Dr. Giuseppe Destefanis (Ph.D. University of Cagliari, MEng and BE, University of Pisa) joined Brunel University in September 2015.
Previously he was Postdoctoral Researcher at CRIM (Computer Research Institute of Montreal, Canada) and worked closely with the Montreal aerospace industry to support testing activities during the development of flight simulators. The main goal was to minimize the number of tests required on systems being analyzed. While completing his PhD studies, Giuseppe visited the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He was also instructor of computer science courses at the University of Cagliari. After graduating, Giuseppe spent two months as a visiting researcher at Brunel University. Research areas focus on mining software repositories, empirical software engineering, Agile methodologies, software metrics and patterns, software quality, test and production code analysis.