Frank Tip is a Senior Principal Engineer at Samsung Research America in Mountain View, California and an Adjunct Professor at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. Previously, he was a Professor and Cheriton Research Chair in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo (2012-2014), and a Research Staff Member and Manager at the Software Technology Department at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center (1995-2012). He received his PhD in 1995 from the University of Amsterdam.

Frank's research interests include: Program Analysis, Refactoring, Test Generation, Fault Localization, Automated Program Repair, Data-Centric Synchronization, and Analysis of Web Applications.