His research interests include software coupling, software maintenance and software evolution, empirical software engineering, and open-source development.

Research interest:

  • software engineering in general with emphasis on software dependency, software reuse, software maintenance, and open-source development.
Management Information Systems, Information Science/Systems, Computer Science
PhD, Vanderbilt University, Computer Science, 2004
MS, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 1995
BS, Jilin University, Changchun, China, Physics, 1992