Biographical Sketch

Filippo Lanubile is an Associate Professor of computer science at the University of Bari, Italy. He has the National Scientific Qualification for the Full Professor position. He leads the Research Laboratory for Network-based Collaboration and the Collaborative Development Research Group. From 1995 to 1997, he was a research associate in the Experimental Software Engineering Group at the University of Maryland. 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). His current research interests lie at the intersection of Software Engineering and Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, and are aiming at advancing research and practice in collaborative software development. Filippo Lanubile is a member of the Editorial Board of the Empirical Software Engineering (Springer) journal. In 2013 and 2008, he has been respectively the General Chair and the Program Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineeringe (ICGSE). He is currently a member of the Steering Committee of the same conference. Previously, he was the Workshop Chair of the Int. Workshop on Social Software Engineering (SSE'14), the co-organizer of the CSCW workshop on Trust in Virtual Teams, the Workshop Chair of the 2nd Int. Workshop on Social Software Engineering and Applications (SoSEA 2009), and the co-organizer of the 2003 and 2004 editions of the International Workshop on Global Software Development. Filippo Lanubile is the President of the scientific advisory board of Tecnopolis PST, a science and technology park owned by University of Bari, and a member of the scientific board of Informatici Senza Frontiere.