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Computer Science Professor Tapped to Edit Journal

Dr. Jeff Gray

Dr. Jeff Gray

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, was recently named the editor-in-chief of Journal on Software and Systems Modeling, or SoSym, the top research journal in the software modeling area.

SoSyM is an English language quarterly international journal that focuses on theoretical and practical issues pertaining to the development and application of software and system modeling languages and techniques. The aim of the journal is to publish high-quality works that further understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of modeling languages and techniques, present rigorous analyses of modeling experiences, and present scalable modeling techniques and processes that facilitate rigorous and economical development of software.

Gray is a national leader in computer science education, and is a member of Code.org’s Education Advisory Council. A member of the software engineering group within the department of computer science, Gray’s research is in the area of software modeling, domain-specific languages and mobile computing.

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 130 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.