Jon is an Assistant Professor directing research in Software Engineering and Software Systems at George Mason University. His research makes it easier for developers to create reliable software. Jon’s recent work in accelerating software testing has been recognized with an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award (ICSE ’14 – Unit Test Virtualization with VMVM), and has been the basis for an industrial collaboration with Electric Cloud. Jon is committed to releasing software artifacts that accompany his research papers, including his widely used dynamic taint tracking system, Phosphor (OOPSLA ’14). His research interests bring him to publish at venues such as ICSE, FSE, ISSTA, OOPSLA, OSDI and EuroSys. Jon serves on a variety of program committees, and has been involved in the logistical organization of many recent OOPSLAs, most recently as publicity chair.
His other interests include photography and cycling.
Jon is currently recruiting exceptional students at all levels (undergrad, masters and PhD) to join his research group. Click here to learn more about his open positions.
More information about Jon, including a complete publications listing, is available in his Curriculum Vitae.