About the Author
FERNANDO SILVA PARREIRAS, PhD, is Assistant Professor at the FUMEC University, Brazil, leading the Laboratory of Advanced Information Systems (LIAISE). He received his PhD in computer science from the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany, summa cum laude. He leads the development of open source software to bridge the gap between semantic web and model-driven software development. Prior to joining the FUMEC University, Dr. Parreiras held positions as researcher and project leader at the University of Koblenz-Landau and as software developer at Unisys.