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Gabriele Bavota


Gabriele Bavota received (cum laude) the Laurea in Computer Science from the University of Salerno (Italy).  He received the PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salerno in 2013. From January 2013 to October 2014 he has been a research fellow at the Department of Engineering of the University of Sannio. From November 2014 to August 2016 he was Assistant Professor at Free University of Bolzano-Bozen. He joined the Faculty of Informatics of USI as an Assistant Professor in September 2016, and is currently Associate Professor.

His research interests include software maintenance and evolution, mining software repositories, and empirical software engineering. He is author of over 150 papers appeared in international journals and conferences.

He is the recipient of the 2018 ACM Sigsoft Early Career Researcher Award for outstanding contributions in the area of software engineering as an early career investigator.  

He is the Principal Investigator of the DEVINTA ERC Starting Grant.

He received four ACM Sigsoft Distinguished Paper awards at the three top software engineering conference: ASE 2013 and 2017, ESEC-FSE 2015, and ICSE 2015. He also received the best/distinguished paper award at SCAM 2012, ICSME 2018, MSR 2019, and ICPC 2020.

He served as a Program Co-Chair for ICPC 2016, SCAM 2016, and SANER 2017. He also serves and has served as organizing and program committee member of international conferences in the field of software engineering, such as ICSE, ESEC/FSE, ASE, ICSME, MSR, ICPC, SANER, SCAM, and others.

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