In my “day job” I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. I lead a research lab in software engineering. Mostly, we study the concept assignment problem. You can read details at my professional page and my google profile.
I am writing this blog to clear up many questions I receive about university research, applying to graduate school, and academia in general. I will try to tell you about the problems I encounter and see others encounter. For graduate students (and prospective students), I hope to give you some useful hints and tricks I have discovered.
If you want to contact me, post a comment! Or email me: cmc [at] nd [dotedu]
Since 2010 I have been very happily married:
In my time off, my favorite hobby is aviation. I completed my Private Pilot Certificate in July 2012 under the skillful guidance of Shaun Stewart at the Williamsburg Flight Center in Virginia. But I was introduced to flying by a good friend a long time ago: