Barbara Gallina, Associate Professor


Barbara Gallina is Associate Professor of Dependable Software Engineering at Mälardalen University. Currently, she is Vice-chair of the security subgourp within EWICS and  member of IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Homeland Security (TCHS). Within AMASS, a large EU-ECSEL funded project, she is playing various roles: technical manager at the global level, work package leader, task leader, and land coordinator. She was also the leader of the dependability-related work packages in the EU-Artemis funded SafeCer and CONCERTO projects. She has been visiting researcher at Scania AB, via the SSF-SM14-0013 grant. She has been member of several program committees related to dependability such as SafeComp, ISSRE, EDCC, COMPSAC, QUORS, WoSoCER, SASSUR, ReSACI, ISSA. 

She got a M.Sc. in Computer Engineering and a II-level Master in IT, both from Politecnico di Milano (Italy). She got her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg). 

Barbara Gallina' research interests focus on various aspects of dependable (software) systems engineering and certification. More specifically, she is interested in developing languages, methods, and processes for: 1) modelling, analysis, justification and certification of complex (computer-based) systems, 2) systematic reuse of certification artifacts (product, process, assurance case-related evidence), 3) multi-concern assurance, 4) continuous certification via tool integration, 5) compliance management 6) certification-related evidence engineering (immediate, direct, and indirect) 7) safety culture.

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Latest publications:

Bridging the Gap between Testing and Safety Certification (Mar 2018)
Aiman Gannous , Anneliese Andrews , Barbara Gallina
39th Aerospace Conference (AC-2018)

Tool-Supported Design of Data Aggregation Processes in Cloud Monitoring Systems (Jan 2018)
Simin Cai, Barbara Gallina, Dag Nyström, Cristina Seceleanu, Alf Larsson
Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (JAIHC)

Cost-Aware Scheduling of Software Processes Execution in the Cloud (Jan 2018)
Sami Alajrami , Alexander Romanovsky , Barbara Gallina
6th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development (MODELSWARD-2018)

Formal Contract Logic Based Patterns for Facilitating Compliance Checking against ISO 26262 (Jan 2018)
Julieth Patricia Castellanos Ardila, Barbara Gallina
1st Workshop on Technologies for Regulatory Compliance (TeReCom-2017)

Towards Generating ECSS-compliant Fault Tree Analysis Results via ConcertoFLA (Dec 2017)
Barbara Gallina, Zulqarnain Haider, Anna Carlsson
2nd International Conference on Reliability Engineering (ICRE-2017)

Enabling GSD Task Allocation via Cloud-based Software Processes (Oct 2017)
Sami Alajrami , Barbara Gallina, Alexander Romanovsky
International Journal of Networked and Distributed Computing 5(4)-2017 (IJNDC 5(4)-2017)

PhD students supervised as main supervisor:

Julieth Patricia Castellanos Ardila

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Andreas Johnsen
Irfan Sljivo (former)
Sami Alajrami (former)
Simin Cai