Lola Burgueño is an Associate Professor at the University of Malaga (UMA), Spain. She is a member of the Atenea Research Group and part of the Institute of Technology and Software Engineering (ITIS). She graduated in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Málaga in September 2011, earned her master’s degree in Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence in September 2012 and graduated from her PhD with honors in April 2016. She has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Open University of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain; 2018-2022) and CEA List (Paris, France; 2018-2020), and has been a visiting researcher at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, USA; 4 months, 2014), Vanderbilt University (Nashville, USA; 3 months, 2016) and Université de Montréal (Montréal, Canada; 6 months, 2022).

Her research interests focus mainly on the fields of Software Engineering (SE) and of Model-Driven Software Engineering (MDE). She has made contributions to the application of artificial intelligence techniques to improve software development processes and tools; uncertainty management during the software design phase; model-based software testing, and the design of algorithms and tools for improving the performance of model transformations, among others.

She is an active member of the software engineering community. She has been part of Program Committees and has served as co-chair and organizer in prestigious international conferences such as MODELS, SLE, STAF, ICMT, ECMFA, ICSE AE and ICSOC. She regularly reviews papers for journals such as TSE, JSS, Empirical Soft. Engineering, SoSyM, Computer Standards & Interfaces, IET Software, JOT, Int. J. of Parallel Programming, Computer Sci. Education, etc.

She is a member of the ACM and SISTEDES. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal on Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM).

You can find/interact with her by email (lolaburgueno [at] uma [dot] es) or on:

For more details about her research, teaching activity, etc, check her CV (short version, long version - last update: Feb 2023).

Lola Burgueño

Associate Professor
University of Malaga
ETSI Informatica, Campus de Teatinos.
Bulevar Louis Pasteur, 35.
29071 Malaga

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