Professional Activities

Program (Co-)Chair

  • ICSE 2011 - International Conference on Software Engineering, Honolulu, USA, May 2011
  • ESEC-FSE 2005 - European Software Engineering Conference & ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, in Lisbon, Portugal, September 5-9, 2005
  • MSR 2007 - Int'l Workshop on Mining Software Repositories @ ICSE'07, Minneapolis, USA
  • MSR 2006 - Int'l Workshop on Mining Software Repositories @ ICSE'06, Shanghai, China
  • IWPC 2005 - Int'l Workshop on Program Comprehension @ ICSE'05, St. Louis, USA
  • IWPSE 2004 - Int'l Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution, Kyoto, Japan
  • IWPC 2000 – 8th International Workshop on Program Comprehension, Limerick, Ireland

Services to the Community

ACM SIGSOFT Executive Committee, member-at-large (July 2015-June 2018)

President of CHOOSE - the Swiss Group for Object-Oriented Systems and Environments 2008-2011.
CHOOSE is a special interest group of the Swiss Informatics Society.
Member of the CHOOSE Executive Board since 2005.
CHOOSE Treasurer 2005-2007.

Program Committee Memberships

Journal Reviewer

  • Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), IEEE
  • Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM), ACM
  • Empirical Software Engineering (ESEM), Springer, New York
  • Computing, Springer
  • Computing Surveys, ACM
  • Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, John Wiley & Sons
  • Journal on Automated Software Engineering, Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Software Quality Journal, Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Journal on Systems and Software, Elsevier Science, New York
  • Information and Software Technology, Elsevier Science, New York
  • Information Visualization, Sage

Program Chair of ESEC-FSE 2005

ESEC-FSE is an internationally renowned forum for researchers and practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, experiences, and challenges in the field of software engineering. Held bi-yearly, ESEC-FSE brings together experts from academia and business to exchange the latest research results, state of the art, and state of the practice.
ESEC-FSE 2005, the joint 10th European Software Engineering Conference and 13th ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, was held in Lisbon, Portugal, September 5-9, 2005.

Co-Organizer of Workshop Series on Ubiquitous Mobile Information and Collaboration Systems (UMICS)

Co-Organizer of Workshop Series on Distributed and Mobile Collaboration (DMC)

  • DMC 2007, @ WETICE-2007, the 16th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises, Paris, France
  • DMC 2006 @ WETICE-2006, the 15th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises, Manchester, UK
  • DMC 2005 @ WETICE-2005, the 14th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises, Linkoping, Sweden
  • DMC 2004 @ WETICE-2004, the 13th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises, Modena, Italy
  • DMC 2003 @ WETICE-2003, the 12th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises, Linz, Austria