Phone: (213) 740-1239
Office: SAL 330
William Halfond is an assistant professor in computer science at the University of Southern California. He received his Ph.D. in 2010 from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Halfond's research is in software engineering in the area of program analysis and software testing. His research work focuses on improving quality assurance for web applications, developer-oriented techniques for reducing the power consumption of smartphone mobile applications, and software security.
Recent News and Publications
- 3/31/14: Paper to appear at ISSTA, "Integrated Energy-Directed Test Suite Optimization"
- 2/25/14: Paper to appear at GREENS, "An Investigation Into Energy-Saving Programming Practices for Android Smartphone App Development"
- 2/22/14: Paper to appear at SBST, "Root Cause Analysis for HTML Presentation Failures Using Search-based Techniques"
- 1/15/14: Paper to appear at ICSE, "Making Web Applications More Energy Efficient for OLED Smartphones"
- 11/19/13: Invited talk at IBM's CASCON Workshop on "Challenges in Mobile Apps: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective"
- 07/26/13: Paper to appear in ASE New Ideas track, "Randomizing Regression Tests Using Game Theory."
- 07/01/13: Awarded NSF grant, "Helping Developers Improve the Energy Consumption of Smartphone Applications."