Skolem Award – CADE-21 (2007): Leonardo de Moura and Nikolaj Bjørner – Efficient E-Matching for SMT Solvers
Mining Software Repositories’ 2016 Most Influential Paper Award for Mining Email Social Networks by Christian Bird, Alex Gourley, Prem Devanbu, Michael Gertz, Anand Swaminathan
ICSE 2016 Distinguished Paper Award for Guiding Dynamic Symbolic Execution Toward Unverified Program Executions by Maria Christakis and co-authors
Maria Christakis‘s Ph.D. thesis was nominated by ETH for the Gesellschaft für Informatik prize for best dissertation
ESEC/FSE 2015 Distinguished Paper, How Practitioners Perceive the Relevance of Software Engineering Research, David Lo, Nachi Nagappan, Thomas Zimmermann
SIGPLAN Research Highlight (May 2015), Parallelizing dynamic programming through rank convergence, Saeed Maleki, Madanlal Musuvathi, Todd Mytkowicz
Nachi Nagappan named a 2015 ACM Distinguished Scientist
The 2015 ACM Programming Languages Software Award goes to Christoph Wintersteiger, Leonardo de Moura, and Nikolaj Bjorner of MSR for their foundational work on the Z3 automated theorem prover, which powers several generations of testing, analysis and verification tools.
Guiness Book of World Records: The most people trained in computer programming in 8 hours was achieved at the 2015 Microsoft Imagine Coding Camp, an event organized by Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, WA, USA on 30 July 2015 (using www.touchdevelop.com)
SIGPLAN PLDI 2015 Distinguished Artifact Award, FlashRelate: extracting relational data from semi-structured spreadsheets using examples, Daniel W. Barowy, Sumit Gulwani, Ted Hart, and Benjamin Zorn
2014 CAV Award “For the development of partial-order reduction algorithms for efficient state-space exploration of concurrent systems”, Patrice Godefroid, Doron Peled, Antti Valmari, Pierre Wolper
ICSE 2014 Most Influential Paper Award, Mining Version Histories to Guide Software Changes, Thomas Zimmermann, Peter Weissgerber, Stephan Diehl and Andreas Zeller
“Uncertain: A First-Order Type for Uncertain Data,” J. Bornholt, T. Mytkowicz, and K.S. McKinley, ASPLOS 2014, selected for ACM SIGPLAN Research Highlights, November 2014.
FMCAD Best Paper Award. Akash Lal and Shaz Qadeer, A Program Transformation for Faster Goal-Directed Search, in Formal Methods in Computer-Aided Design (FMCAD), FMCAD, October 2014.
2014 ACM SIGMETRICS Test of Time Award, for Kathryn McKinley’s paper “Myths and Realities: The Performance Impact of Garbage Collection” co-authored with Steve Blackburn and Perry Cheng which appeared originally in SIGMETRICS June 2004.
FSE 2014 Distinguished Paper: Miltiadis Allamanis, Earl T. Barr, Christian Bird, and Charles Sutton, Learning Natural Coding Conventions
FSE 2014 Distinguished Paper: Akask Lal, Shaz Qadeer, Powering the Static Driver Verifier using Corral
Asml – Modeling language based on abstract state machines
BAM – Cloud Computing with Models
Cω – The project that started Linq
Daedalus – Improving Data Locality and Scalability
NModel – Model-based Software Testing and Analysis Tool with C#
Ninjaware – Low Overhead Software Monitoring and Analysis
PPP– Preferential Path Profiling
Singularity – OS and tools for building dependable systems
SLAM – Software model checking of device drivers
SpecExplorer – Tool for model-based specification and conformance testing
TPL – Task Parallel Library in .NET 4.0