Marco Gerosa

Registered user since Tue 5 Sep 2017

Name: Marco Gerosa

Bio: Dr. Gerosa is an Associate Professor at Northern Arizona University (NAU), United States, and a member of the Computer Science Graduate Program at the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. He researches tools and strategies to support newcomers onboarding to open source software projects and aspects of chatbot design. He served on the program committee (PC) of important conferences, such as FSE, CSCW, SANER, and MSR, and as a reviewer for several journals. He also served as the PC Chair of IEEE ICGSE and CRIWG and as a co-editor of several journals special issues. He published more than 200 papers, and his production has an impact factor of more than 35 (Google Scholar).

Keywords: human aspects of software engineering, CSCW, newcomers to OSS, mining software repositories

Country: United States

Affiliation: Northern Arizona University, USA

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Research interests: OSS Communities, Software Evolution, Mining Software Repositories, Human Aspects of Software Engineering


BotSE 2021 Session Chair of Bots' Effects on Human Behavior (part of BotSE 2021)
Session Chair of Opening (part of BotSE 2021)
Session Chair of Keynote (part of BotSE 2021)
Co-chair in Organizing Committee within the BotSE 2021-track
Session Chair of Closing (part of BotSE 2021)
CHASE 2021 PC Member in Program Committee
MSR 2021 Author of Can I Solve it? Identifying the APIs required to complete OSS tasks within the Technical Papers-track
Author of How Do Software Developers Use GitHub Actions to Automate Their Workflows? within the Technical Papers-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
ESEC/FSE 2020 Author of A Theory of the Engagement in Open Source Projects via Summer of Code Programs within the Research Papers-track
ICGSE 2020 Committee Member in Program Committee
Session Chair of Session 3 (part of [Joint Event] - ICSSP/ICGSE)
MSR 2020 Ordinary PC member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
ICSE 2021 Author of The Shifting Sands of Motivation: Revisiting What Drives Contributors in Open Source within the Technical Track-track
ICGSE 2019 Author of Let me in: Guidelines for the Successful Onboarding of Newcomers to Open Source Projects within the ICGSE 2019 Journal-First Paper Presentations-track
ICPC 2018 Author of Impacts of Coding Practices on Readability within the Technical Research-track
ESEC/FSE 2018 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research Papers-track
* ICSE 2018 * Author of How Modern News Aggregators Help Development Communities Shape and Share Knowledge within the Technical Papers -track
Author of Almost There: A Study on Quasi-Contributors in Open-Source Software Projects within the Technical Papers -track