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Organizing Committee

Alessio Ferrari, CNR-ISTI, Italy
Alessio Ferrari is Research Scientist at Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche—Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione (CNR-ISTI), Italy. He received a PhD in computer engineering from the University of Florence in 2011. 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. He has been part of the RE PC and ICSE PC, local organisation co-chair of REFSQ'20, and will be PC co-chair of REFSQ'22. He is one of the creators and co-organisers of the NLP4RE workshop, co-located with REFSQ'18-'22, and co-organiser of AIRE'20.
Hans-Martin Heyn, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Hans-Martin Heyn is a postdoc researcher at the Division of Interaction Design and Software Engineering (IDSE), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg. He received a PhD in Marine Technology from the Norwegian University of Science Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. His work concentrates on developing architectures for distributed systems, and requirement engineering methods for (distributed) systems with machine learning components. His research interests include functional safety, especially for systems using machine learning, Bayesian methods, fault diagnosis, and decision theory.
Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, University of Ottawa, Canada
Mehrdad Sabetzadeh is an Associate Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Ottawa. Sabetzadeh received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto. His main research interests are in software engineering with an emphasis on AI-enabled requirements engineering, model-based development, and regulatory compliance. Sabetzadeh is passionate about fostering stronger ties between academia and industry; in the past decade, he has conducted most of his research in close collaboration with industry partners. His experience spans several sectors, including government, finance, legal services, telecommunications, maritime, energy, aerospace, railways, and automotive. Sabetzadeh has co-authored more than 70 scientific papers and secured more than 6M of research funding as lead investigator. He regularly serves on the organizing / program committees of several international conferences such as RE, ICSE, ESEC/FSE, and MODELS.

Program Committee

Sallam Abualhaija, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Raian Ali, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Chetan Arora, Deakin University, Australia
Fatma Aydemir, Bougazicci University, Turkey
Dan Berry, University of Waterloo, Canada
Markus Borg, RISE SICS AB, Sweden
Fabiano Dalpiaz, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Neil A. Ernst, University of Victoria, Canada
Henning Femmer, Technical University Munich, Germany
Davide Fucci, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Vincenzo Gervasi, University of Pisa, Italy
Smita Ghaisas, TCS Research, Tata Consultancy Services
Sepideh Ghanavati, University of Maine, USA
Jin Guo, McGill University, Canada
Emitzá Guzmán, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jennifer Horkoff, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Frank Houdek, Daimler AG, Germany
Oliver Karras, Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology, Germany
Tong Li, Beijing University of Technology, China
Soo Ling Lim, University College London, UK
Silverio Marínez-Fernández, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Mona Rahimi, Northern IIllinois University, USA
Michael Unterkalmsteiner, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Andreas Vogelsang, Technical University Berlin, Germany
Liping Zhao, The University of Manchester, UK