Dr. Gustavo Pinto is an assistant professor at the Federal University of Pará, Brazil. Dr. Pinto holds a PhD in Software Engineering from the Informatics Center at the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil. He has very broad interests in Software Engineering, including Open Source Software (communities and contributors), Human Aspects of Software Engineering, Empirical Software Engineering, and Mining Software Repositories techniques. As a young researcher, he has published over 90 research papers, some of them in the most important venues in his field (e.g., ICSE, ASE, EMSE, etc). He has won seven international research and service awards including one ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper award in ICSE 2021. His research was cited over 1,500 times. He is a CNPq researcher (level 2), a scholarship only provided to exceptional Brazilian researchers. Since 2020, he has been serving as a (co-)Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development. He is also the co-host of the Frontiers in Software Engineering (in PT-BR), a podcast for disseminating software engineering research. He authored two short books (one for young researchers and another one explaining open source licensing, and their hidden problems).
- He has 1,500+ citations, according to Google Scholar (h-index: 19).
- He (co-)authored 90+ research papers in peer reviewed conferences and journals.
- His research on great maintainers received the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at ICSE 2021 (the most premier software engineering conference).
- His work o DevOps adoption was named the paper of the year (over 1,200 submissions) by the staff of the Journal of Systems and Software.
- His work on energy-aware developers is the most cited Brazilian software engineering paper indexed by CSIndexBR, during the 2013–2018 time window.
- He won four other best papers awards: SBES’20, ICSE-SEET’19, MSR-Challenge’17, and VEM’17, and received one nomination to the best paper (ESEM’18).
- He received one distinguished reviewer award for SCAM’19.
- He served as a member of 60+ program committees for international and national conferences/journals.
- He gave 20+ talks about this research work at conferences, workshops, research groups, and meetups.
- He failed 70+ times to have a paper accepted or a grant funded.
- He wrote 40+ blog posts about the academic environment.
- He self-published two short ebooks: one about open source licensing and another one about good habits to foster in academia.
- He is supported by the CNPq research productivity grant since 2020.
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- gpinto @ufpa.br
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