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November 3 - 4, 2021
Santa Clara Convention Center

Danny Dig
Associate Professor of Computer Science at University of Colorado


Danny Dig is an associate professor of Computer Science at the
University of Colorado, and an adjunct professor at University of
Illinois and Oregon State. He is the Founder and the Executive
Director of the recently established NSF Center on Pervasive
Personalized Intelligence for IoT Systems ( He
enjoys doing research in Software Engineering, with a focus on
interactive program transformations that improve programmer
productivity and software quality. He earned his Ph.D. from the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where his research won the best Ph.D. dissertation award, and the First Prize at the ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finals. He did a postdoc at MIT.

He received the NSF CAREER award, the Google Faculty Research Award (twice), and the Microsoft Software Engineering Innovation Award (twice). Some of the techniques he developed are shipping with the official release of the popular Eclipse, NetBeans, and Visual Studio development environments which are used daily by millions of Java and C# programmers. Danny Dig travels all over the world to train leaders on personal and professional growth. His goal is to be a transformational leader that equips and inspires the next generation of tech leaders.

Agenda Sessions

  • Leveraging Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers to Conduct Applied R&D