Portrait of Christian Bird

Christian Bird

Principal Researcher


I am currently a Researcher at Microsoft Research working on Empirical Software Engineering as part of the Research in Software Engineering RiSE group. I received my bachelor’s degree in CS from Brigham Young University and my Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC Davis, studying empirical software engineering under my advisor Prem Devanbu.  I’m currently working on ways to use data to guide decisions of stakeholders in large software projects.