Guanping Xiao is an assistant professor of the College of Computer Science and Technology in Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), China. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Beihang University (BUAA), China, in January 2020. His Ph.D. advisor is Prof. Zheng Zheng. From September to December 2018, he was a visiting student at School of Computer Science, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), where he was under supervision of Prof. Yulei Sui.

His research interest focuses on interdisciplinary studies in (empirical) software engineering, such as using network science for exploring latent and interesting patterns in the evolution of software systems, using deep learning for mining the relationships of software artifacts (e.g., codes, commits, and bug reports), with the aim of improving software quality and reliability.


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2021/05 One paper accepted at ESEC/FSE 2021.
2021/04 Invited to serve on the Program Committee of QRS 2021. Please consider to submit your work!
2021/02 Invited to serve on the Program Committee of ISSRE 2021. Please consider to submit your work!
2020/12 I was invited to serve as an NSFC reviewer.
2020/11 I was elected as a member of CCF TCSS (Systems Software).
2020/09 I received the Young Scientists Fund of the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
2020/08 I received the Young Scientists Fund of the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province.
2020/08 Two papers accepted at ISSRE 2020.
2020/06 I received the Open Research Fund of State Key Laboratory of Novel Software Technology.


• Discrete Mathematics (in Chinese, Spring 2021)
• Operating Systems (in English, Fall 2020)

Honors & Awards

• 2020 ISSRE Best Paper Nominee (ISSRE 2020)
• 2020 Excellent Graduate (BUAA)
• 2019 Merit Student of ASEE School (BUAA)
• 2018 Doctoral Students' Short-Term Study Abroad Fund (BUAA)
• 2018 Outstanding Research Paper Award for Graduate Students (BUAA)
• 2014 Chinese National Scholarship for Graduate Students
• 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student (CAUC)
• 2009 Second Prize Scholarship (NUAA)

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