Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2024


Diomidis Spinellis

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Diomidis Spinellis is a Professor of Software Engineering in the Department of Management Science and Technology at the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, Professor of Software Analytics in the Department of Software Technology of the Delft University of Technology, and director of the Business Analytics Laboratory (BALab). His research interests include software engineering, IT security, and computing systems.

He has written two award-winning, widely-translated books: Code Reading and Code Quality: The Open Source Perspective. His most recent book is Effective Debugging: 66 Specific Ways to Debug Software and Systems. Diomidis has also published more than 350 technical papers in journals and refereed conference proceedings, which have received more than 13000 citations.

He served for a decade as a member of the IEEE Software editorial board, authoring the regular “Tools of the Trade” column, and as the magazine's Editor-in-Chief over the period 2015–2018. He has contributed code that ships with Apple’s macOS and BSD Unix and is the developer of the ai-cli-lib AI command-line copilot, git-issue, the Unix history repository, CScout, UMLGraph, dgsh, and other open-source software packages, libraries, and tools. In a previous life he was four times winner of the International Obfuscated C Code Contest. Nowadays he tries to keep his code boring.

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