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David W. Binkley, Ph.D.

Dr. Binkley, Computer Science Department

ProfessorDr. Binkley

Phone: 410-617-2881
Office: Donnelly Science 127E

Research Site

Office Hours

Walk-in or by appointment


Dr. Binkley is Director of the Graduate Programs in Computer Science and Software Engineering. He teaches a diverse set of courses in the undergraduate program, and he is an active researcher in software engineering, information retrieval, and related areas.


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison


  • N. Gold, J. Krinke, M. Harman, and D. Binkley. Clone Detection for Max/MSP Patch Libraries (Poster Abstract). Digital Music Research Network Workshop, London, 2009.
  • S. Islam, J. Krinke, and D. Binkley. Coherent Dependence Clusters. ACM SIGPLAN-SIGSOFT Workshop on Program Analysis for Software Tools and Engineering, 2010.
  • D. Binkley, M. Davis, D. Lawrie, and C. Morrell. To CamelCase or Under_score? Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension, 2009.

Areas of Specialization

  • Information retrieval in software engineering
  • Software engineering and testing
  • Program slicing and merging
  • Programming languages
  • Software for safety-critical systems