MSR 2020
Mon 29 - Tue 30 June 2020
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Alberto Bacchelli

Registered user since Fri 17 Mar 2017

Name: Alberto Bacchelli

Bio: I am SNSF professor at the University of Zurich (UZH), where I am leading the Zurich Empirical Software Engineering Team (ZEST).

Before joining UZH, I have worked four years as assistant professor at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), The Netherlands, after which I received tenure. I obtained my Ph.D. in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Michele Lanza, working in the REVEAL research group, at the Faculty of Informatics, of the University of Lugano (USI). I have been intern twice (2012 and 2013) at Microsoft Research (MSR) in Redmond, USA, working with Dr. Christian Bird

I obtained my bachelor and master degrees in computer science from University of Bologna (UniBO), also studying one year at the Université Libre De Bruxelles (ULB) during my Master. After obtaining the master degree, I also have worked in industry for year at Cineca, the largest Italian computing center.

Country: Switzerland

Affiliation: University of Zurich

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Research interests: Software Engineering


MSR 2020Author of Do Explicit Review Strategies Improve Code Review Performance? within the Registered Reports-track
Author of Investigating Severity Thresholds for Test Smells within the Technical Papers-track
Award Recipient of Ric Holt Early Career Achievement Award within the MSR Awards-track
Ordinary PC member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
ICSE 2020Author of Primers or Reminders? The Effects of Existing Review Comments on Code Review within the Technical Papers-track
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