I research the intersections of the Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and Software Engineering (SE) areas, mainly on topics related to Open Source Software development.

More in my Research and Teaching Statements

Current Research Topics

  • Foundational Models (Language Models, Vision Models) for Education
  • Foundational Model (Language Models, Vision Models) Impact on Software Development
  • Support for newcomers to Open Source Software
  • Bots & GitHub
  • Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Open Source Software
  • Behavior of contributors in social coding environments
  • Gamification as a way to motivate and retain developers
  • Open Source Software in Education


I am conducting research in partnership with:


FLOSScoach - a portal to support newcomers to OSS

Check the project in GitLab