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Dr Giuseppe Destefanis
Senior Lecturer in Computer Science


Dr. Giuseppe Destefanis (Ph.D. University of Cagliari, MEng and BE, University of Pisa)  is a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Brunel University.
Previously he was Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire.
He has been postdoctoral Researcher at Brunel University and 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. 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 an instructor of computer science courses at the University of Cagliari.  After graduating, Giuseppe spent two months as a visiting researcher at Brunel University. 
Giuseppe's research areas focus on mining software repositories, empirical software engineering, Agile methodologies, software metrics and patterns, Blockchain and cryptocurrencies. 
Giuseppe serves on several committees such as MSR, APSEC, ICSME, CHASE, SEmotion, SEAA, was chair of WETSOM’17 and WETSEB’18, and active reviewer for TSE, IST, EMSE, SQJ.