Lin Tan is an Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo. She received her PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
She is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (2017-present) and an editor of the Springer Empirical Software Engineering Journal (2015-present). She was the program co-chair of MSR 2017, ICSE-NIER 2017, and ICSME-ERA 2015. Dr. Tan’s co-authored papers have received an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at MSR in 2018, FSE in 2016, and IEEE Micro's Top Picks in 2006. Dr. Tan is a recipient of an NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements Award, an Ontario Early Researcher Award, an Ontario Professional Engineers Award — Engineering Medal for Young Engineer, a University of Waterloo Outstanding Performance Award, two Google Faculty Research Awards, and an IBM CAS Research Project of the Year Award.
- Software engineering
- Software reliability
- Defect detection and repair
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