Ripon Saha is a Member of the Research Staff at Fujitsu Laboratories of America in the Software Quality & Security Laboratory. His research focuses on software engineering, in particular improving software quality and programmers' productivity via mining software repositories, improving bug localization, software testing, and automatic program repair. He has co-authored more than 15 conference and journal papers.

Ripon holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering from Khulna University, Bangladesh. He is a recipient of President Gold Medal from Khulna University for his academic performance in B.Sc., and a First Runner-up for Best graduate Student Award from the University of Saskatchewan for his academic performance in M.Sc.

Ripon Saha

Ripon Saha

Selected Publications


  1. 1. Ripon K. Saha, Milos Gligoric, “Selective Bisection Debugging", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Fundamental Approaches to Software Engineering (FASE), Uppsala, Sweden, April 2017.
  2. 2. Ripon K. Saha, Lingming Zhang, Sarfraz Khurshid, Dewayne E. Perry, “An Information Retrieval Approach for Regression Test Prioritization Based on Program Changes", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering, pages 268-279, Florence, Italy, May 2015.
  3. 3. Ripon K. Saha, Julia Lawall, Sarfraz Khurshid, Dewayne E. Perry, “Are These Bugs Really “Normal"?", In Proceedings of the 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, pages 258-268, Florence, Italy, May 2015.
  4. 4. [3] Ripon K. Saha, Julia Lawall, Sarfraz Khurshid, Dewayne E. Perry,“On the Effectiveness of Information Retrieval Based Bug Localization for C Programs", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, pages 161-170, Victoria, BC, Canada, October 2014.
  5. 5. Ripon K. Saha, Sarfraz Khurshid, Dewayne E. Perry, “An Empirical Study of Long Lived Bugs", In Proceedings of the IEEE CSMR-18/WCRE-21 Software Evolution Week, pages 144-153, Antwerp, Belgium, February 2014. (Invited to the Special Section of Journal of Information and Software Technology).
  6. 6. Ripon K. Saha, Matthew Lease, Sarfraz Khurshid, Dewayne E. Perry, “Improving Bug Localization using Structured Information Retrieval", In Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Automated Software Engineering, California, USA, ACM/IEEE, pages 345-355, November 2013.
  7. 7. Ripon K. Saha, Avigit K. Saha, Dewayne E. Perry, “Toward Understanding the Causes of Unanswered Questions in Software Information Sites: A Case Study of Stack Overflow", In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, New Ideas Track, pages 663-666, Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 2013.
  8. 8. Avigit K. Saha, Ripon K. Saha, Kevin A. Schneider, “A Discriminative Model Approach for Suggesting Tags Automatically for Stack Overflow Questions", In Proceedings of the Mining Challenge Track of the 10th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, pages 73-76, San Francisco, California, USA, May 2013.
  9. 9. Ripon K. Saha, Chanchal K. Roy, Kevin A. Schneider, Dewayne E. Perry, “Understanding the Evolution of Type-3 Clones: An Exploratory Study", In Proceedings of the 10th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, pages 139-148, San Francisco, California, USA, May 2013.
  10. 10. Ripon K. Saha, Chanchal K. Roy, Kevin A. Schneider, “An Automatic Framework for Extracting and Classifying Near-Miss Clone Genealogies", In Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, pages 293-302, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA, September 2011.
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