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Professor and Associate Dean, College of Computing

Alessandro Orso is a professor in the School of Computer Science and an associate dean in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (1995) and his Ph.D. in Computer Science (1999) from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Since March 2000, he has been at Georgia Tech. His area of research is software engineering, with an emphasis on software testing and program analysis. His interests include the development of techniques and tools for improving software reliability, security, and trustworthiness and validating such techniques on real-world systems. Dr. Orso has received funding for his research from government agencies, such as DARPA, ONR, and NSF, and industry, such as Facebook, Fujitsu Labs, Google, IBM, and Microsoft. He was the recipient of four impact awards: two ISSTA Impact Paper Awards (2017 and 2021), an ASE Most Influential Paper Award (2020), and an IBM Haifa Verification Conference Award (2013). He served on the editorial boards of ACM TOSEM and the Advisory Board of Reflective Corp, and he is serving on the editorial boards of IEEE TSE. Ha also served as program chair for ACM SIGSOFT ISSTA 2010, program co-chair for IEEE ICST 2013, ACM-SIGSOFT FSE 2014, and ACM-SIGSOFT/IEEE ICSE 2017, and as a technical consultant to DARPA. Dr. Orso is a Distinguished Member of the ACM and an IEEE Fellow.

PhD, Politecnico di Milano MS, Politecnico di Milano