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 published over 90 research papers, some of them in the most important venues in his field (e.g., ICSE, ASE, EMSE, etc). He won several international research and service awards, including one ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper award in ICSE 2021 and one JSS Paper of the Year in 2019. 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 also started and was the co-host of first season of the Frontiers in Software Engineering (in PT-BR), a podcast for disseminating software engineering research. He authored two short e-books: one for young researchers and another one explaining open source licensing, and their hidden problems.
- He has 1,700+ citations, according to Google Scholar (h-index: 22).
- He (co-)authored 90+ research papers in peer reviewed conferences and journals.
- He was highlighted as one of the most active early-stage researcher and one of the most active researcher in Software Engineering top-quality journals in a 2021 JSS publication.
- 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 research on great maintainers received the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at ICSE 2021 (the premier software engineering conference).
- 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 80+ times to have a paper accepted or a grant funded.
- He wrote 50+ 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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