Andrea Zisman is a Professor in Computing at the Department of Computing & Communications at The Open University, UK. Prior to this position she was a Professor at the School of Informatics, City University London. She holds a PhD degree in Computer Science from Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, UK; and MSc and BSc degrees in Computer Science from Brazil. She was a research fellow at University College London, UK and has worked as a software system consultant, developer and analyst. Andrea has also been a visiting researcher at AT&T Labs Research, USA. Prof. Zisman is research active in the areas of software and service engineering where she has published extensively. Her research interests include service-oriented computing; secure software engineering; composition and adaptation of software systems; trust management; cloud computing; validation of software systems; traceability of software artefacts and, more recently, privacy, ethical, and adaptation challenges in the domain of food security. She has given tutorials in many conferences, has served in the organising and program committees of various conferences and workshops, and has acted as a reviewer and guest editor for many international journals. Andrea is vice-chair of the IFIP Working Group 2.9 and Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering journal and Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software. Andrea has been principal and coinvestigator in European, EPSRC, and industry funded research projects.

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