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Sunghun Kim is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He got his BS in Electrical Engineering at Daegu University, Korea in 1996. He completed his Ph.D. in the Computer Science Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2006. He was a postdoctoral associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the Program Analysis Group. He was a Chief Technical Officer (CTO), and led a 25-person team at the Nara Vision Co. Ltd, a leading Internet software company in Korea for six years.

His core research area is Software Engineering, focusing on software evolution, program analysis and empirical studies. He publishes his work on top venues such as TSE, ICSE, FSE, AAAI, SOSP and ISSTA. He is a four-time winner of the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award (ICSE 2007, ASE 2012, ICSE 2013 and ISSTA 2014). Besides, he received various awards including 2010 and 2011 Microsoft Software Innovation Awards and 2011 Google Faculty Research Award. He served on a variety of program committees including FSE 2011, FSE 2013, FSE 2015, ASE 2013, ICSE 2012, ICSE 2013 and ICSE 2016. He was a program co-chair of MSR 2013 and 2014. Further information is available at


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