Jeff Gray, Ph.D.
University of Alabama
Department of Computer Science
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0290
Office: 3447 SEC
(Science and Engineering Complex)
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First NCWIT Aspirations Banquet for North Alabama! Photo Gallery available here.
Alabama Robotics Competition, April 8, 2017
Alabama Summer Computer Camps, July 9-15, 2017 (High School only)
October 25, 2014: Indianapolis with Michele Roberts at IUPUI (Photos)
December 5, 2014: Mt. Brook Schools (Photos)
December 8, 2014: Tuscaloosa City Schools (Photos)
December 11, 2014: Pelham City Schools (Photos)
December 12, 2014: Pelham City Schools (Photos)
January 9, 2014: Selma (Photos)
January 12, 2014: Jacksonville (Photos)
January 26, 2015: Hoover City Schools (Photos)
January 28, 2015: Madison (Photos)
January 29, 2015: Huntsville (Photos)
January 30, 2015: Decatur (Photos)
February 4, 2015: Tuscaloosa City Schools (Photos)
February 16, 2015: American Christian Academy (Photos)
February 23, 2015: Auburn (Photos)
April 1, 2015: Tuscaloosa County Schools (Photos)
April 20, 2015: Fort Payne (Photos)
May 11, 2015: Tuscaloosa County Schools (Photos)
September 8, 2015: Montgomery Public Schools (Photos)
September 9, 2015: Prattville (Photos)
October 12: Tuscaloosa County Schools (Photos)
December 9, 2015: Florence (Photos)
December 10, 2015: Florence (Photos)
January 6, 2016: Shelby County (Photos)
Janunary 7, 2016: Shelby County (Photos)
January 8, 2016: Shelby County (Photos)
January 18, 2016: Haleyville (Photos)
May 5, 2016: Elmore County (Photos)
May 6, 2016: Elmore County (Photos)
May 11, 2016: Eufaula (Photos)
May 12, 2016: Eufaula (Photos)
June 1, 2016: Calhoun County (Photos)
June 2, 2016: Calhoun County (Photos)
July 25, 2016: Lewes, Delaware (Photos)
August 31, 2016: Tuscaloosa - University of Alabama (Photos)
September 21, 2016: Huntsville - UAH (Photos)
October 11, 2016: Rainsville -Northeast Alabama CC (Photos)
January 2, 2017: Birmingham - Bruno Montessori Academy (Photos)
January 3, 2017: Montgomery Public Schools (Photos)
January 4, 2017: Auburn City Schools (Photos)
January 5, 2017: Sylacauga (Photos)
March 13, 2017: Hoover City Schools
May 2, 2017: JSU-Little River Sold Out
May 3, 2017: JSU-Little River
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Jeff Gray is a Professor (Full) in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama (UA) and a member of the newly formed Software Engineering Group. He is a National Science Foundation CAREER award recipient and was named the Professor of the Year (Alabama, 2008) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Jeff is a Distinguished Member of the ACM and a Senior Member of the IEEE, and he currently serves as the chair of the Alabama IEEE Computer Society. He also serves on the Education Advisory Council of Code.org.
Dr. Gray received a Ph.D. in Computer Science in May of 2002 from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. While at Vanderbilt, Jeff was a research assistant at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS), where he worked on the DARPA Program Composition for Embedded Systems (PCES) project. He also worked on a tool integration project at ISIS that was funded by Boeing. Jeff's thesis advisor was Dr. Steve Schach, and his dissertation committee members were Dr. Janos Sztipanovits, Dr. Gabor Karsai, Dr. Larry Dowdy, Dr. Mike Fitzpatrick, and Dr. Fritz Barnes
In 1991, he graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Computer Science from West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. Jeff completed the undergraduate degree in three years and was a WVU Honors Student. As an undergraduate, he made the Dean's list every semester and was named a WVU Arts and Sciences Scholar in 1990 and 1991 (1 of 25 students from over 3,000). In 1993, he received an MS in Computer Science (also from WVU). His MS advisor was Dr. Murali Sitaraman and his thesis committee members were Dr. Frances Van Scoy and Dr. Doug Harms.
Jeff graduated high school in 1988 from the Linsly School (founded in 1814), in Wheeling, West Virginia. He was a member of the last all-male graduating class before the school went coed. His research mentors at Linsly were Dr. Garth Innocenti and Mr. Mike Chokel. At Union Junior High School, Mr. James Asplund and Mr. Emil Nardone gave Jeff his first opportunity to explore the joys of computing.
Other additional information about Jeff is available here.
Below is a summary of external awards over $5k on which I serve(d) as PI or co-PI.
Committees and Editorships
Below is a list of conferences in which I serve as organizer or program committee member in the upcoming year. A more detailed list of these events, as well as an archive of past events, is available here.
I currently serve as Editor in Chief of Software and Systems Modeling, a Springer journal.
I also serve on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Software Testing, Verification and Reliability
Current Doctoral Students
Previous Doctoral Students
Dr. Yuehua Lin
Dr. Suman Roychoudhury
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Ferosh Jacob
Dr. Hyun Cho
Dr. Songqing Yue
Dr. Amber Wagner
Dr. Brian Eddy (Summer 2015)
Dr. Jonathan Corley
Dr. Huseyin Ergin
Dr. Elizabeth Williams
Dr. Frédéric Jouault
Dr. J. Eduardo Rivera
Previous Fulbright Student
Dr. Tomaž Lukman