Favonia’s research interests lie in achieving high rigor in computer programs and mathematical proofs. In particular, they have been working on proof mechanization, type theory, programming language theory, and property-based testing. They pay attention to theoretical concerns and practical considerations and are attracted to research informed by both.
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University (2017) B.S. in Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (2008)
Kuen-Bang Hou Favonia joined the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in 2018 as an assistant professor. They received their Ph.D. (2017) in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to their time at the University, Favonia served as a research assistant at Academia Sinica in Taiwan from 2009-10 and as a postdoctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University in 2017. They received the Distinguished Dissertation Award from Carnegie Mellon University in 2017 and the Distinguished Reviewer Award from the International Conference on Functional Programming in 2021.