Tom Mens

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Name: Tom Mens

Bio: Prof. Dr. Tom Mens obtained a PhD in Science in 1999 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He became a lecturer at the University of Mons (UMONS) in October 2003, where he is currently full professor, director of the Software Engineering Lab, and vice-president of the INFORTECH Research Institute. His research interests include software evolution, quality and health management of software ecosystems, and software modeling. He co-organises the ICSE Software Health (SoHeal) workshops, and co-edited two Springer books “Software Evolution” and “Evolving Software Systems”. He published numerous highly-cited scientific articles in peer-reviewed international software engineering conferences and journals. He was keynote speaker for ICSME 2016 and program chair of ICSM 2013, CSMR 2012 and CSMR 2011. He is project leader of the FNRS-FRQ Québec-Wallonie collaborative research project “Socio-Technical Methodology and Analysis of Software Ecosystem Health” and the joint Belgian FNRS-FWO Excellence of Science project “Automated Assistance for Developing Software in Ecosys- tems of the Future”. He is a senior member of the IEEE, IEEE Computer Society member, and member of the ACM.

Country: Belgium

Affiliation: University of Mons

Personal website: http://staff.umons.ac.be/tom.mens/

Research interests: empirical software engineering, software evolution, software ecosystem, software quality, software modelling, software health

Contributions

BotSE 2021 Author of Identifying bot activity in GitHub pull request and issue comments within the BotSE 2021-track
Author of A Ground-truth Dataset and Classification Model for Detecting Bots in GitHub Issue and PR Comments within the BotSE 2021-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the BotSE 2021-track
SoHeal 2021 Committee Member in Program Committee within the SoHeal 2021-track
Author of Does the duration of rapid release cycles affect the bug handling activity? within the SoHeal 2021-track
Author of A Quantitative Assessment of Package Freshness in Linux Distributions within the SoHeal 2021-track
MSR 2021 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
MSR 2020 Ordinary PC member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
MSR 2019 Author of A Tool to Analyze Packages in Software Containers within the MSR 2019 Technical Papers-track
MSR 2018 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
Author of On the impact of security vulnerabilities in the npm package dependency network within the Technical Papers-track