Christian Bird

Christian Bird

is a researcher in the empirical software engineering group at Microsoft Research. He is primarily interested in the relationship between software design, social dynamics, and processes in large development projects. He has studied software development teams at Microsoft, IBM, and in the Open Source realm, examining the effects of distributed development, ownership policies, and the ways in which teams complete software tasks. He has published in the top Software Engineering venues and is the recipient of the ACM SIGSOFT distinguished paper award.

Affiliations and Expertise

Researcher, Microsoft Research, Redmond, VA