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Tom Zimmermann

Sr. Principal Researcher

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Welcome. My name is Thomas “TomZ” Zimmermann and since November 2008, I am a Sr. Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research in Seattle, USA. I received my PhD from Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Germany.

My research focuses on improving programmer productivity and I developed techniques and tools that make both managers and developers aware of history. Learning from past successes and failures will help us to create better software.