Professors

Alessandro Garcia

He is now an Associate Professor at PUC-Rio. He was a Lecturer at the Computing Department at Lancaster University, from February 2005 to January 2009. He was also previously a software architect and programmer at the TSpaces research project in IBM Almaden Research Center. He completed his PhD research studies in March 2004 at PUC-Rio (Brazil)

Arndt von Staa

He is now an Associate Professor at PUC-Rio. He has been working with computer science since 1962. He participated in the creation of the Department of PUC-Rio Computer in 1967 and the Genesis Incubator in 1997. He has helped also in the creation of several companies through the Genesis Incubator. He is a professor in

Carlos José Pereira de Lucena

Prof. Lucena completed his undergraduate studies in Economics and Mathematics between 1962 and 1965 at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). While an undergraduate he worked as a computer programmer at the Computing Center of PUC-Rio. This Computing Center, founded in 1960, was the first computer laboratory in Brazil. In 1965, he was

Marcos Kalinowski

Professor of Software Engineering in the Department of Informatics at PUC-Rio. Member of the ISERN (International Software Engineering Research Network) and active in international research collaborations. Received PhD and MS degrees in Software Engineering from COPPE/UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro). Combines academic background on experimental software engineering with large practical experience. Spent more

Students

Alexander Chávez López

Alexander López is a MSc student in Computer Science at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro since 2016. He is working as a member of the OPUS Research Group under the guidance of professor Alessandro Garcia. He was graduated in Computer Engineering at Matanzas University “Camilo Cienfuegos” of Cuba. His main research interests are

Ana Carla

She is currently a MSc student in the Informatics Department at PUC-Rio. She received a BSc degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Alagoas in 2016/02. Her main research interests are code smells, software architecture, refactoring, model-driven engineering and mining software repositories.

Anderson Gonçalves Uchôa

Anderson Uchôa is a MSc. candidate in Informatics at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro since 2017. He is received the B.Sc. degree in Software Engineering from Federal University of Ceará (2016) with a “sandwich” period at Sapienza University of Rome (2014/2015). His main research interests are Software Product Lines, Code Smells, Software Quality

Anderson Oliveira

Anderson Oliveira is a MSc student at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro – PUC-Rio, since 2017. He received a BSc degree in Computer Science from the Universidade Federal de Alagoas – UFAL (2016).

Anne Benedicte

Anne Benedicte Agbach is an MSc student in Computer Science at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro since 2016. She is working as a member of the OPUS Research Group under the guidance of professor Alessandro Garcia. She was graduated in Computer Engineering at Matanzas University of Cuba. She main research interests are in

Diego Cedrim

Diego Cedrim is a PhD student at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro since 2014. He received the MSc in Computer Science from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (2009) and the BS in Computer Science from the Universidade Federal de Alagoas (2007). His main research interests are: Software Architecture, Software Evolution, Software

Eduardo Fernandes

Eduardo is a Ph.D. student in Informatics at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Federal University of Minas Gerais (2017), and a degree in Computer Science from Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (2014). He has worked on research projects in software engineering,

Isabella Vieira

She is currently a MSc student in the Informatics Department at PUC-Rio. She received a BSc degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of São João del-Rei in 2016/01. Her main research interests are: code smells, software architecture, software maintenance and evolution, software reuse, model-driven engineering and mining software repositories.

João Neves

João Neves is a PhD student at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro since 2014. He received the Systems and Computing from Instituto Militar de Engenharia (2007) and the BSc degree in Information Systems from the Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (2005). His main research interests are: Multi-tenant Architectures, Contracts (Service Level

Leonardo da Silva Sousa

Leonardo Sousa is a PhD student at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro since 2014. He received the MSc in Computer Science from Universidade Federal de Goiás (2014) and the BS in Computer Science from the Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (2011). His main research interests are: Code Smells, Software Architecture, Software Evolution, Software

Rafael Maiani de Mello

Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Informatics Department at PUC-Rio. Doctor in Systems Engineering and Computing, COPPE/UFRJ (2016). Visiting student (split-site doctoral program) at Lund University, Sweden (2014). Master in Systems Engineering and Computing, COPPE/UFRJ (2011). BS in Computer Science, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (2005). He has more than 15 years of experience working

Roberto Oliveira

He is currently a licensed Professor at the State University of Goias. In 2013, he became a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Lucena and Prof. Garcia at PUC-Rio. He received a BSc degree in Computer Science from the Paulista University (2003). He received a specialization degree in Teaching Higher Education from the Candido

Willian Oizumi

He is lecturer at IFPR (Federal Institute of Parana). In 2015, he obtained a master’s degree in Informatics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO). He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Informatics from the Maringa State University (UEM). He worked in research, development and consultancy projects in the Software Engineering Laboratory