We organize research talks and paper reading clubs. Below are the events we organized in the past – see also our list of upcoming events.

When Event Speaker
07-Oct-2021 IN4334 guest lecture: ML4SE at Microsoft Chandra Maddila
05-Oct-2021 IN4334 guest lecture: Gender Bias in SE Alexander Serebrenik
28-Sep-2021 IN4334 guest lecture: ML4SE Georgios Gousios
17-Sep-2021 Go-NoGo Meeting: Leonhard Applis Leonhard Applis
16-Sep-2021 IN4334 guest lecture: How to Run a Meeting Greg Wilson
08-Sep-2021 SERG talk: Privacy Preserving Deep Learning for Medical Imaging Arumoy Shome
16-Jul-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club:
14-Jul-2021 SERG talk: Research Workflow in Plain Text Using Emacs and org-mode Arumoy Shome
09-Jul-2021 Master Thesis Defense on Recommender Systems with Evolutionary Algorithms: Many-Objective Optimization for Large-Scale Music Recommendation Sharwin Bobde
07-Jul-2021 SERG talk: Automatic Test Suite Generation for Key-Points Detection DNNs using Many-Objective Search Donghwan Shin, SnT, University of Luxembourg
02-Jul-2021 Master Thesis Defense on A Static-Based Approach to Detect SQL Semantic Bugs Claudiu Ion
30-Jun-2021 SERG talk: Better Test Generation via Multiple information sources Pouria Derakhshanfar
25-Jun-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: FlakeFlagger: Predicting Flakiness Without Rerunning Tests
23-Jun-2021 TestKnight: Testing plugin for IntelliJ IDEA Cristian-Alexandru Botocan, Piyush Deshmukh, Jorge Romeu Huidobro, Pavlos Makridis, Mathanrajan Sundarrajan
23-Jun-2021 Master Thesis Defense on TestAxis: Save Time Fixing Broken CI Builds Without Leaving Your IDE Casper Boone
23-Jun-2021 SERG talk: SynTest - A framework for generating synthetic tests for programs based on JavaScript Mitchell Olsthoorn
18-Jun-2021 Towards a Model of Testers’ Cognitive Processes SERG Reading Club
16-Jun-2021 Guest lecture CSE1110, QA at Picnic Julia Zarachneva, Picnic
16-Jun-2021 SERG talk: JUGE, An Infrastructure for Benchmarking Java Unit Test Generators Xavier Devroey
14-Jun-2021 Guest lecture CSE1110, software testing panel with former students Tim van der Lippe, Gijs Weterings, Chak Shun Yu, Chris Langhout, and Eva Anker
14-Jun-2021 Guest lecture CS4300, Felienne Hermans and Hyrum Wright Felienne Hermans and Hyrum Wright
11-Jun-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: Paper TBD
10-Jun-2021 Guest lecture CS4300, Diomidis Spinellis and Marc Philipp Diomidis Spinellis and Marc Philipp
09-Jun-2021 Guest lecture CSE1110, software testing at Nubank and DigitalOcean Rafael Ferreira and Hugo Corbucci
07-Jun-2021 Guest lecture CSE1110 on interaction testing Steve Freeman
04-Jun-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: Paper TBD
18-May-2021 Master Thesis for finding and communicating anomalies in NetFlow data using machine learning Dion de Hoog
12-May-2021 SERG talk Amir Mir,
07-May-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: Code Review
30-Apr-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: Utilizing a Journal Club to Build Research Competencies
30-Apr-2021 Master Thesis Defense on using machine learning for predicting refactoring opportunities in industry code David van der Leij
28-Apr-2021 Software Testing Quantum Network Applications Ravisankar Ashak Kumar Vattekat
23-Apr-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: Build Systems and Build Philosophy
23-Apr-2021 Master Thesis Defense on EyeIDEA: Paving the Way Towards an Augmented Eye-Tracking IDE Arjan Langerak
22-Apr-2021 PhD Defense: Carving Information Sources to Drive Search-based Crash Reproduction and Test Case Generation Pouria Derakhshanfar
21-Apr-2021 SERG talk Sohon Roy
16-Apr-2021 SERG Reading Club: Socio-Technical Grounded Theory for Software Engineering
14-Apr-2021 SERG talk Vivek Arora
07-Apr-2021 SERG talk Jeanderson Barros Cândido, Timothy Zemp
31-Mar-2021 SERG talk Carolin Brandt
24-Mar-2021 SERG talk Andy Zaidman, and Leonhard Applis
24-Mar-2021 PhD Defense: Data-Driven Software Engineering Vladimir Kovalenko
19-Mar-2021 SERG Reading Club: Code Search from Software Engineering at Google
19-Mar-2021 Architecting for Business as Unusual (Guest Lecture IN4315 Software Architecture) Daniel Gebler, Picnic
18-Mar-2021 PhD Defense: Supporting Quality In Test Code For Higher Quality Software Systems Davide Spadini
12-Mar-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: Vivek: Secure Software Engineering
10-Mar-2021 Architecting for Operations (Guest Lecture IN4315 Software Architecture) Steffan Norberhuis
05-Mar-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: Measuring Engineering Productivity
05-Mar-2021 Architecting for Scalability (Guest Lecture IN4315 Software Architecture) Bert Wolters (Adyen)
03-Mar-2021 Evolution of the Unix System Architecture (Guest Lecture IN4315 Software Architecture) Diomidis Spinellis
26-Feb-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: How Developers Engineer Test Cases (Mauricio)
19-Feb-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: Developer-Friendly Test Amplification (Carolin)
12-Feb-2021 SERG Reading & Review Club: Type4Py: Deep Similarity Learning-Based Type Inference for Python
27-Jan-2021 SERG talk: Guidelines for Improving Paper and Peer Review Quality Diomidis Spinellis, Athens University of Economics and Business and Delft University of Techology
16-Dec-2020 SERG talk: A Model for Detecting Faults in Build Specifications Thodoris Sotiropoulos, Athens University of Economics and Business
09-Dec-2020 SERG talk: Continuous Integration Anti-pattern Detection via Static and Dynamic Pipeline Analysis Carmine Vassallo, University of Zurich
30-Nov-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Investigating Dependency Code Reuse Using Callgraphs Algirdas Jokubauskas
25-Nov-2020 SERG talk: Will It Rain Today? Understanding the Weather of Computing Clouds, Before it Happens Alexandru Iosup, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
19-Nov-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Machine Learning for Software Refactoring: a large-scale empirical study Jan Gerling
18-Nov-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Agile XL in Globally Distributed Environments Jens Voortman
11-Nov-2020 SERG talk: Testing Consensus Implementations Using Communication Closure Burcu Kulahcioglu Ozkan
09-Nov-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Test Code Comprehension: Insights from an Eye Tracker Sharanya Konandur
06-Nov-2020 SERG Reading Club: Sampling in Software Engineering Research: A Critical Review and Guidelines
04-Nov-2020 SERG talk: Research at Adyen in 2020 Maurício Aniche
30-Oct-2020 SERG Reading Club: Characterizing industry-academia collaborations in software engineering: evidence from 101 projects
28-Oct-2020 SERG talk: Questions for Data Scientists in Software Engineering: A Replication Ayushi Rastogi
23-Oct-2020 SERG Reading Club: Experiences from conducting semi-structured interviews in empirical software engineering research
21-Oct-2020 SERG talk: Revisiting Test Smells in Automatically Generated Tests: Limitations, Pitfalls, and Opportunities Annibale Panichella
20-Oct-2020 Master Thesis Defense on A Distributed and Scalable Real-Time Log Analysis Rick Proost
16-Oct-2020 SERG Reading Club: Diversity in software engineering research
09-Oct-2020 SERG Reading Club: The Nature of Theory in Information Systems
22-Sep-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Using Deep Learning to Detect Off-by-One Errors in Java Source Code Hendrig Sellik
18-Sep-2020 SERG Reading Club: Internal Paper
16-Sep-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Automatically Identifying Parameter Constraints for Complex Web APIs: A Case Study at Adyen Henk Grent
16-Sep-2020 SERG talk: Designing objectives for search-based crash reproduction Pouria Derakhshanfar
15-Sep-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Expanding Search-Based Software Modularization to Enterprise-Level Projects: A Case Study at Adyen Casper Schroder
14-Sep-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Reducing human error in Online Controlled Experiments Martijn Steenbergen
11-Sep-2020 SERG Reading Club: Building Theories in Software Engineering
09-Sep-2020 SERG talk: Test them all, is it worth it? Testing variability-intensive software systems Xavier Devroey
02-Sep-2020 PhD Defense: Augmented fine-grained defect prediction for code review Luca Pascarella
24-Jul-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Language-agnostic Incremental Code Clone Detection Stavrangelos Gamvrinos
22-Jul-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Studying the ML Lifecycle and Improving Code Quality of ML Applications Mark Haakman
07-Jul-2020 Master Thesis Defense: Systematic literature reviews: A Case Study in FinTech and Automated Tool Support Wim Spaargaren
07-Jul-2020 Master Thesis Defense on The Effect of Good First Issue Indicators upon Newcomer Developers David Alderliesten
06-Jul-2020 Master Thesis Defense on Inferring Personality from GitHub Communication Data: Promises & Perils Frenk van Mil
25-Jun-2020 SERG Reading Club: Selecting Empirical Methods for Software Engineering Research
24-Jun-2020 PhD Defense: The Application Perspective of Mutation Testing Qianqian Zhu
23-Jun-2020 Master Thesis Defense: Automated Crash Fault Localization Sven Popping
18-Jun-2020 SERG Reading Club: Building Theories from Multiple Evidence Sources
17-Jun-2020 CD4ML and the challenges of testing and quality in ML systems Danilo Sato, ThoughtWorks
11-Jun-2020 Developers Aptitude For Software Security: A Mixed Method Approach For Knowledge Translation to Integrate Software And Security Vivek Arora
10-Jun-2020 SERG talk: Tag Recommendation For Software Repositories Maliheh Izadi
03-Jun-2020 SERG talk: JCrashPack2.0: Search-based crash reproduction hardness analysis Boris Cherry
28-May-2020 SERG Reading Club: Causality vs Correlation
27-May-2020 Master Thesis Defense: Investigating the Perception and Effects of Misunderstandings in Java Code Chris Langhout
20-May-2020 Midway: The state of the FASTEN project after 1 1/2 years Georgios Gousios
14-May-2020 SERG Reading Club: Guidelines for performing Systematic Literature Reviews in Software Engineering, Part 2
13-May-2020 SERG Lunch: A Simple Implementation of the Delta Maintainability Model Arie van Deursen
07-May-2020 SERG Reading Club: Guidelines for performing Systematic Literature Reviews in Software Engineering Everyone
06-May-2020 SERG Lunch: Annibale Panichella
01-May-2020 Data-driven Log Recommendation Jeanderson Candido
22-Apr-2020 SERG Lunch: Deep Learning Type Inference for Dynamic Programming Languages Amir Mir
15-Apr-2020 SERG Lunch: Well-informed Test Case Generation and Crash Reproduction Pouria Derakhshanfar
08-Apr-2020 SERG Lunch: Improving SPLs test suites using adversarial generation Paul Temple
01-Apr-2020 SERG Lunch: Ecosystem-Scale Call Graph Construction Mehdi Keshani
25-Mar-2020 SERG Lunch: How to Analyze Build Logs using Chunk Retrieval Carolin Brandt
18-Mar-2020 Safe and Secure Software using Software Verification Robbert Krebbers
04-Mar-2020 SERG Lunch: Exploiting Human-Factors in Software Maintenance and Evolution Gemma Catolino
19-Feb-2020 SERG Lunch: A Critical Comparison of Issue and Risk-based Approaches to Assess Technical Debt Marco di Biase
05-Feb-2020 SERG Lunch: Pull Request Acceptance Xunhui Zhang
04-Feb-2020 Trace aware random testing for distributed systems with probabilistic guarantees Burcu Özkan, MPI-SWS
28-Jan-2020 Advancing Energy Testing of Mobile Apps Reyhaneh Jabbarvand, UC Irvine
23-Jan-2020 Sankie: an AI platform for DevOps Chandra Maddila, Microsoft Research
22-Jan-2020 SERG Lunch: The What, Who and How of Predictable Software Delivery Elvan Kula
16-Jan-2020 Big Code @ Facebook Jason Liu
15-Jan-2020 Reading club: Toward Methodological Guidelines for Process Theories and Taxonomies in Software Engineering SERG
08-Jan-2020 SERG Lunch Anand Sawant
11-Dec-2019 SERG Lunch: The Engineering of Logging: Latest Research & Industry Practices Jeanderson Candido
10-Dec-2019 SERG end-of-the-year dinner
04-Dec-2019 Reading club: The ABC of software engineering research SERG
27-Nov-2019 SERG Lunch: The State of Automated Dependency Updating Services Joseph Hejderup
20-Nov-2019 Reading club: Theory-oriented software engineering SERG
13-Nov-2019 SERG Lunch: LIBTwinSVM Library Amir Mir
11-Nov-2019 Experiments in SE using biometrics SERG MSc students
30-Oct-2019 SERG Lunch: Defect Prediction Luca Pascarella
02-Oct-2019 SERG Lunch: Class Integration Testing (CLING) Pouria Derakhshanfar