Dr. Yiling Lou (娄一翎)

                    Pre-Tenure Associate Professor
                    School of Computer Science
                    Fudan University
                    2005 Songhu Road
                    Shanghai, China


Dr. Yiling Lou is currently a Pre-Tenure Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science, Fudan University, China. Before joining Fudan University, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Purdue University, working with Prof. Lin Tan. She received her Ph.D degree and B.S degree in Computer Science from Peking University, where she was very fortunate to work under the supervision of Prof. Lu Zhang and Prof. Dan Hao . Her research interests mainly focus on Software Engineering, and its synergy with Artificial Intelligence and Programming Language.

Our group is always recruiting undergraduate/master/Phd students interested in SE and AI. Please send me an email with your CV if you are interested in working with us.


  • Check out our manually-crafted benchmark ClassEval for evaluating LLMs on class-level code generation. Any feedback would be appreciated for helping us improve the benchmark. [Benchmark Github] Hugging Face Support [Preprint]
  • Check out our preprint for evaluating instruction-tuned LLMs on code comprehension tasks.
  • Two papers accepted to FSE 2023 after major revision.
  • Three papers accepted to ASE 2023.
  • Check out our preprint on ChatGPT-based unit test generation.
  • Two papers accepted to FSE 2023.
  • Two papers accepted to ICSE 2023.
  • I'm joining Fudan University as a Pre-Tenure Associate Professor.
  • Two papers accepted to ICSE 2022.
  • One paper accepted to TSE.
  • Our work won IEEE TCSE Distinguished Paper Award at ICSME'21.
  • I will join Purdue University as a postdoctral fellow, working with Prof. Lin Tan.