The EMSE teaching staff,by over 25 lecturers and their assistants, is composed by international well-recognized researchers and professionals.
Center of Applied Software Engineering, Free University of Bozen- Bolzano - Italy
Dr. Barbara Russo is Associate Professor at FUB 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
Research Group for Software Engineering, Universität Kaiserslautern - Germany
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.
Professor at University of Oulu - Finland
Samuli Saukkonen (PhD) is full professor at the University of Oulu since 1988. He has been the head and vice-head(teaching) of department at the Department of Information Processing Science for 18 years. His main research interest are in Requirements Engineering, Product Line Engineering and Software Process Improvement. Professor Saukkonen has supervised 15 PhD thesis and 100+ MSc thesis in the field of Software Engineering.
Professor at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - Spain
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.
EMSE Administrative Coordinator
Universität Kaiserslautern - Germany
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.
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - Spain
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.
University of Oulu - Finland
Burak Turhan (Ph.D.) is a Full Professor at the University of Oulu since 2014. He is also an affiliated Faculty at the Data Science Laboratory, Ryerson University, Canada. Dr. Turhan’s research and teaching interests in software engineering are focused on: empirical studies of software quality and programmer productivity, software analytics through the application of machine learning and data mining methods for defect and cost modeling, studying human factors in software engineering – particularly cognitive biases -, and mining software repositories for grounded decision making, as well as agile/ lean software development with a special focus on test-driven development. Dr. Turhan is an editorial board member for the Empirical Software Engineering Journal and a steering group member for Promise, Tera-Promise and Raise. He has co-authored a book titled “Sharing Data and Models in Software Engineering” (Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2015). For more information and details please visit http://turhanb.net