Biographical Sketch

Filippo Lanubile is a Full Professor of computer science and Head of the Department of Informatics at the University of Bari, Italy, where he also leads the Collaborative Development Research Group. He is the co-founder, and previously the CEO, of the academic spin-off company PeoplewareAI. From 1995 to 1997, he was a research associate in the Experimental Software Engineering Group at the University of Maryland. His research interests include: human factors in software engineering, collaborative software development, software engineering for AI/ML systems, social computing and emotion detection. He is a recipient of a NASA Group Achievement Award (1996), an IBM Eclipse Innovation Award (2006), an IBM Faculty Award (2008), and the Software Engineering Innovation Foundation Award from Microsoft Research (2011). He is the Chair of the Steering Committee of the ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM) and the International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE). He is the Chair of the IEEE Software Advisory Board and a member of the Advisory Board of the Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE) journal.