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Michele Lanza is a professor and dean of the Faculty of Informatics, University of Lugano, Switzerland. His doctoral dissertation, completed in 2003 at the University of Bern, received the prestigious European Ernst Denert award for best thesis in software engineering of 2003. Prof. Lanza received the Credit Suisse Award for best teaching in 2007 and 2009.

At the University of Lugano Prof. Lanza leads the REVEAL research group, working in the areas of software visualization, evolution, and reverse engineering. He authored more than peer-reviewed 100 technical papers and the book “Object-Oriented Metrics in Practice”.

Prof. Lanza is involved in a number of scientific communities,and has served on more than 80 program committees. He is president of CHOOSE (the Swiss Object-Oriented Software Engineering society). He was program co-chair of ICSM (the IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance) in 2010, of MSR (the Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories) in 2007 and 2008, of VISSOFT (the IEEE Workshop on Visualizing Software) in 2009, of IWPSE (the International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution) in 2007. He serves on the steering committee of ICSM, MSR, VISSOFT, Softvis, and IWPSE.

“MARFCAT: Fast Code Analysis for Weaknesses and Vulnerabilities” by Serguei Mokhov, Joey Paquet and Mourad Debbabi.
“University-Industry Collaboration and Open Source Software (OSS) Dataset in Mining Software Repositories (MSR) Research” by Ambika Tripathi, Savita Dabral and Ashish Sureka.
“Testing Analytics on Software Variability” by Haretong Leung and Kim Man Lui.
“Toward a Learned Project-Specific Fault Taxonomy: Application of Software Analytics” by Billy Kidwell and Jane Hayes.
“Analyzing Dynamic Information with Spy and Roassal: An Experience Report” by Alison Fernandez, Diego Gabriel Nuñez Duran, Alejandro José Infante Rica and Alexandre Bergel.
“M3: A General Model for Source Code Analytics in Rascal” by Bas Basten, Mark Hills, Paul Klint, Davy Landman, Ashim Shahi, Michael Steindorfer and Jurgen Vinju.