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Francisco Servant is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Software Engineering and Software Technology (ITIS) of the University of Málaga and Adjunct Faculty at Virginia Tech. He received a Ph.D. in Software Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, advised by James A. Jones. He also holds a M.S. in Information and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, supervised by Andre van der Hoek. Francisco obtained his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Granada in Spain. In his research, Francisco uses software evolution analysis and program analysis to create practical, efficient, and human-friendly techniques and tools that provide automatic support for all stages of software development. His research interests include software development productivity, software quality, mining of software repositories, program comprehension, and software visualization. He has published articles in these areas at top software engineering conferences (e.g., ICSE, FSE, ASE) and he has performed research for large technology companies, such as Microsoft Research and DreamWorks Animation. Dr. Servant received the NSF CAREER award, an International Distinguished Researcher award, and was selected for the Ramón y Cajal award. His research is supported by the United States National Science Foundation (NSF), an International Distinguished Researcher award, and the Spanish Agencia Estatal de Investigación (AEI).