Dr. John-Paul Ore

Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University

  • (2015–9 ) Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering
    Nebraska (with the Nimbus Lab Co–Advised by Sebastian Elbaum and Carrick Detweiler)
  • (2012–5) M.S. Computer Science and Engineering
    Nebraska (with the Nimbus Lab)
  • (1992–6) B.A. Philosophy
    University of Chicago


  • Co-PI: NSF-NRI 'Development of a Customizable Fleet of Autonomous Co-Robots for Advancing Aquaculture Production' ($1,018,596.00)
  • Co-PI: NCSU-NC Space Grant (Primary NASA) - Support for Underwater Robotics Club ($5K)


  • Best Tool Demonstration. International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA). Santa Barbara, CA, July 2017.
  • ACM Student Travel Award, ACM Automated Software Engineering, 2018.
  • Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2014.
  • Othmer Fellowship ($8,000 / year), University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2014–2018.

Students and mentoring

  • Samuel Hodges, NC State (Ph.D., exp. 202x)
  • Azeeza Eagal, NC State (Ph.D., exp. 202x)
  • Colin Moore, NC State (Ph.D., exp. 202x)
  • Shilpa Kancharla, NC State (M.S., exp. 2022)
  • Amr Moussa, NC State (B.S, exp. 2023)
  • Vivek Rothi, Amazon 126 R&D Lab (M.S., 2021)
  • Jacob (Jake) Keller, Nauticus Robotics (M.S., 2021)