Mayur Naik is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science at Georgia Tech since 2011.  His research interests lie at the intersection of the areas of programming languages and software engineering, with an emphasis on improving programmer productivity and software quality on modern computing platforms such as parallel, mobile, and cloud computing.  He is the author of Chord, a widely-used program analysis platform for Java.  He has also contributed to various program analysis-based systems, including Dynodroid (an input generation system for Android apps), CloneCloud (a mobile-cloud computing system for Android apps), CBI (a framework for remote monitoring and statistical debugging of C programs), CalFuzzer (a tool for testing multi-threaded Java programs), and SLAM (a model checker for C programs).  He has received a PLDI Distinguished Paper Award (2014), an NSF CAREER award (2013), a Google Faculty Research Award (2011), an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award (2009), and a Microsoft Graduate Fellowship (2004-05).  He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University (2007) and was a research scientist at Intel Labs Berkeley from 2008 to 2011.