UNIBZ - Barbara Russo - Consortium Coordinator
Dr. Barbara Russo is Associate Professor at UNIBZ and director of the Master Course in Computer Science. She has been the local coordinator of the EMMC EMCSE(2007-2012). Formerly, she visited the Max-Planck Institut für Mathematik, Bonn and the University of Liverpool, UK as Marie Curie Fellow. Her last publications include Journal of Empirical Software Engineering, and Journal of Software Systems. Her books include Adopting Open Source Software, A Practical Guide (with Fitzgerald, Kesan, Shaikh and Succi), MIT Press, 2011. She participated in EU projects like NAME FP5, COSPA FP6, CALIBRE FP6. Her research interests are in the field of empirical software engineering and software measurement with focus on Open Source software and agile methods email: email@example.com phone: +39 0471 016125
UKL - Dieter Rombach
Prof. H. Dieter Rombach is chair for Software Engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern and Executive Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering in Kaiserslautern. Previously, He was Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, and also Project Manager at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. His main research topics can be found in the area of “Software Engineering”, especially in methods for developing software with predictable quality, in quantitative methods for measuring and assessing software products and software processes, in languages and methods for developing and using explicit software process models, in process-based software development environments as well as in software reuse.
UNIKL - Christian Wolschke - firstname.lastname@example.org
Christian Wolschke (M. Sc.) is a researcher at the University of Kaiserslautern, where he graduated in 2012. After his master studies he gained working experience in development of bus connected networks. In 2014 he started his PhD studies. His research interests are virtual prototyping and testing in embedded domains.
UPM - Natalia Juristo
Prof. Natalia Juristo is full professor of software engineering at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid since 1997. She was awarded, starting in January 2013, a FiDiPro (Finland Distinguished Professor Program) professorship. She was the Director of the UPM MSc in Software Engineering from 1992 to 2002 and coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus European Master on SE (with the participation of the University of Bolzano, the University of Kaiserslautern and the University of Blekinge) from 2006 to 2012. Her main research interests are experimental software engineering, requirements and testing. She co-authored the book Basics of Software Engineering Experimentation (Kluwer, 2001). She is a member of the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions of SE and Empirical SE Journal
UPM - Xavier Ferré - email@example.com
Dr. Xavier Ferre, associate professor at the Computer Science School at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), was the Director of the Master Universitario en Ingeniería del Software – European Master on Software Engineering at UPM in the period 2011-2012 and Associate Director for International Relations for this same Master program since 2014. His primary research interests are interaction design in mobile applications and the selection of UCD methods for application in software development projects. He has taught tutorials on the latter in the 28th Intl. Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'06) and CHI-2011. He has authored with Nigel Bevan the online tool for practitioners usability planner (http://usabilityplanner.org/). He has co-authored highly cited papers with Ben Shneiderman and Larry L. Constantine. He is member of the program committee of the INTERACT conference since 2007, of the Spanish and Latin-American INTERACCIÓN conference since 2006, and of the Intl. Conf. on Human-Centred Software Engineering (HCSE) since 2008. He has been a visiting researcher at CERN (European Laboratory for Particle Physics), Switzerland, and at the HCIL (Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory) - University of Maryland, USA, and a Visiting Professor at the School of Software Engineering with the Modular Professorship program of Tongji University, China. He is the associate director of the UPM - El Mundo chair on Digital Communication since 2013.
OY - Markku Oivo
Markku Oivo (PhD, eMBA) is full professor at University of Oulu since 2002. He is head of the Department of Information Processing Science and M-Group currently on a sabbatical at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Prof. Markku Oivo has 30+ years of research, R&D and management experience in academy and industry in Finland, US, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. During 2000-2002 he was Vice President and director of R&D at Solid Information Technologies. He held several positions at VTT in 1986-2000 including Professor and Head of Embedded SW R&D. He has held visiting positions at the University of Maryland (1990-91), Schlumberger Ltd. (Paris 1994-95), Fraunhofer IESE (1999-2000), University of Bolzano (2014-15), and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (2015). He has worked at Kone Co. (1982-86) and at the University of Oulu (1981-82). He has initiated and managed more than 100 national and international research projects and programs with tens of millions of Euros.
OY - Muhammad Ovais Ahmad - firstname.lastname@example.org
Muhammad Ovais Ahmad (Ph.D.) is postdoctoral research fellow in M3S research unit at Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Oulu, Finland. His research interests are software development methodologies, evidence based software engineering, process assessment and improvement, software engineering curriculum and pedagogy, human factors in software engineering, portfolio/program/project management, technology and digital services adoption and diffusion