Sreedevi Sampath


Associate Professor

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  • Phone: +1-410-455-8845
  • Office: ITE 403, UMBC, Baltimore, USA
  • Research Interests: Software Engineering, Software Security, Privacy

Currently, I am the Director of IS Graduate Program in the Information Systems department.

I am a member of the Empirical and Applied Software Engineering Lab (EASEL) lab at UMBC. I also collaborate through the Automated Combinatorial Testing for Software (ACTS) group at NIST. I am also affiliated with UMBC's Center for Cybersecurity.

I am always looking for good undergraduate and graduate students to work with on research projects. I also have some independent studies to offer in the area of software engineering. If you are interested in any of the research areas mentioned above, or if you think I might be interested in a particular topic of your interest, stop by my office for a chat or drop me an email!


See latest CV here (pdf).


Doctor of Philosophy

2002 - 2006

University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Dissertation: Cost-effective techniques for user-session-based testing of web applications. Advisor: Dr. Lori Pollock

Master of Science

2000 - 2002

University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Computer and Information Sciences

Bachelor of Engineering


Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

Computer Science and Engineering

Professional Experience

Associate Professor

2013 - Present

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

Assistant Professor


University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)


My general research interests are in the areas of software engineering, software testing, software security and privacy.
See my Google scholar page for an updated list of publications.


I have taught the following undergraduate and graduate courses several times at UMBC.

Graduate classes

IS740: Fundamentals of Software testing

IS600: Introduction to Information Systems and Implementation

Undergraduate classes

IS448: Markup and Scripting Languages

IS470: Software testing

IS472: Software security

IS436: Structured Systems Analysis and Design

IS147: Introduction to Programming


I have the privilege of working with several illustrious graduate and undergraduate students over my years at UMBC.

PhD students

Chair of dissertation committee
  • Ron Perrella
  • Ben Houdeshell
Member of dissertation committee
  • Abdullah Aladeej
  • Foteini Cheirdari
  • Yuepu Guo
  • Susan Mitchell
  • David Trimm
  • Quyin Fan
  • Joyram Chakraborty

MS students

  • Nicole Dawson
  • Rodrigo Castro
  • Pierce MacMillan
  • Andrea Zemp
  • Katrina Chan
  • Mengni Du
  • Isaiah Yoon
  • Nilesh Chaturvedi
  • Mohammed Aziz Parande
  • Nishant Samant
  • Shama Khadpekar
  • Jayalakshmi Subramanian
  • Sachin Jain
  • Nithya Jayakumar
  • Gokul Viswanath

Undergraduate students

  • Syeda Fatima
  • Patrick Matejka
  • John Dennison
  • Jared Kierle
  • Zachariah Dzielinski
  • Priyanka Ranade
  • Scott Thompson
  • Maneet Sarai
  • Ephrem Abebe


I have been involved in professional service and service to the department and university. Here are some of my most recent professional service activities.

ICST 2023

General Co-Chair

ICST 2021

Posters Co-chair

ICSE 2021

Demonstrations track Program Committee Member

IEEE Smart Computing 2020

PhD Symposium Co-chair

ICSE 2020

Workshops Program Committee Member

Journal STVR

Editorial board

SCAM 2019

Program Committee Member



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