Miryung Kim

Miryung Kim

Faculty-In-Residence - De Neve West


Miryung is an associate professor in Computer Science at UCLA. She received her B.S. in Computer Science from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 2001 and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington in 2003 and 2008 respectively. Between January 2009 and August 2014, she was an assistant professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. She also spent time as a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research in 2011 and 2014. Her research group develops development tools and program analysis techniques to improve programmer productivity and program correctness. She also studies professional software engineers in the wild and analyses open source project data to design novel software engineering tools.

Miryung is a fun mom for her three year old girl Sophia, a loving wife to her husband Alan, a motivating and demanding cheer leader for her graduate students, and an active skateboarder who has enjoyed long boarding for 10+ years. She enjoys all kinds of good food, loves snacking, likes going to a cross-fit gym twice a week to compensate for her snacking habit, and is passionate about gender equity in the technology field and advancement of minority. She lived in Seoul Korea, Seattle WA, Vancouver BC, and Austin TX prior to LA. Her husband Alan lived in Edmonton Alberta, San Francisco CA, Vancouver BC, Taiwan, Edinburgh Scotland, Hong Kong, Victoria BC, Seattle WA, and Austin TX before moving with her to LA.


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