Danny Dig

Associate Professor
Country: United States


Danny Dig is an associate professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado, and an adjunct professor at University of Illinois and Oregon State. He is the Founder and the Executive Director of the recently established NSF Center on Pervasive Personalized Intelligence for IoT Systems (http://ppicenter.org). He enjoys doing research in Software Engineering, with a focus on interactive program transformations that improve programmer productivity and software quality. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where his research won the best Ph.D. dissertation award, and the First Prize at the ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finals. He did a postdoc at MIT. He received the NSF CAREER award, the Google Faculty Research Award (twice), and the Microsoft Software Engineering Innovation Award (twice). Some of the techniques developed by his research group are shipping with the official release of the popular Eclipse, NetBeans, and Visual Studio development environments which are used daily by millions of Java and C# programmers. Danny travels all over the world to train leaders on personal and professional growth. His goal is to be a transformational leader that equips and inspires the next generation of tech leaders.


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