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2022 Year in Review

SEI Co-Authored Papers Awarded by International Conferences

Sharing research is key to the SEI’s vision of shaping the future of software for a better world. In 2022, three papers co-authored by SEI staff were recognized for significant contributions to their fields.

The 2012 paper In Search of a Metric for Managing Architectural Debt, by Robert Nord and Ipek Ozkaya of the SEI, Philippe Kruchten, and Marco Gonzalez-Rojas, received the Most Influential Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture for its lasting impact on software architecture research and practice.

Collaboration Challenges in Building ML-Enabled Systems: Communication, Documentation, Engineering, and Process, by Nadia Nahar, Shurui Zhou, Grace Lewis of the SEI, and Christian Kästner, won a Distinguished Paper Award at the IEEE/ACM’s 44th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2022).

Finally, Augmenting Decompiler Output with Learned Variable Names and Types, by Qibin Chen, Jeremy Lacomis, Edward Schwartz of the SEI, Claire Le Goues, Graham Neubig, and Bogdan Vasilescu, earned USENIX Security Symposium’s Distinguished Paper Award for contributions to cybersecurity.