Bin Lin

Ph.D. Student
Software Institute
Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)


From September 2016 I’m a Ph.D. student in the Software Institute of Faculty of Informatics at the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI), Switzerland. I am currently working under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Gabriele Bavota and Prof. Dr. Michele Lanza in the REVEAL research group.

I earned my master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Alexander Serebrenik at Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, the Netherlands in 2016. I obtained my bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering at South China University of Technology, China in July 2014. I was a visiting student of the CHISEL group at University of Victoria, Canada from September to November in 2015.

For more information, you can download my resume.


My interests span a wide range of fields in software engineering. Specific topics include program comprehension, mining software repositories, software evolution, and social aspects of software engineering. I am also interested in natural language processing and information retrieval.

If you are interested in what I have done so far, please check my publication page!


Our group is located on Via S. Balestra 22 (office 3.08) in beautiful Lugano, Switzerland. You can also reach me via E-mail: bin.lin at

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