Fabiano Pecorelli

Ph.D. Student

About Me

I was born in Nocera Inferiore (Italy) on September 17th, 1991. Currently, I am a Ph.D. Student at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Salerno advised by Professor Andrea De Lucia. I received (magna cum laude) the Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Salerno (Italy) in 2018 defending a thesis on Search Based Software Engineering, advised by Prof. Filomena Ferrucci. I got the (magna cum laude)Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from University of Salerno in 2016 defending a thesis on Bug Prediction proposed by Prof. Andrea De Lucia.

Personal Info

  • Name
  • Birthday
  • Place of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Fabiano Pecorelli
  • 17/09/1991
  • Nocera Inferiore (SA)
  • Italian

Contact Info

  • E-Mail
  • Website
  • Phone
  • Skype
  • fpecorelli@unisa.it
  • https://fabiano-pecorelli.github.io
  • +39 345 059 9401
  • fabiano.pecorelli


Curriculum Vitae


March 2019 - Until now

Visiting Period - University of Zurich (UZH)

Visiting Ph.D Student at Zurich Empirical Software Engineering Team (ZEST), under the supervision of Professor Alberto Bacchelli

November 2018 - Until now

Ph.D. Student - University of Salerno

Ph.D Student at Department of Computer Science, under the supervision of Professor Andrea De Lucia.

September 2013 - September 2016

Visiting Period - University College of London (UCL)

Visiting ERASMUS Student at Centre for Research on Evolution, Search and Testing (CREST), under the supervision of Dr Federica Sarro.

September 2016 - September 2018

Master Degree Cum Laude – University of Salerno

Master Thesis in Search Based Software Engineering (SBSE): "A Distibuted Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm based on jMetal and Spark: A preliminary investigation", under the supervision of Professor Filomena Ferrucci (University of Salerno) and Dr. Federica Sarro (University College of London).

September 2013 - September 2016

Bachelor Degree Cum Laude - University of Salerno

Bachelor Thesis in Software Engineering: "Progettazione ed implementazione di un tool per la predizione dei difetti", under the supervision of Professor Andrea De Lucia (University of Salerno).


November 2018 - Until now

Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistant in the courses of Software Engineering at the University of Salerno, starting from my first year of PhD.


  • Research Interests:
  • My main research area is Software Maintenance and Evolution with a particular interest in Software Code Quality and Predictive Analytics
  • Assests

    Responsible, Diligence, Labour, Rigor, Creative, Funny, Great Communicator, Flexible

  • Languages
    • English (Fluent Speaking)
    • Spanish (Fluent Speaking)
    • Italian (Native)
  • Hobbies & Interests
    • Music
    • Sport
    • Travel
    • Cooking


My Works


Comparing Machine Learning and Heuristic Approaches for Metric-Based Code Smell Detection.

F. Pecorelli, F. Palomba, D. Di Nucci, A. De Lucia

In Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC 2019), Montreal, Canada, 2019, 12 pages, to appear [pdf]


Say Hello

Personal Info

Drop on in

Università degli Studi di Salerno
Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132 - 84084 - Fisciano (SA)

Give me a call

Office : +39 089 963381

Let's connect

Email: fpecorelli@unisa.it
Twitter: @FabianoPecorel1
Skype: fabiano.pecorelli