Article by Carly Ducey | September 21, 2017
Grant for UD partnership with DSU to commercialize research
Article by Julie Stewart | September 21, 2017
Nokia Bell Labs inventor will talk at UD on Sept. 27
Article by Lerner Communications Staff | September 21, 2017
Festival will celebrate Newark food and wine community
Photo by Evan Krape July 18, 2017
UD professor’s paper wins award for decade-long impact on software engineering and computer security
Computer technology has evolved rapidly since 2007 — the year Apple introduced the iPhone. But software engineers are always building on the wisdom of the past, and a University of Delaware professor was just recognized for a contribution he made a decade ago.
James Clause, associate professor of computer and information sciences, received the ISSTA 2017 Impact Paper Award from the International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis. This honor recognizes papers published within the last 10 years that have had a significant impact on the field.
Clause and two colleagues authored the paper, “Dytan: A Generic Dynamic Taint Analysis Framework,” in 2007, when Clause was a graduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. They presented their technique at ISSTA that year.
“Dytan is a framework for prototyping dynamic tainting analyses, which are a type of analysis that can track the flow of information though a program,” says Clause. Dytan can be used to detect and prevent attacks, enforce information policy, test software, and track how long sensitive data remains in an application.
Clause and co-authors Alessandro Orso and Wanchun (Paul) Li gave a presentation on the paper’s impact on July 12 at this year’s ISSTA. The 2007 paper has now been cited more than 400 times by 668 unique authors in 169 different publications or conference proceedings.
Article by IT Communication Group | September 20, 2017
UD to retire Sakai and support only the Canvas Learning Management System
Article by Ann Manser | September 20, 2017
Help for crafting an effective personal statement
Article by Dylan Gerstley | September 20, 2017
UD students, faculty, staff invited to Venture Development Center