Barbora Buhnova

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Name: Barbora Buhnova

Bio: Barbora (Bara) Buhnova is an Associate Professor at Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics (FI MU) in Brno, and a deputy chair of the Department of Computer Systems and Communications at FI MU. She received her Ph.D. degree in computer science in 2008 for application of formal methods in software architecture design, continued with related topics as a postdoc researcher at University of Karlsruhe and Research Center for Information Technology (FZI) in Karlsruhe, Germany, and later at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, and now leads multiple research teams at both FI MU (software architecture, smart cities) and the Institute of Computer Science of MU (big data analytics). Bara has been involved in organization of numerous leading conferences (e.g. ICSE, ICSA, ESEC-FSE, QoSA, CBSE, MOBILESoft) and acts as a reviewer and guest editor in multiple journals (e.g. IEEE TSE, Elsevier SCP, Elsevier JSS, Springer SoSyM, Wiley SME), as well as the Steering Committee chair of the ICSA conference on software architecture. Next to her academic activities, she is the chair of the Association of Industrial Partners of Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics (with 32 companies), and she is part of a strategic team running a non-profit organisation aiming at making IT skills more accessible to youth and women of any age (reaching to 10,000+ graduates).

Affiliation: Masaryk University

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MSR 2019Author of STRAIT: A Tool for Automated Software Reliability Growth Analysis within the MSR 2019 Technical Papers-track
ETAPS 2019Mentor in Mentors within the Mentoring Workshop-track
Author of Science and Sanity: how to do the former while retaining the later (Panel) within the Mentoring Workshop-track
Speaker in Speakers within the Mentoring Workshop-track
Publicity Chair in Organizing Committee
ICSE 2019Author of Mistakes in UML Diagrams: Analysis of Student Projects in a Software Engineering Course within the Software Engineering Education and Training -track
Session Chair of Trends and Challenges in SE (part of Papers)
Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Track-track
Author of (Do Not) Trust in Ecosystems within the New Ideas and Emerging Results-track
PC Member in Program committee within the Posters-track
* ICSE 2018 *Committee Member in Program committee within the Technical Papers -track
Committee Member in SEET Program committee within the SEET - Software Engineering Education and Training -track
Session Chair of Software Tools and Environments (part of Technical Papers )
Proceedings Chair in Organizing committee