Stefano Zacchiroli

Registered user since Tue 5 Mar 2019

Name: Stefano Zacchiroli

Bio: Stefano Zacchiroli is Associate Professor of Computer Science at Université de Paris on leave at Inria. His research interests span formal methods, software preservation, and Free/Open Source Software engineering. He is co-founder and current CTO of the Software Heritage project. He is an official member of the Debian Project since 2001, where he was elected to serve as Debian Project Leader for 3 terms in a row over the period 2010-2013. He is a former Board Director of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and recipient of the 2015 O’Reilly Open Source Award.

Country: France

Affiliation: Université de Paris and Inria

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Research interests: software engineering, free and open source software, digital preservation, formal methods


MSR 2021Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
OSS 2021Program Co-Chair in Program Committee within the OSS 2021 Papers-track
Program Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
MSR 2020Mining Challenge Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
Session Chair of MSR Mining Challenge (part of Mining Challenge)
Author of Forking Without Clicking: on How to Identify Software Repository Forks within the Technical Papers-track
Mining Challenge Co-Chair in Program Committee within the Mining Challenge-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the FOSS Award-track
Author of Determining the Intrinsic Structure of Public Software Development History within the Registered Reports-track
MSR 2019Committee Member in Program Committee within the MSR 2019 FOSS Award-track
Author of The Software Heritage Graph Dataset: public software development under one roof within the MSR 2019 Data Showcase-track
MSR 2018FOSS Award Committee Co-Chair in Organizing committee
FOSS Award Committee Co-Chair in FOSS Award within the FOSS Award-track