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Software Analysis and Intelligence (SAINTES) Group

The Software Analysis and Intelligence group is part of Microsoft Research, Redmond with the goal to Enable people to measure and improve software products and processes everywhere”.

The focus areas of the SAINTES group are as follows: 

  • ProductivityQuantify team and developer productivity and design interventions to improve productivity. Investigate a Moore’s law for productivity. 
  • Inclusiveness. Improve the inclusiveness and diversity of developer communities within and outside Microsoft. Help GitHub to be an inclusive, diverse, and level playing field.  
  • Engagement. Increase the number of developers using Microsoft technologies/tools/sites. Make the Microsoft ecosystem the most attractive for software developers. Empower people who are not traditional software developers to transition into software creator roles. 
  • Professors

    • Catherine Yeh (2021)
    • Armstrong Tita Foundjem (2021)
    • Frank Xu (2021)
    • Nusrat Zahan (2021)
    • Nischal Shrestha (2021)
    • Mariam Guizani (2021)
    • Jenny Liang (2021)
    • Sarah Fakhoury (2021)
    • Souti (Rini) Chattopadhyay (2020)
    • Jazette Johnson (2020)
    • Danielle Gonzalez (2019, 2020)
    • Courtney Miller (2020)
    • Rangeet Pan (2020)
    • Yu Huang (2020)
    • Andre Meyer (2016, 2018)
    • Denae Ford (2016)
    • Eirini Kalliamvakou (2016)
    • Brittany Johnson (2015)
    • Amiangshu Bosu (2014)
    • Joao Brunet Monteiro (2014)
    • Erik Harpstead (2014)
    • Ayushi Rastogi (2014)
    • Ted Smith (2014)
    • Oscar Edwin Alvarez Callau (2013)
    • Gifford Cheung (2013)
    • Thomas Debeauvais (2013)
    • Baishakhi Ray (2013)
    • Alberto Bacchelli (2012, 2013)
    • Kıvanç Muşlu (2011, 2013)
    • Jeff Huang (2012)
    • Ekrem Kocagüneli (2012)
    • Shaun Phillips (2012)
    • Juliana Saraiva (2012)
    • Alexander Tarvo (2012)
    • Sauvik Das (2011)
    • Ashish Gupta (2011)
    • Juan Francisco Rodríguez (2011)
    • Francisco Servant (2011)
    • Emad Shihab (2011)
    • Ray Buse (2010)
    • Ken Hullett (2010)
    • Mei Nagappan (2010)
    • Kalaikumaran Ramamurthy (2010)
    • Christian Bird (2008, 2009)
    • Philip Guo (2009)
    • Ayse Tosun (2009)
    • Andreas Johansson (2007)
    • Lucas Layman (2007)
    • Thomas Zimmermann (2006)

People

People

Portrait of Christian Bird

Christian Bird

Principal Researcher

Portrait of Jenna Butler

Jenna Butler

Senior Software Engineer, Visiting Research Fellow

Portrait of Denae Ford Robinson

Denae Ford Robinson

Senior Researcher

Portrait of Tom Zimmermann

Tom Zimmermann

Sr. Principal Researcher