Karin Breitman

Karin Breitman

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ICSE 2011 Roles

  • New Ideas and Emerging Results Track Program Committee


Currently holds the post of extraordinary assistant professor at PUC-Rio. Her research focuses on Software Engineering and its applications in Knowledge Representation, Requirements Engineering, Semantic Web and Cloud Computing. She is the Publications Director of the Brazilian Computer Society, and IFIP’s TC-1 Secretary. In 2009 she was the PC Chair of two IEEE conferences (ICECCS’09 & SEW’09), 2 workshops (IEEE ECBS-LARC'09 and WIT), as well as FME’s sponsored ICFEM’09. Author of over 70 research papers in conference proceedings and journals, she received numerous research grants from public institutions and private industry, including NASA, CNRS, IBM and, more recently, Hewlett Packard. Her new books, “Analogy and Metaphor in Information Technology” - Springer Verlag and Cloud Computing (in Portuguese) - LTC will come out early 2011. She actively collaborates with SBC in their gender equity initiative and received the Google Brazil Women in Information Technology award for her contribution in promoting the importance of gender related issues in her country. She was recently awarded the Software Engineering Foundation Innovation Award for her work in Cloud Computing conceptual modeling.
Her CV, with a full list of projects and publications is available at: http://lattes.cnpq.br/5297074319265251

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Dr. Karin K. Breitman
  Depto. Informática PUC-Rio
  Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
  R. Marques de Sao Vicente 225 - Prédio do RDC - Sala 416
  Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brasil        22453-900

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