Cornelia Boldyreff


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Cornelia Boldyreff is very active in encouraging girls into computing, is a Council Member of The BCS, The Chartered Institute of IT (previously British Computer Society ), a Committee member of the BCSWomen and a Visiting Professor in the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Greenwich in London.[1]

Academic posts

Academic and professional qualifications

Centres, specialist groups and committees

  • Co-founder and Director, Centre for Research in Open Source Software.
  • Founding member of BCS Women Specialist Group
  • Committee member, BCS e-Learning Specialist Group
  • Chair BCS Open Source Specialist Group
  • Grants committee of Funds for Women Graduates (FfWG)

Reviewing and programme committee work

  • EPSRC Peer Review College
  • Programme Committee/Organising Committee for various conferences/workshops

Recent journal papers

  1. Mariano Ceccato, Andrea Capiluppi, Paolo Falcarin, Cornelia Boldyreff, A Large Study on the Effect of Code Obfuscation on the Quality of Java Code, Journal of Empirical Software Engineering, (under review).
  2. Andrea Capiluppi, Paolo Falcarin and Cornelia Boldyreff, Decompile, Defactor, Decouple: Measuring the Obfuscation Tirade to Protect Software Systems, Journal of Software Evolution and Process, Wiley (invited paper for special issue - under review).
  3. Andrea Capiluppi, Klaas-Jan Stol, Cornelia Boldyreff: Software Reuse in Open Source: A Case Study. IJOSSP 3(3): 10-35 (2011)
  4. Andrea Capiluppi, Cornelia Boldyreff, Karl Beecher, Paul J. Adams: Quality Factors and Coding Standards - a Comparison Between Open Source Forges. Electr. Notes Theor. Comput. Sci. 233: 89-103 (2009)
  5. Karl Beecher, Andrea Capiluppi, Cornelia Boldyreff: Identifying exogenous drivers and evolutionary stages in FLOSS projects. Journal of Systems and Software 82(5): 739-750 (2009)


  • Cornelia Boldyreff was one of the 30 women identified in the BCS Women in IT Campaign in 2014. Who were then featured in the e-book "Women in IT: Inspiring the next generation" produced by the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, as a free downloade-book, from various sources.[2]


  1. ^ "Staff web page". University of Greenwich. Archived from the original on 4 October 2013.
  2. ^ Women in IT: Inspiring the next generation (PDF). British Computer Society. 1 October 2014. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-78017-287-3. Retrieved 14 October 2014.