Central German Mental Health Center

Mira Mezini

Mira Mezini

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c., Software Technology Group & Reactive Programming, TUDa, and CMBB

Current position
Professor of Computer Science
Role within partner site
Representative Faculty

Relevant work experience
since 2020
Center for Artificial Intelligence Hessen, Co-Director
since 2019
National Center for Applied Cybersecurity, Board of Directors
since 2019
Academic Representative for the National Cyber Security Pact of the German Government
ERC Proof of Concept Grant, REScala
since 2016
Review Board of the German Science Foundation (DFG)
since 2014
European Research Council (ERC), Consolidator Grant Panel
DG Connect Advisory Board for the EU Horizon 2020
ERC Advanced Grant, PACE

Professional background
since 2002
Full Professor of Computer Science, TUDa
Associate Professor of Computer Science (C3), TUDa
Research Associate, University of Siegen
Visiting Assist. Professor, Northeastern University, Boston, USA
Dissertation, Dr.-Ing., University of Siegen
Research Assistant, University of Siegen
Research Assistant, University of Tirana, Albania

Main research foci
  • Programming Languages and Paradigms
  • Automated Software Engineering
  • Secure Software Engineering

  • Bruch M, Monperrus M, Mezini M (2009) Learning from examples to improve code completion systems. Proceedings of the 7th joint meeting of the European software engineering conference and the ACM SIGSOFT symposium, Association for Computing Machinery, New Y
  • Bodden E, …, Mezini M (2011) Taming reflection: Aiding static analysis in the presence of reflection and custom class loaders. 33rd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE): 241-250.
  • Robillard MP,…, Mezini M, Ratchford T (2013) Automated API Property Inference Techniques. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 39: 613-637.
  • Nadi S, Krüger S, Mezini M, Bodden E (2016) Jumping through hoops: why do Java developers struggle with cryptography APIs? Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 93
  • Bodden E, …, Mezini M (2013) SPLLIFT: statically analyzing software product lines in minutes instead of years. SIGPLAN 48(6): 355–364.

Additional information
since 2020
International START-/Wittgenstein-Jury
Member of the ACM SIGPLAN Executive Committee
Google Research Award
Informatics Europe Board
Member of the German Academy of Engineering Sciences
German IT Security Prize
IBM Eclipse Innovation Award
IBM Innovation Award