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Jinghui Cheng
BSE (Xi’an Jiaotong University, China); MSE (Xi’an Jiaotong University, China); PhD (DePaul University, USA)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 3232 Fax: (514) 340-5139 Room: M-4117
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Student research project(s)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Software engineering
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Usability engineering
  • Non-functional software requirements
  • Game design and development
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2705 Software and development
  • 2706 Software engineering
  • 2710 Information systems design
  • 1605 Human factors engineering

Publications

Recent publications
Journal article
Wang, W., Cheng, J. & Guo, J.L.C. (2022). How Do Open Source Software Contributors Perceive and Address Usability? Valued Factors, Practices, and Challenges. IEEE Software, 39(1), 76-83. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1109/MS.2020.3009514
Conference paper
Hellman, J., Cheng, J. & Guo, J.L.C. (2021). Facilitating Asynchronous Participatory Design of Open Source Software: Bringing End Users into the Loop. Paper presented at the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Extended Abstracts (CHI EA 2021), New York, NY, USA (7 pages). Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1145/3411763.3451643
Journal article
Vierhauser, M., Bayley, S., Wyngaard, J., Xiong, W., Cheng, J., Huseman, J., Lutz, R.R. & Cleland-Huang, J. (2021). Interlocking Safety Cases for Unmanned Autonomous Systems in Shared Airspaces. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 47(5), 899-918. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1109/TSE.2019.2907595
Conference paper
Sanei, A., Cheng, J. & Adams, B. (2021). The Impacts of Sentiments and Tones in Community-Generated Issue Discussions. Paper presented at the 13th IEEE/ACM International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE 2021) (10 pages). Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1109/CHASE52884.2021.00009

Biography

Jinghui Cheng received an M.Sc.Eng. degree in Computer Systems Engineering (2009) and a B.Sc.Eng. degree in Information Engineering (2006) from Xi’an Jiaotong Univeristy, China. He obtained his Ph.D. degree at DePaul University, Chicago (2017), and was an associate research fellow at the University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana) between September 2016 and September 2017. Prior to his Ph.D. study, he has accumulated years of industrial experience as a game developer. His current research combines the fields of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Software Engineering. He is particularly interested in exploring technologies that support practitioners who have domain-specific expertise but special information needs, including software engineers, designers, and domain experts.

Education

  • BSE in Information Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, July 2006
  • MSE in Computer Systems Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, June 2009
  • PhD in Computer Science, DePaul University, Chicago, USA, March 2017

Supervision at Polytechnique

COMPLETED

  • Master's Thesis (2)

    • Lamine, Y. (2020). Understanding the Practice and Supporting the Creation of Design Systems (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/5402/
    • Sharbatdar, N. (2020). Supporting Transportation Decision-Makers with Tool Design and Data Uncertainty Visualizations (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/5466/

News about Jinghui Cheng

NEWS | June 22, 2021
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Press review about Jinghui Cheng

July 8, 2020, CRCHUM, L'audace de quatre chercheuses récompensée Dre Gabrielle Pagé a obtenu une subvention AUDACE de 127 000 $ des Fonds de recherche du Québec, projet qu'elle co-dirigera avec Jinghui Cheng, professeur adjoint au Département de génie informatique et génie logiciel de Polytechnique Montréal.