Wednesday (9/21) 10:15
Automated Testing of Refactoring Engines
Rohit Gheyi (Federal University of Campina Grande)

Rohit Gheyi Rohit Gheyi is an Adjunct Professor at Federal University of Campina Grande. He received his DSc. in Computer Science in 2007 from Federal University of Pernambuco. He was a visiting scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology during his PhD. He has a PQ-2 research grant from CNPq since 2011. Gheyi has co-authored more than 60 refereed papers in international conferences and journals. His research group won more than 20 national and international awards. His research area is software engineering, and his current research interests refactoring, software testing, software product lines and formal methods.

Wednesday (9/21) 13:30
Mining sociotechnical information to support newcomers to OSS projects
Marco Aurélio Gerosa (University of São Paulo)

Marco Aurelio Gerosa Marco Aurélio Gerosa is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. His research lies in the intersection between Software Engineering and Social Computing, focusing on the fields of empirical software engineering, mining software repositories, software evolution, and social dimensions of software development. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers. He served as Program Chair at ICGSE 2016, SBCARS 2016, and VEM 2015, and as PC member in several international conferences, such as ACM CSCW, SANER, MSR, etc. In addition to his research, he also coordinates award-winning open source projects. For more information, visit

Wednesday (9/21) 15:45
Cloud Migration: Stairway to Heaven?
Nabor Mendonça (University of Fortaleza)

Nabor Mendonça Nabor Mendonça is a full professor at the University of Fortaleza, Brazil. His main research interests include software engineering and distributed systems, with a focus on the development and evaluation of cloud computing solutions and technologies. In 2013 he received a Microsoft Research's Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF) award for a project on automatic software adaptation to the cloud. Prof. Mendonça has a BSc in data processing from the Federal University of Amazonas, Brazil; an MSc in computer science from the State University of Campinas, Brazil; and a PhD in computing from Imperial College London, UK. He’s a member of IEEE, ACM, and the Brazilian Computer Society. Contact him at