AT&T Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Director of the Information and Telecommunication Technology Center at the University of Kansas; Senior Member IEEE; Senior Member ACM; Past Chair IEEE Engineering of Computer-Based Systems Technical Committee.
Born in Rotterdam, PhD math. Utrecht 1976, with Leiden University till 1982,
with CWI Amsterdam till 1985, subsequently with the University of Amsterdam (UoA). Professor of software engineering since 1985, with Philips Research during 1988/9, visiting professor of informatics in Swansea. Currently director of Informatics Institute of the UoA Faculty of Science, Chair Informatics Section of Academia Europaea. Editor-in-chief of Science of Computer Programming. Also with Minstroom Research BV
I received the Laurea degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, in 2003 and the Ph.D. degree in Information Engineering from the University of Sannio in 2007.
Since 2003 I have worked as a researcher in the field of software engineering writing more than 60 papers published in journals and conference proceedings. My main research interests include software maintenance and testing, software reuse, software reverse engineering, and re-engineering, with a particular interest in software modularization.
I also served both as a member of the program and organizing committees of several international conferences, and as a reviewer of papers submitted to some of the main journals and magazines in the field of data and process mining, software engineering, software maintenance, program comprehension, and the application of computational intelligence approaches in the above fields.
Currently, I am an Assistant Professor at Giustino Fortunato University, holding the courses of "Foundations of Computer Science" and "Software Systems and Services" for the Avionics Science and Technologies master degree.
Dirk Beyer is Professor of Computer Science and has a Research Chair for Software Systems at the University of Passau, Germany. Before, he worked at Simon Fraser University, B.C., Canada, at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, and at UC Berkeley, CA, USA. His research focuses on models, algorithms, and tools for the construction and analysis of reliable software systems. He is the principal designer and implementor of several successful tools, for example, CCVisu, CPAchecker, CrocoPat, and BLAST.
Christian Bird is a researcher in the empirical software engineering group at Microsoft Research. Christian received B.S. from BYU and his Ph.D. from U.C. Davis.
M. Brian Blake, PhD is Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Drexel University. As the highest ranking academic officer, he oversees all academic programs across the 15 schools and colleges and over 26,000 students. Blake came to Drexel from the University of Miami, where he set research and teaching priorities and led faculty enhancement efforts as vice provost for academic affairs, and oversaw 155 graduate programs serving more than 5,700 students as dean of the Graduate School. Previously he was associate dean for research and graduate studies in the University of Notre Dame College of Engineering, and chaired the Georgetown University Department of Computer Science as it launched its first graduate program. Blake has directed computer science labs funded by more than $10 million in sponsored research awards; authored 170-plus publications and chaired six conferences; edited major journals including his current service as editor-in-chief of IEEE Internet Computing. Blake is a Senior Member of the IEEE and ACM Distinguished Scientist. Blake’s industry experience includes six years as a software engineer and architect at Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics and The MITRE Corporation before entering academia full time. Blake also holds appointments in the College of Engineering (as professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) and in the College of Medicine (as professor of neuroengineering).
Grady is recognized for his innovative work in software engineering. Grady is an IBM Fellow and has also been given the honor of Fellow for the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He has been awarded the Lovelace Medal and has given the Turing Lecture on behalf of the British Computer Society. Author of six best-selling books, Grady has published hundreds of technical articles and has lectured extensively around the world.
Marta Cimitile received her degree with full marks and honors in Ingegneria Gestionale in 11/12/2003 from the Facoltà degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”, presenting a thesis in “Enterprise management: organizational and technical problems related to implementation of a CRM”.
She has also received her PhD in software engineering at the Department of Informatics in the University of Bari, presenting a thesis in: “Knowledge Economy in Software Engineering”.
Currently she is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Faculty of Economics of the Unitelma Sapienza in Rome (Italy). Her main research is in the study and evolution of Process Mining, Process and Knowledge Management and Knowledge transfer in Open Innovation.
She was involved in several industrial projects for the realization of an Experience Factory for the knowledge storing and reuse and she made several teaching and training activities in the context of these research projects . She is also partner of the SER&Practices spin off company of the University of Bari.
My main research interests are in software engineering, especially in program analysis and automated testing.
David De Roure is Professor of e-Research at University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford e-Research Centre. He is a Strategic Advisor to the Economic and Social Research Council in the area of Social Media Data. Working on the intersection of humanities, social science, and computer science, David conducts research on social machines, computational musicology, large scale sociotechnical systems, cyber security and social computing.
Distinguished professor of computer science at Naval Postgraduate School. Past president of ACM. Past editor in chief of Communications of ACM. Currently editor of ACM Ubiquity. Author of ten books, most recent Great Principles of Computing (MIT Press 2015). Author of over four hundred scientific papers and articles.
Elisabetta Di Nitto is an associate professor at Politecnico di Milano. Her research interests are mainly on software engineering, cloud computing, process support systems, service-centric applications, dynamic software architectures, and autonomic systems. She has served in the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, SOCA Journal, Journal of Software: Evolution and Process. She has been program co-chair of ASE 2010 and ServiceWave 2010 and general chair of ESEC/FSE 2015.