W. Eric Wong

Professor &
Director of International Outreach

ECSS 3.224
Department of Computer Science
University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX 75083
Voice: (972) 883-6619
Fax: (972) 883-2399
Email: ewong@utdallas.edu

W. Eric Wong received his B.S. in Computer Science from Eastern Michigan University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University. He also received a certificate from the Georgia Tech Mid-Management Certified Program in 2001. In addition, he was a member of the Telcordia PDP Class of 2000, a two-year leadership development program offered to a limited number of selected employees of Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bellcore or Bell Communications Research).

Currently, Dr. Wong is a Professor and Director of International Outreach in Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas. He also has an appointment as a Guest Researcher from NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Before joining UTD in 2002, he was with Telcordia Technologies as a Senior Research Scientist in Applied Research and a project manager under the Horizon Research Program. Dr. Wong is the Secretary of the IEEE Reliability Society. He was the Vice President for Technical Activities of the IEEE Reliability Society (2012-2013) and Secretary of the ACM SIGAPP - Special Interest Group on Applied Computing (2009-2013). He is also the founder and Steering Committee Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Software Security and Reliability (SERE - formerly SSIRI).

A Family of Code Coverage-based Heuristics for Effective Fault Localization
Top Cited Article from 2010
Journal of Systems and software

1997 Quality Assurance Special Achievement Award
Johnson Space Center

Best Paper Award
The 26th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing (ACM SAC 2011)

Best Paper Award
The 31st IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2007)
Certificate of Appreciation for Industry-Academia Education
Tektronix Communications (May 2009)

Outstanding Service Award
Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas (December 2009)

Outstanding Service Award
IEEE Reliability Society (May 2011)

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Special Links

  • 2007 IEEE Reliability Society Annual Technology Report
  • 2008 IEEE Reliability Society Annual Technology Report
  • 2009IEEE Reliability Society Annual Technology Report
  • W. Eric Wong and Vidroha Debroy,
         A Survey of Software Fault Localization
        Technical Report UTDCS-45-09, Department of Computer Science,
        The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, USA November 2009