Dr. Shihab is an internationally recognized leader in software engineering, specializing in mining software repositories to improve software quality. He publishes in software engineering’s most prestigious venues, and pioneered several subareas of software engineering, including mobile apps, self-admitted technical debt and bots in software engineering.
Dr. Shihab’s highly cited work has made a profound impact on practice. Tools and techniques based on his research are used today by some of the world’s largest organizations.
Dr. Shihab’s fundamental contributions earned him a number of prestigious awards, including the MSR Early Career Award and elevation to IEEE Senior membership.
Dr. Shihab is a dedicated teacher and mentor whose trainees have received highly competitive research positions and secured positions in prestigious companies.