Speaker Biographies

Prof. dr. ir. Jan Bosch is a professor of software engineering at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, where he heads the software engineering research group. He received a MSc degree from the University of Twente, The Netherlands, and a PhD degree from Lund University, Sweden. His research activities include software architecture design, software product lines, object-oriented frameworks and component-oriented programming. He is the author of a book "Design and Use of Software Architectures: Adopting and Evolving a Product Line Approach" published by Pearson Education (Addison- Wesley & ACM Press), (co-)editor of three volumes in the Springer LNCS series and has (co-)authored more than 50 refereed journal and conference publications. He has organized numerous workshops, served on many programme committees, including the ICSR'6, CSMR'2000, ECBS'2000, GCSE, SPLC and TOOLS conferences and is member of the steering groups of the GCSE and WICSA conferences. He was the PC co-chair of the 3rd IFIP (IEEE) Working Conference on Software Architecture (WICSA-3) and is the general chair for WICSA-4.

Dr. Natalia Juristo is a professor of software engineering with the Computer Science School at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid. Since 1992 she is the Director of the MSc in Software Engineering. Dr. Juristo has a B.S. and a Ph.D. in Computing. She was fellow of the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland in 1988, and staff of the European Space Agency (ESA) in Italy in 1989 and 1990. During 1992 she was resident affiliate of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. She was program chair for SEKE97 and general chair for SEKE01 and SNPD02. Prof. Juristo will be key speaker for CSEET03. She has been guest editor of special issues in several journals, including the Journal of Software and Systems, Data and Knowledge Engineering and the International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering Dr. Juristo has been member of several editorial boards, including IEEE Software and the Journal of Empirial Software Engineering. She is senior member of IEEE.