Head of RMoD team, INRIA (Lille, France)
The key research theme of INRIA's RMoD team is the production of software, especially the challenges linked to long-living software (i.e. "How do we maintain software?", "How do we update software?"). Stéphane's fields of interests are: dynamic languages, reflective systems, meta-programming, meta-object protocols, reengineering of object-oriented applications, program visualisation, maintenance and dynamic languages.
Stéphane is scientific adviser of Synectique. He is also involved in the development of Pharo, an open-source Smalltalk (http://www.pharo-project.org/) and the Moose software and data analysis platform (http://www.moosetechnology.org), and he is the chair of the European Smalltalk User Group (http://www.esug.org/wiki/). More info: http://stephane.ducasse.free.fr