About me

LATEST NEWS: I am on the academic job market for Fall 2019. Please contact me if you are hiring or know of any openings (ojchaparroa [at] utdallas [dot] edu).

Hi there! I am Oscar, a Software Engineering Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas. My advisor is Dr. Andrian Marcus, and I am member of the Software Evolution Research Group (SEERS).

My research interests include software maintenance and evolution, program comprehension, code refactoring, code quality, and developer’s productivity.

The goal of my research is to improve how users report and how developers triage and solve software bugs. My current research aims at improving the quality of bug report information and leveraging this information for better bug triaging and resolution. Take a look at my publications to know more about my research.