Baishakhi Ray

Associate Professor
Columbia University


Office: CEPSR 604
Phone: +1-212-939-7112
Fax: +1-212-666-0140


I am primarily interested in improving software reliability and developers' productivity for traditional and AI-driven software. To know more about my research, please check ARiSE Lab.

My student Saikat Chakraborty is in the academic job market.


  • DISCO got into ACL. Congrats Robin and Saikat. 

  • Are we there yet? is in ICSE journal first. Congrats Saikat, Rahul, Robin.

  • Unicorn got in Eurosys.

  • VELVET got in SANER. Congrats Robin. 

  • Modit got in ASE. Congrats Saikat.

  • StateFormer got in FSE. Congrats Kexin.

  • Are we there yet? is in TSE. Congrats Saikat, Rahul, Robin.

  • PLBART got in NAACL'21. Congrats Saikat and Wasi.



  • VMware Early Career Faculty Award, 2020.

  • IBM Faculty Award, 2019.

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2019.

Best Paper Award: 

  • EAPLS (European Association of Programming Languages and Systems) FASE best paper award, 2020.

  • ACM  Distinguished Paper Award, FSE 2017.

  • ACM Distinguished Paper Award, MSR 2017.

  • Best Student Paper Award, S&P (Oakland) 2014.


  • NSF CAREER: Systematic Software Testing for Deep Learning Applications, 2019-2024.

  • NSF grant for organizing Workshop on Deep Learning and Software Engineering, 2019-2019.

  • NSF EAGER: Finding Semantic Security Bugs with Pseudo-Oracle Testing, 2018-2020.

  • NSF SPX: Integrating Persistent Memory in the Cloud, 2018-2021.

  • NSF CHS: Small: Translating Compilers for Visual Computing in Dynamic Languages, 2016-2019.

  • NSF TWC: Small: Collaborative: Automated Detection and Repair of Error Handling Bugs in SSL/TLS Implementations, 2016-2019.