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Andreas Zeller

Andreas Zeller is faculty at the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security and professor for Software Engineering at Saarland University, both in Saarbrücken, Germany. His research on automated debugging, mining software archives, specification mining, and security testing has proven highly influential. Zeller is an ACM Fellow and holds an ACM SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award.

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Gabriele Bavota

Gabriele Bavota is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Informatics of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano, where he is part of the Software Institute and he leads the SEART research group. He received the PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salerno, Italy, in 2013. His research interests include software maintenance and evolution, code quality, mining software repositories, and empirical software engineering. On these topics, he authored over 140 papers appeared in international journals and conferences and has received four ACM Sigsoft Distinguished Paper awards at the three top software engineering conferences: 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 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.

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Cecília Rubira

Cecília is a Full Professor of the Institute of Computing at State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, since October, 2011. She received her Ph.D. in Computing Science in 1994, at the Department of Computing Science in the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Her current research interests are fault tolerance, exception handling, design diversity, fault-tolerant software architectures, component-based software engineering, software product lines, self-adaptive and organising software systems. She has co-authored more than 100 scientific papers, book chapters, and books in these areas, and also supervises a number of MSc and PhD students at UNICAMP.