Lin Tan
Open Positions:

Postdoctoral Position
A postdoctoral position is available starting January 1, 2021 (negotiable). Strong applicants are solicited in the broad areas of software reliability, text analytics, bug prediction/detection/repair, program comprehension, program synthesis, mining software repositories, and empirical studies. The exact scope of the project(s) is flexible and will be determined at by mutual agreement between the postdoc and Dr. Lin Tan. The term of the position is one year with a possible extension.

Applications for this position should:
- have received (or soon expect) their PhD
- have a strong publication record in software engineering and/or related areas
- strong programming skills

If interested, please send a CV and a brief research statement to Lin Tan, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to the same email address.

PhD and Master's Positions
We have positions available for highly-motivated PhD and Master's students starting in Spring 2021 and later. Be sure to attach your resume and transcripts in pdf or plain text format with your email.

Undergraduate Student Positions
Open positions are available for students who are interested in conducting research with me. Please attach your resume and transcripts in pdf or plain text format with your email.

PhD and Master's Students:

I am very lucky to work with outstanding people:

  1. Thibaud Lutellier (PhD in progress, passed the PhD Comprehensive Proposal Exam (Thesis Proposal) in 2017)
  2. Hung Pham (PhD in progress, co-advised by Yaoliang Yu)
  3. Shangshu Qian (PhD in progress)
  4. Jonathan Rosenthal (PhD in progress)
  5. Jiannan Wang (PhD in progress)
  6. Danning Xie (PhD in progress, co-advised by Xiangyu Zhang)
  7. Nan Jiang (PhD in progress)
  8. Yitong Li (MMath Thesis in progress, co-advised by Mike Godfrey)

Postdoctoral Fellows:
  1. Dr. Mijung Kim (co-advised by Xiangyu Zhang)
Alumni - PhD and Master's Students:
  1. Song Wang (PhD, December 2018, First Employment: Tenure-track Assistant Professor at York University)
  2. Edmund Wong (PhD, December 2018, First Employment: Caffeine TV)
  3. Jinqiu Yang (PhD, April 2018, First Employment: Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Concordia University)
  4. Yuan Xi (MMath Thesis@CS, January 2020; First Employment: Google, co-advised by Mike Godfrey and Mei Nagappan)
  5. Moshi Wei (MASc, September 2019; First Employment: Achievers)
  6. Alexey Zhikhartsev (MMath Thesis@CS, December 2017; First Employment: Huawei)
  7. Yuefei Liu (MASc, December 2017; First Employment: Amazon)
  8. Michael Chong (MASc, August 2016; First Employment: Master of International Public Policy at Wilfrid Laurier University)
  9. Taiyue Liu (MASc, August 2016; First Employment: Amazon)
  10. Thibaud Lutellier (MASc, August 2015; enrolled as a PhD student at the University of Waterloo, under Dr. Tan's supervision)
  11. Ming Tan (MASc, August 2015; First Employment: Laserfiche)
  12. Devin Chollak (MMath Thesis@CS, April 2015; First Employment: Curve Dental)
  13. Sandeep Chaudhary (MMath Thesis@CS, December 2014; co-advised by Sebastian Fischmeister; First Employment: Amazon)
  14. Quinn Hanam (MASc, August 2014; co-advised by Reid Holmes; enrolled as a PhD student at the University of British Columbia)
  15. Lei Zhang (MASc, June 2014; First Employment: Google)
  16. Edmund Wong (MASc, April 2014; enrolled as a PhD student at the University of Waterloo, under Dr. Tan's supervision)
  17. Tian Jiang (MASc, August 2013; First Employment: Amazon)
  18. Pei Wang (MASc, August 2013; enrolled as a PhD student at Pennsylvania State University)
  19. Jinqiu Yang (MASc, April 2013; enrolled as a PhD student at the University of Waterloo, under Dr. Tan's supervision)
  20. Chen Liu (MASc, December 2012; First Employment: Microsoft)
  21. Shin Hwei Tan (MS at U. of Illinois, April 2012; co-advised by Darko Marinov; tenure-track Assistant Professor at Southern University of Science and Technology; Won David J. Kuck Outstanding MS Thesis Award for 2013)

Alumni - Postdoctoral Fellows:
  1. Dr. Jaechang Nam (Now Assistant Professor at Handong Global University, South Korea)
  2. Dr. Nasir Ali (Now Research Assistant Professor at the University of Memphis, USA)