering in May 2019. Earlier, he obtained an MS in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai, India. His professional experience includes working with Siemens Research (formally, Siemens Technology), Charlotte, USA for approximately two years (2019-2021) as well as Siemens Corporate Technology, Bangalore, India for more than seven years (2008-2015). He was the principle investigator for MINDSIGHT team of DARPA AMP program consisting of researchers from Siemens, JHU/APL, BAE systems, and UC Irvine. He co-authored Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and two Oracle Java certification books. He has founded and developed Designite which is a software design quality assessment tool used by many practitioners and researchers worldwide. He is an IEEE Senior Member.

Affiliation:Dalhousie University
Personal website:http://www.tusharma.in
Research interests:Technical debt, Software maintainability, Code smells, Refactoring, Software quality


TechDebt 2022 Program Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
PC Co-Chair in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
ASE 2022 Industry Showcase Co-Chair in Industry Showcase Chairs within the Industry Showcase-track
Industry Showcase Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
TechDebt 2021 PC Member in Programme Committee within the Technical Papers-track
ICPC 2021 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research-track
MSR 2021 Author of QScored: A Large Dataset of Code Smells and Quality Metrics within the Data Showcase-track
Author of Architecture Smells and Pareto Principle: A Preliminary Empirical Exploration within the Technical Papers-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the FOSS Award-track
Committee Member in Data Showcase Committee within the Data Showcase-track
ESEC/FSE 2021 Session Chair of SE & AI—Software Engineering for Machine Learning 2 (part of Research Papers)
Co-chair in Program Committee within the Student Research Competition-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the Industry Papers-track
Session Chair of Analytics & Software Evolution—Metrics (part of Research Papers)
Student Research Competition Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
MSR 2020 PC Member in Program Committee within the Mining Challenge-track
TechDebt 2019 Author of How Deep Is the Mud: Fathoming Architecture Technical Debt Using Designite within the TechDebt 2019-track
MSR 2018 Committee Member in Data Showcase Committe within the Data Showcase-track
* ICSE 2018 * Author of Detecting and Managing Code Smells: Research and Practice within the TB - Technical Briefings -track
Author of Smelly Relations: Measuring and Understanding Database Schema Quality within the SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice-track