A dead thing can go with the stream,
but only a living thing can go against it.
(G.K. Chesterton)

Otávio Augusto Lazzarini Lemos

Assistant Professor


Rua Talim, 330 - Vila Nair - São José dos Campos/SP
+55.12.3942.5568 Fax: +55.12.3309.9500


otavio.lemos at unifesp dot br

Research Interests

  • Software Engineering
  • Software Testing
  • Aspect-Oriented Programming
  • Software Reuse
  • Agile Development
  • Test-Driven Development

Short Bio

I received my MSc (2005) and DSc (2009) degrees in Computer Science from the University of São Paulo (USP). In 2007 and 2012 I was a visiting researcher at ICS-UCI, under the supervision of Crista Lopes. I currently hold an Assistant Professor position at ICT-UNIFESP. I'm erdos number 4 (Erdos - Specker - Lieberherr - Lopes - me).


  • Best paper - SBCARS 2013
  • One of the best papers presented at SAC-SE 2009
  • ACM SIGAPP Student Travel Award (SAC 2009)
  • 3rd place - Jabuti prize - book "Introduction to Software Testing", co-author of chapter "Testing Aspects" (in Portuguese)
  • 3rd best paper in SBES 2008
  • 1st place at the ACM Student Research Competition, OOPSLA 2007 edition
  • Top 6 best papers in SBES 2004