Grant Williams
Grant Williams
Graduated with a Ph.D.
Current Position: Data Scientist at Microsoft
Division of Computer Science and Engineering
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Office: Coates Hall, 117B


Research Interests

  • Software Engineering
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Data Mining and Social Media Analytics
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Static code analysis
  • Software Architecture
  • Programming languages

Publications

  • Using GitHub in Large Software Engineering Classes: An Exploratory Case Study
    M. Tushev, G. Williams, and A. Mahmoud, Journal of Computer Science Education, (CSE), 2019
  • Modeling User Concerns in the App Store: A Case Study on the Rise and Fall of Yik Yak
    G. Williams and A. Mahmoud, IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE 2018), 2018
  • Mining Twitter Feeds for Software User Requirements
    G. Williams and A. Mahmoud, IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE 2017), 2017
  • Analyzing User Comments on YouTube Coding Tutorial Videos
    E. Poche, N. Jha, G. Williams, J. Staten, M. Vesper and A. Mahmoud, International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC 2017), 2017
  • Copper: Bringing Flexible Components to the .NET Framework
    G. Williams and A. Mahmoud, Establishing a Community-Wide Infrastructure for Architecture-Based Software Engineering (ICSE: ECASE), 2017
  • Analyzing, Classifying, and Interpreting Emotions in Software Users Tweets
    G. Williams and A. Mahmoud, Emotion Awareness in Software Engineering (ICSE: SEmotion), 2017
  • Mining Twitter Data for a More Responsive Software Engineering Process
    G. Williams and A. Mahmoud, International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE: Posters), 2017
  • Detecting, Classifying, and Tracing Non-Functional Software Requirements
    A. Mahmoud and G. Williams, Requirements Engineering Journal - Special Issue on Best Papers of RE'15 (REJ), 2016

Awards

  • 2017 ICSE Student Volunteer
  • 2017 ACM CAPS/NSF Travel Award to Attend the International Conference on Software Engineering
  • 2017 Graduate School Award to Attend the International Conference on Software Engineering
  • 2015 NSF Travel Award to Attend the Requirements Enginering Conference
  • 2015 Clayton Engineering Excellence Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate Student

Teaching

  • CSC 1240 Programming for Engineers (T.A.)
  • CSC 1350 Introduction to Programming (T.A.)
  • CSC 1351 Object Oriented Programming (T.A.)
  • CSC 3501 Computer Organization and Design (T.A.)
  • CSC 4330 Software Engineering (T.A.)
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