Recent Publication

Check out our paper from ICSE 2024 “Semantic Analysis of Macro Usage for Portability” by Brent Pappas and Paul Gazzillo.




The Applied Programming Languages, Software Engineering, and Education (APPLeSEEd) Lab tackles problems in software, security, and systems and cultivates computational thinking.


CyberSP Cluster

CyberSP Cluster

The Cyber Security and Privacy (CyberSP) Cluster is a university-wide research cluster formed as part of the Faculty Cluster Initiative that focuses on security and privacy in cyberspace.


Paul Gazzillo is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at University of Central Florida. He received his PhD from NYU and previously worked as a Post-Doc at Yale and a Research Scholar at Stevens Institute. His research aims to make it easier to develop safe and secure software, and it spans program analysis, software engineering, and security. Projects include analysis of configurable software, software supply chain security, and corporate entity tracking. His work has been published in venues such as ICSE, ESEC/FSE, and PLDI and has been recognized with a DARPA Young Faculty Award, an NSF CAREER Award, and an ACM SIGPLAN Research Highlight.


July 2024
Our paper "A Little Goes a Long Way: Tuning Configuration Selection for Continuous Kernel Fuzzing" by Sanan Hasanov, Stefan Nagy, and Paul Gazzillo has been accepted to ICSE 2025!
June 2024
Derian Comas has joined the lab.
May 2024
Zachary Burkett and Joseph Zalusky have joined the lab.
Mar 2024
Brent Pappas has won Faculty Cluster Initiative Student Scholarship from UCF. Congrats, Brent!
Jan 2024
Our paper "Maximizing Patch Coverage for Testing of Highly-Configurable Software without Exploding Build Times" has been accepted to FSE 2024!
Jan 2023
Alexei Solonari, Noah Isaacson, and Fabian Ruiz Delgado have joined the lab.
Nov 2023
Martin de Salterain has joined the lab.

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