The Automated Software Engineering (ASE) Research group @ Illinois (part of the Programming Languages, Formal Methods, and Software Engineering (PL-FM-SE) area at Illinois
CS) develops automated techniques and tools for improving software dependability and productivity. The group led by Professor Tao Xie is primarily known for its leading work on automated software engineering. The group has been very productive in producing high-quality research publications, collaborating with industry (such as Microsoft Research, Redmond and Asia), and producing impact on industry. The group has a group blog, which includes thoughts on advising students and conducting research, and an REU blog, which describes undergraduate students' activities. The group has a Facebook Page. Visit here for group news! The students in the group stay in Room 4303 Siebel Center.