Lin Chen

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Technology
Nanjing University
  • (2009) Ph.D. Computer Software and Theory, Southeast University
  • (2001) B.S. Computer Science and Technology, Southeast University

I am an Associate Professor of computer science and technology at Nanjing University. I received my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Southeast University in 2009. From 2015 to 2016, I visited Purdue University as a visiting scholar under the supervision of Professor Xiangyu Zhang.

My research interests include program analysis and software engineering.

  • Program analysis and its applications
  • Open source and software Ecosystem
  • AI & Software Engineering

Note: I am looking for self-motivated Ph.D. students and undergraduate researchers who are interested in software analysis and testing.



21 July, 2022, Paper Accelerating OCR-Based Widget Localization for Test Automation of GUI Applications Accepted to ASE 2022.

12 July, 2022, Paper Towards Better Dependency Management: A First Look at Dependency Smells in Python Projects Accepted to TSE Early Access. Congrats to Yulu!

15 March, 2022, Paper Inconsistent defect labels: essence, causes, and influence to appear in TSE, Early Access

2 Feb, 2022, One Paper Accepted to ICSE 2022, Preprint

12 Feb, 2021, One Paper Accepted to ICSE 2021, Preprint

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