Dr. Brito e Abreu is professor of object-oriented design
and programming at the Lisbon New University (http://di.fct.unl.pt).
He holds a PhD on Computer Science and a MSc on Telecommunications
and Computer Engineering, both from the Lisbon Technical University
He is a researcher in the Software Engineering Group at INESC ID
where he leads a team on Experimental Software Engineering (http://www.esw.inesc.pt/mood).
INESC is a private non-profit association dedicated to research,
development and training in advanced technological areas, that acts
as an interface between the Portuguese Telecommunications and Information
Technology sectors and the University system (http://www.inesc-id.pt).
Since 1998 he is also a member of the international team of professors
that deliver the EMOOSE - European Master on Object Orientation
and Software Engineering, created in the scope of the European Commission
ALFA Program. There, he is co-responsible for the course "Software
Since December 1999, he presides the Portuguese Information Technologies
and Telecommunications Quality Commission (CS03) of the National
Council for Quality (CNQ). He is also a member of the Software Group
of EOQ - European Organization for Quality (http://www.eoq.org),
since April 1999.
Dr. Brito e Abreu is also member of the Editorial Board of the Software
Quality Professional journal (http://sqp.asq.org),
published by the American Society for Quality (http://www.asq.org),
since September 2000.
He is author or co-author of over 30 communications presented at
national and international workshops, conferences and symposiums
such as ECSQ, ICSM, ICSQ, CSMR, AQUIS, ESCOM, TOOLS or QUATIC. He
also has more than 20 papers published on journals such as: Journal
of Systems and Software, Object Expert, ERCIM News, Personal Computer
World, L'Objet, Qualirama, Sistemas de Informação
He is a member of the steering committee of the CSMR conference.
He was the general organizing chair of CSMR'2001 held in Lisbon
and is the program co-chair of CSMR'2002 to be held in Budapest
Besides being a panel member and session chairman at several occasions,
he served as member of the program committee at CAPSI'2001, ICSM'2001,
ASSE'01, IWSM'2001, METRICS'2001, CSMR'2001, QUATIC'2001, TOOLS'2000
Pacific, CAPSI'2000, 2WCSQ, CSMR'2000, CSMR'1999, QUATIC'98, CSMR'1998,
AQUIS'96, QUATIC'95 and QUATIT'94.
Since 1995 he has also been organizing several workshops on quantitative
approaches for object-oriented systems in conferences such as OOPSLA
Dr. Brito e Abreu is the author of the MOOD and MOOD2 (Metrics for
Object Oriented Design) sets and of a technique for reengineering
the modularity of object-oriented systems.
Miguel Goulão is currently with the Department of
Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Lisbon New
University, where he holds a position of teaching assistant (http://di.fct.unl.pt).
He is also a researcher of the Software Engineering Group (http://www.esw.inesc.pt)
of INESC-ID, a leading R&D organization in Portugal. He has
participated in several joint projects of INESC and other organizations,
mainly with the Portuguese Navy. He is also a member of the Portuguese
Commission for Quality in Information Technologies.
Miguel holds a MSc degree from the Lisbon Technical University (http://www.ist.utl.pt).
His MSc thesis was about the usage of a quantitative approach to
support software process improvement. His research interests are
mainly focused in the realm of Empirical Software Engineering and
in enabling technologies for the facilitation of software maintenance
and reengineering. He has been working in this field for the past
6 years and is now starting his PhD work.
He is author of several research articles presented at international
conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals. He has been
awarded as a co-author of the best paper on software metrics presented
in the 6th European Conference on Software Metrics, in 1999. Miguel
has also been a member of the organizing committee of two international
conferences in 2001, CSMR'2001 (http://www.esw.inesc.pt/csmr2001)
and QUATIC'2001 (http://www.esw.inesc.pt/quatic2001)
and often participates as an invited reviewer in the paper evaluation
process of several conferences.