CS 692P: Hot Topics in Software Engineering Research

Fall 2024


CS 692P is a seminar-style course that introduces students to the cutting edge literature in software engineering and programming languages.


Room:Computer Science Building, room 140
Lecture:Thursday 02:30PM–03:45PM

Yuriy Brun
office: 302 Computer Science Building
office hours: TBD
Juan Zhai
office: A211D Lederle Graduate Research Center (LGRC)
office hours: TBD


Each student is responsible for (1) suggesting papers to read, and (2) presenting one paper during the semester.


(subject to change; check regularly)

week date paper presenter

Nondiscrimination policy:

This class includes and welcomes all students regardless of age, background, citizenship, disability, sex, education, ethnicity, family status, gender, gender identity, geographical origin, language, military experience, political views, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and work experience. Our discussions and learning will benefit from these and other diverse points of view. Any kind of language or action displaying bias against or discriminating against members of any group, or making members of any group uncomfortable are against the mission of this course and will not be tolerated. The instructor welcomes discussion of this policy, and encourages anyone experiencing concerns to speak with him.

Academic integrity:

Students are allowed to work together on all aspects of this class. Students are encouraged to use the Internet, literature, and other publicly-available resources, but must disclose whenever such materials were used, e.g., in the preparation of the in-class presentation.

The students should familiarize themselves with the UMass Academic Honesty Policy and Guidelines for Classroom Civility and Respect. These policies and guidelines apply to this class.

Students who violate University standards of academic integrity are subject to disciplinary sanctions, including failure in the course and suspension from the university. Since dishonesty in any form harms the individual, other students, and the university, policies on academic integrity have been and will be strictly enforced.