Jonathan BellJon Bell

Associate Professor, Northeastern University

Jon is an Associate Professor directing research in Software Engineering at Northeastern University, focusing on topics including software testing, continuous integration and open-source ecosystems. At Northeastern, Jon teaches Software Engineering, and previously, at George Mason, Jon received a university-wide Teacher of Distinction award for his courses in distributed systems, web development, and program analysis. Jon serves on a variety of program committees for top software engineering conferences. As part of his efforts to broaden the participation of underrepresented groups his research communities, Jon helped form the ICSE Student Mentoring Workshop Steering Committee after co-organizing the student mentoring workshop twice at ICSE, and four times at SPLASH. In Summer 2020, Jon co-founded the Clowdr open source project to help support virtual academic conferences, and subsequently co-founded a startup to provide paid support and development for the project. His contributions to the object-oriented programming community were recognized with the 2020 Dahl-Nygaard Junior Researcher Prize. His research has been funded by the NSA and the NSF, and he is the recipient of the NSF CAREER award. His other interests include photography, cooking and cycling.