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Organizing Committee

Fatma Başak Aydemir, Boğaziçi University, Turkey
Başak is an assistant professor in the department of Computer Engineering at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey. She received her PhD degree from the University of Trento, Italy. She was a member of the local organization team for REFSQ 2018 and also served as the web chair. She serves as a member of the program committee for RCIS, ER, and REFSQ. Her research focuses on application of artificial intelligence techniques to the requirements engineering domain. She participated in H2020 PACAS project and currently leads the Requirements Engineering for Digital Transformation (RE4DigiTR) (BIDEB 2232 118C255) project funded by the The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.
Nelly Bencomo, Aston University, UK
Nelly is a Senior Lecturer in the CS Research Group in Aston University, in Birmingham, UK. Before joining Aston Univer- sity, Nelly was a Marie-Curie Fellow in Inria, France (2011- 2013). Nelly’s research spans Software Engineering and Self- adaptive and Autonomous Systems. In Software Engineering, Nelly is best known for her work on decision-making under uncertainty, requirements-aware systems and runtime models. She is a recipient of a Leverhulme Fellowship in the UK (2019- 2020). She has also received the Best Paper awards in the international Conferences MODELS and RE (both in 2019) and also other previous nominations. Nelly has Chaired the conferences such as SEAMS 2014 and ICAC 2018. She has also run and founded several workshops such as AIRE (Workshop on the synergies of AI and RE) and the Requirements@run.time in the RE Conference and, also the workshop Models@run.time (in the MODELS Conference). Currently, Nelly’s research focuses on decision-making under uncertainty and explanation using machine learning techniques. As such, she currently leads the research projects and grants Quantum using Bayesian Sur- prises (2019-2020, Leverhulme, UK and Inria, France ) and Twenty20Sight (2020-2023, EPSRC, UK).
Alessio Ferrari, CNR-ISTI, Italy
Alessio is Research Scientist at Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche—Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione “A. Faedo” (CNR-ISTI), Italy. He received a PhD in computer engineering from the University of Florence in 2011. He has about 12 years of research experience, and 3 years of industrial experience at General Electric Transportation Systems, a world leading railway signalling company. His research focuses on natural language processing (NLP) applied to requirements engineering, and on empirical studies on requirements elicitation interviews. He is co-author of more than 60 publications in international conferences and journals, including IEEE RE, REFSQ, REJ, EMSE and IEEE Software. In 2015 and 2018, he received the Best Paper Award at the IEEE RE conference. He has been part of the RE’18, RE’19 PC and ICSE’19 PC, and he is local organisation co-chair of REFSQ’20. He is one of the creators and co-organisers of the NLP4RE workshop, co-located with REFSQ’18 and ’19. He participated to the FP7 EU project Learn PAd and the H2020 project ASTRail (work package leader), and he is currently involved in the H2020 project 4SecuRail and the H2020 Desira project.
Mona Rahimi, Northern Illinois University, USA
Mona is an assistant professor in the department of Computer Science at Northern Illinois University, IL, USA. She received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame, IN, USA. Her research interests emphasize the application of machine learning to enhance evolution in software-intensive systems. She has been the panel chair at Ready-Set-Transfer panel at RE’15 and Traceability Datasets and Benchmarks panel at Grand Challenges of Traceability in 2017. She served as a web co-chair at FSE’16 and she is currently serving as a co-chair of Artifact Evaluation track at RE’20. In addition, she serves on program committees of prestigious conferences including RE’16, ICMLA’16, MSR’18, and ICSE’19. Mona served as a reviewer for IEEE TSE and IEEE Software.

Program Committee

Raian Ali, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Daniel Berry, University of Waterloo, Canada
Jaspreet Bhatia, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Markus Borg, RISE SICS AB, Sweden
Jinghui Cheng, Polytechnique Montreal, Canada
Fabiano Dalpiaz, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Neil A. Ernst, University of Victoria, Canada
Henning Femmer, Technical University Munich, Germany
Davide Fucci, University of Hamburg, Germany
Vincenzo Gervasi, University of Pisa, Italy
Jin Guo, McGill University, Canada
Emitzá Guzmán, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jane Hayes, University of Kentucky, USA
Frank Houdek, Daimler AG, Germany
Tong Li, Beijing University of Technology, China
Soo Ling Lim, University College London, UK
Silverio Martínez-Fernández, Fraunhofer, Germany
Maleknaz Nayebi, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada
Anna Perini, Fondazione Bruno Kessler Trento, Italy
Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Mattia Salnitri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Kurt Schenider, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Michael Unterkalmsteiner, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Andreas Vogelsang, Technical University Berlin, Germany
Liping Zhao, University of Manchester, UK

Steering Committee

The organizers are assisted by a steering committee that ensures the continuity of the workshop over the years:

Nelly Bencomo, Aston University, UK
Jane Cleland-Huang, University of Notre Dame, USA
Fabiano Dalpiaz, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Henning Femmer, Technical University Munich, Germany
Eduard C. Groen, Fraunhofer IESE, Germany
Jin Guo, University of Notre Dame, USA
Rachel Harrison, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Pradeep Murukannaiah, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Andreas Vogelsang, Technical University Berlin, Germany