Alexander Chatzigeorgiou

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Name: Alexander Chatzigeorgiou

Bio: Alexander Chatzigeorgiou, Ph.D., is a Professor of Software Engineering and Object-Oriented Design in the Department of Applied Informatics at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece. From December 2017 he serves as Dean of the Faculty of Information Sciences. He received the Diploma in Electrical Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1996 and 2000, respectively. From 1997 to 1999 he was with Intracom S.A., Greece, as a telecommunications software designer. From 2007 to 2017 he was also a member of the teaching staff at the Hellenic Open University. His research interests include technical debt, software maintenance, software evolution analysis and empirical studies in software engineering. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Systems and Software.

Country: Greece

Affiliation: University of Macedonia

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Research interests: Software Engineering, Software Maintenance, Software Evolution, Technical Debt


TechDebt 2021Program Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
ESEC/FSE 2021Co-chair in Program Committee within the Journal First-track
Journal First Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
ASE 2020Author of RepoSkillMiner: Identifying software expertise from GitHub repositories using Natural Language Processing within the Tool Demonstrations-track
ENIAC20Committee Member in Program Committee within the ENIAC20-track
TechDebt 2019Author of Temporal Discounting in Technical Debt: How Do Software Practitioners Discount the Future? within the TechDebt 2019-track
TechDebt 2018Author of A Framework for Managing Interest in Technical Debt: An Industrial Validation within the TechDebt 2018-track
Author of The Developer's Dilemma: Factors Affecting the Decision to Repay Code Debt within the TechDebt 2018-track