Latest News

  • Gen 2017
    PC member for ASE 2017
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    The IEEE/ACM Automated Software Engineering (ASE) Conference series is the premier research forum for automated software engineering. Each year, it brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to discuss foundations, techniques, and tools for automating the analysis, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance of large software systems. Consider submitting a paper and participating! ASE 2017 home page.
  • Gen 2017
    Paper accepted in TSE
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    A Developer Centered Bug Prediction Model
    by D. Di Nucci, F. Palomba, G. De Rosa, G. Bavota, R. Oliveto, A. De Lucia
  • Dec 2016
    Paper accepted in TSE
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    When and Why Your Code Starts to Smell Bad
    (and Whether the Smells Go Away)
    by M. Tufano, F. Palomba, G. Bavota, R. Oliveto, M. Di Penta, A. De Lucia
  • Dec 2016
    A research paper accepted at ICSE 2017
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    Supporting Software Developers with a Holistic Recommender System
    by L. Ponzanelli, S. Scalabrino, G. Bavota, A. Mocci, R. Oliveto, M. Di Penta, M. Lanza
  • Nov 2016
    PC member for ICSME 2017
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    The International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) is the premier international forum for researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to present, discuss, and debate the most recent ideas, experiences, and challenges in software maintenance and evolution. Consider submitting a paper and participating! ICSME 2017 home page.
  • Nov 2016
    PC member for MSR 2017
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    The Mining Software Repositories (MSR) field analyzes the rich data available in software repositories to uncover interesting and actionable information about software systems and projects. The goal of this two-day working conference is to advance the science and practice of MSR. The 13th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories is sponsored by IEEE TCSE, and ACM SIGSOFT. The MSR conference is co-located with ICSE 2017, at Buenos Aires, Argentina, 20-21 May, 2017. Consider submitting a paper and participating! MSR 2017 home page.
  • Nov 2016
    Paper accepted in JSEP
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    There and Back Again: Can you Compile that Snapshot?
    by M. Tufano, F. Palomba*, G. Bavota, M. Di Penta, R. Oliveto, A. De Lucia, D. Poshyvanyk
  • Sep 2016
    Invited lecturer at Summer School on Software Engineering - UNIBZ
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    The 2016 Summer School on Software Engineering hosted by the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is a three-day event (September 13-15, 2016) featuring five tutorials delivered by leading researchers in the software engineering field.
    Tutorial title: Learning Empirical Software Engineering form my Mistakes! School home page.
  • May 2016
    Paper accepted in JSEP
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    An Empirical Study on Developer Related Factors Characterizing Fix-Inducing Commits
    by M. Tufano, G. Bavota, D. Poshyvanyk, M. Di Penta, R. Oliveto, A. De Lucia
  • May 2016
    ACM Sigsoft Distinguished Paper Award at ICPC 2016
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    Improving Code Readability Models with Textual Features
    by S. Scalabrino, M. Linares-Vasquez, D. Poshyvanyk, R. Oliveto
  • Apr 2016
    PC member for SANER 2017
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    SANER is the premier research conference on the theory and practice of recovering information from existing software and systems. It explores innovative methods of extracting the many kinds of information that can be recovered from software, software engineering documents, and systems artifacts, and examines innovative ways of using this information in system renovation and program understanding. Consider submitting a paper and participating! SANER 2017 home page.

Academic Positions

  • Present 2015

    Associate Professor

    University of Molise
    Department of Bioscience and Territory

  • 2015 2010

    Assistant Professor

    University of Molise
    Department of Bioscience and Territory

  • 2010 2007

    Research Fellow

    University of Salerno
    Department of Mathematics and Informatics

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2008

    Ph.D. in Software Engineering

    University of Salerno

  • M.S.2004

    Laurea in Computer Science

    University of Salerno