Laura M. Castro

Software Engineer and Teacher in Galicia, España

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I was born in Madrid (Spain) in 1980 and moved to Galicia, located in the north west coast of the country, when I was in my teens. I went to high school in Santiago de Compostela and attended college in A Coruña, where I now live and work. I have also lived for short periods of time in the US (Houston, Texas) and Sweden (Göteborg).

I am an Associate Professor at the University of A Coruña, where I have been teaching since 2005. At the moment, I am a lecturer on Software Architecture and Software Validation.

I also perform research in the areas of software testing (automated, model and property-based testing), applied to software in general, and distributed, concurrent, functional systems in particular (mainly working with Erlang/OTP, now starting to dive into Elixir). I am a member of the MADS (Models and Applications of Distributed Systems) research group.

I love dancing and solving puzzles. I am a constant learner. I am a light traveler, always keen on going to new places. I don't read as much as I would like to, and I watch^H^Hused to watch tons of TV series (before my son was born).

I believe we can make the world a better place for everyone without destroying it. I am committed to it.

  • Work
    • Universidade da Coruña (Spain)