Software sustainability and Green IT (tentative topic)
by Patricia Lago, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Bio: Patricia Lago is a professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where she leads the Software and Sustainability (S2) research group in the Computer Science Department, and adjunct professor at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.
Her passion in research is to create software engineering knowledge that makes software better, smarter, and more sustainable. Her research focuses on software architecture, software quality assessment, and software sustainability.
She is initiator of the VU Computer Science Master Track in Software Engineering and Green IT, the director of the Master Information Sciences and co-founder of the Green Lab, a place where researchers, students and companies collaborate to measure the energy footprint of software solutions and the impact on software quality. She has a PhD in Control and Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Torino and a Master in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, both in Italy.
She is program committee member and reviewer of the major international conferences and journals in her fields of interest; a member of the Steering Committees of IEEE ICSA, ECSA; currently the Steering Committee Chair of the ICT4S conference series; and a member of the Dutch Knowledge Network on Green Software. She is also in the management team of IPN (ICT-research Platform Netherlands). She has published over 200 articles in all major scientific conferences and journals of her field. She is a senior member of ACM and IEEE. More info at: www.patricialago.nl