Michele Lanza

Prof. Dr.
Michele Lanza

REVEAL @ Software Institute
Faculty of Informatics
USI, Lugano, Switzerland

Via G. Buffi 13
6900 Lugano (CH)
michele dot lanza
at usi dot ch
+41 58 666 4659
+41 58 666 4536
Michele Lanza is a full professor at the Faculty of Informatics of USI, Lugano. In 2017 he founded the Software Institute, of which he has been director since then. In 2004 he founded the REVEAL Research Group. Prof. Lanza's research interests are in software engineering, his research passion is software visualization.
Prof. Lanza co-authored over 200 journal and conference publications and the book Object-Oriented Metrics in Practice.

His activitites span various international software engineering research communities. He has served on the program committees of ICSE, FSE, ICSME, ICPC, MSR and many other conferences, and as program co-chair of SANER 2016, ICSM 2010, VISSOFT 2009, MSR 2008, IWPSE 2007, and MSR 2007.
He was keynote speaker at MSR 2010, CBSOFT/SBES 2011, BENEVOL 2011, CSMR 2013, and SCAM 2016.
He is board member of CHOOSE (Swiss Group for Object-Oriented Systems and Environments), and vice-president of the Moose association.

Michele Lanza was born in Italy, and later moved to Switzerland. He studied at the University of Bern, completing his MSc in 1999 and earning his PhD in 2003 under the supervision of Prof. Oscar Nierstrasz and Dr. Stephane Ducasse. Before moving in 2004 to USI in Lugano he was also postdoctoral researcher at the University of Zurich.

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