Dr Federica Sarro

Dr Federica Sarro
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, University College London, UK

Federica Sarro is an Associate Professor at University College London in the Department of Computer Science.

Her research covers Predictive Analytics for Software Engineering (SE), Empirical SE and Search-Based SE, with a focus on software effort estimation, sizing, testing, and mobile app store analysis.

Dr Sarro has published more than 60 papers in prestigious software engineering conferences and journals and also received several international awards, including three best paper awards and the GECCO-HUMIES awarded for the human-competitive results achieved by her work on multi-objective effort estimation.

She is an active member of the Software Engineering community: Over the last four years she has organised and chaired more than 15 international events and served on more than 50 program committees, receiving in 2018 the ACM distinguished reviewer award at ICSE'18. In 2018 she has been elected as Chair of the Steering Committee of the International Symposium on Search-Based Software Engineering (SSBSE), after having served it as a member for 3 years.

Dr Sarro has also been Associate Editor of several SE journals, including the Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE) journal, and Guest Editor for the journals IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (TEVC) and Elsevier Information and Software Technology (IST).