My name is Patrick Morrison. I am a PhD Candidate advised by Laurie Williams in the Computer Science Department at North Carolina State University. My research interests are in software engineering, software security, and mining software repositories. I have been an IBM PhD Fellow, and an intern at Microsoft Research, as well as a software developer and consultant. I earned an MS in Computer Science from Florida Atlantic University, and a BSCS from the University of Florida. I am a member of the ACM, and the IEEE.