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
- 7/01/14: Paper to appear at ASE -- New Ideas Track, "Finding HTML Presentation Failures Using Image Comparison Techniques"
- 6/23/14: Paper to appear at ICSME, "An Empirical Study of the Energy Consumption of Android Applications"
- 5/27/14: My student, Shuai Hao, has successfully defended his dissertation and will take a job at AT&T Research Labs.
- 4/29/14: My student, Ding Li, has been awarded the prestigious Viterbi Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award. This award is for outstanding PhD students who are actively engaged in mentoring undergraduate researchers.
- 3/31/14: Paper to appear at ISSTA, "Integrated Energy-Directed Test Suite Optimization"
- 1/15/14: Paper to appear at ICSE, "Making Web Applications More Energy Efficient for OLED Smartphones"