Since the mid-2000s, CS Professor Tao Xie has been working with Microsoft Research to develop more effective software testing methods, helping the company improve the utility and impact of its software development tools. At the same time, Microsoft Research has facilitated the development of educational resources for use in teaching computer science. Xie’s collaboration is an excellent example of how interactions between industry and academia can provide benefits to both spheres.
Read the full story in an Illinois CS Click! Magazine article on "Xie’s Collaboration on Pex Benefits Microsoft and CS Education"