Walid Maalej is a senior researcher at TUM. His interests include social software engineering, agile development, context-aware engineering infrastructures and ontology-based knowledge management. In the EU-funded project TEAM, he was leading the knowledge contextualization and personalization team. Walid successfully co-organized several scientific and industrial workshops and conferences on software engineering, knowledge management, integration and traceability and agile methods.
Anil Kumar Thurimella is a requirements manager at Harman Becker Automotive Systems. He is also a guest researcher at the Chair for Applied Software Engineering, Technische Universität München, where he obtained his doctorial degree on “Issue-based Variability Modeling”. During 2005-2008 he was a researcher at the Chair for Applied Software Engineering in collaboration with Siemens Corporate Technology. Anil graduated in Computational Science and Engineering master’s program in 2004. His research interests include requirements engineering, product lines, knowledge management and empirical software engineering.
Alexander Felfernig is a full professor of Applied Software Engineering at TU Graz (Institute for Software Technology). His research concentrates on knowledge-based configuration of products & services, recommender systems, psychological aspects of human decisions, model-based diagnosis, and software engineering. In these areas he has published more than 120 articles in journals, conferences, books, and workshops. In 2009 He served as a program co-chair of the ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems.