Sebastian Elbaum is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia where he co-leads the Lab for Engineering Safe Software (LESS Lab). His research aims to build dependable systems through domain-specific analysis techniques. He is the recipient of an NSF Career Award, an IBM Innovation Award, a Google Faculty Research Award, an FSE Test of Time Award, five ACM SigSoft Distinguished Paper Awards, and multiple best paper awards. He also holds several patents. He regularly serves in program committees at the top software engineering and robotic conferences, and has served as Program Co-Chair for ISSTA07, ESEM08, and ICSE2015, and as Steering Committee Chair for ICSE. He co-founded the company Drone Amplified. His latest work focuses on robotic systems with learned components. He is an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow.