Guilherme H. Travassos

Head of the Systems Engineering and Computer Science Program - COPPE/UFRJ




Engineer (Federal University of Juiz de Fora, 1985), Master (1990) and Doctor (1994) in Systems and Computer Engineering from COPPE / Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He did a Postdoctoral internship at the University of Maryland-College Park together with SEL / NASA (USA - 98/00), having as main focus applied experimentation in Software Engineering and software product line. He is currently a full professor at the Systems and Computer Engineering Program (PESC) at COPPE / Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. His research is inserted in the context of Experimental Software Engineering, acting mainly on the following themes: software quality (VV&T), large-scale science, engineering of WEB applications and ubiquitous systems, simulation in software engineering, environments and tools to support the software development and experimentation. He leads the Experimental Software Engineering group at COPPE / UFRJ and is part of ISERN - International Software Engineering Research Network. He is a member of SBC - Brazilian Computer Society and a professional member of ACM - Association for Computer Machinery. He is an associate editor of the journal Elsevier- Information & Software Technology (IST) and makes up the editorial board of the SpringerOpen - Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development (JSERD), World Scientific - International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (IJSEKE) and e Informatica Software Engineering Journal (eISEJ). Collaborates with the software industry through research & development projects developed by COPPE / UFRJ. Additional information can be obtained at