Cesare Pautasso is full professor in the Faculty of Informatics at the University of Lugano, Switzerland. Previously he was a researcher at the IBM Zurich Research Lab and a senior researcher at ETH Zurich, where he was awarded his PhD in 2004. His research focuses on building experimental systems to explore the intersection of model-driven software composition techniques, business process modeling languages, and autonomic/Grid computing. Recently he has developed an interest in Web 2.0 Mashups and Architectural Decision Modeling.
He is the lead architect of JOpera (www.jopera.org), a powerful rapid service composition tool for Eclipse. His teaching and training activities both in academia and in industry cover advanced topics related to Web Development, Middleware, Service Oriented Architectures and emerging Web services technologies.
He is a reviewer for several international funding agencies, including the EU FET-Open program. He is an active member of the ACM and the IEEE Computer Society where he has served on more than 100 program committees. He served as the general chair of the 9th European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS) hosted at USI in 2011.
* Software Composition for Distributed Systems
* Web 2.0 Mashups
* Cloud Computing
* Business Process Management
* Service Oriented Architectures and Web Services
* Model Driven Engineering
* REST and Web API Design