Melina Vidoni

Registered user since Wed 23 Dec 2020

Name:Melina Vidoni

Dr Vidoni is a newly joined academic (Lecturer, eq. to Assistant Professor) at the Australian National University in the School of Computing, where she continues her domestic and international collaborations with Canada and Germany. Dr Vidoni’s main research interests are mining software repositories, technical debt and software development; empirical software engineering when applied to data science and scientific software. Dr Vidoni is currently recruiting students. Please refer to Students Recruitment.

She graduated from Universidad Tecnologica Nacional (UTN) as an Information Systems Engineer. Years later, she received her PhD on the same institution, with the maximum qualification. She funded R-Ladies Santa Fe in 2018, and in 2019 moved to Australia to further her research career. Since 2018, she is also Associate Editor for rOpenSci, often acting as Editor in Chief.

Affiliation:Australian National University
Research interests:Empirical Software Engineering, Technical Debt, R Programming, MSR


MSR 2022 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
ICPC 2022 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research-track
ASE 2021 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Late Breaking Results-track
MSR 2021 Author of Technical Debt in the Peer-Review Documentation of R Packages: a rOpenSci Case Study within the Technical Papers-track
Author of Self-Admitted Technical Debt in R Packages: An Exploratory Study within the Technical Papers-track
ICSE 2021 Author of Evaluating Unit Testing Practices in R Packages within the Technical Track-track