Alessandro Orso
Interim Dean of Computing

Research Areas:
Software Engineering


Alex Orso is a professor and Interim Dean of the College of Computing. He received his M.S. degree in electrical engineering (1995) and his Ph.D. in computer science (1999) from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Orso has been a member of the Georgia Tech community since March 2000. His area of research is software engineering, with emphasis on software testing and program analysis. He was the recipient of four research impact awards, and his research has been funded by government agencies such as DARPA, DHS, NSF, and ONR, as well as industry collaborators including Fujitsu Labs, Google, IBM, and Microsoft. He is the co-founder and inaugural director of the new Scientific Software Engineering Center, which aims to develop new methodologies for improving high-performance scientific software and train tomorrow’s software engineers. Orso is a Distinguished Member of the ACM and an IEEE Fellow.