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Silvia Abrahão is Full Professor of Software Engineering in the Department of Computer Science at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), Spain. She is also Director of the Master’s Program in Software Systems Engineering and Technology at UPV. She was previously Visiting Scholar at the Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI) in 2010 and 2012, the Université catholique de Louvain in 2007 and 2017, and the Ghent University in 2004 and 2006. Her current research interests include the application of machine learning techniques to support the adaptation of software systems, quality assurance in model-driven engineering, empirical assessment of software modeling approaches and the integration of usability/UX into software development. She led eighteen research projects/contracts involving academic and industrial partners. In particular, she led the MULTIPLE (Mutimodeling approach for quality-aware software product lines) project funded by the Ministry of Science and Innovation in close collaboration with the Rolls-Royce Software Centre of Excellence. More recently, she has led the Spanish Network of Excellence on Software Quality and Sustainability. From 2011 to 2017 she was the Spanish Editor of ERCIM News, a scientific magazine of the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics. She is currently Associate Editor for IEEE Software and ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM). She also serves as Editor-in-Chief for the TOSEM Continuous Special Section on Human-Centric Software Engineering, and as Co-editor of the IEEE Software Practitioner’s Digest department. She is on the Editorial Board of the Springer Journal of Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM) and on the Advisory Editorial Board of the Wiley Journal of Software: Practice and Experience (SPE). She has served as General Co-Chair of ACM/IEEE 17th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 2014), PC Co-Chair of MODELS 2020 and Chair of the MODELS Steering Committee.
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