I am Marcello La Rosa, an Associate Professor in Business Process Management (BPM) with the BPM Discipline of the Information Systems School, Science & Engineering Faculty, at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. This site provides an account of my research, teaching and corporate training activities, besides some good pictures (I hope) of Australia.
In my position of Academic Director for corporate engagements for my school, I manage QUT's offering of professional training and consultancy services on Information Systems, with a focus on BPM (see BPMTraining). I am also a Principal Researcher at NICTA.
My research interests span different BPM topics, with a focus on process consolidation, mining, configuration and automation. The results of my research appeared in major journals and conferences in my field (e.g. TOSEM, IS, FACS, BPM, FASE, ER, CAiSE). I am the co-author of "Fundamentals of Business Process Management", the first comprehensive textbook on BPM, published by Springer in 2013. My research is also showcased on BPMCenter, a collaborative virtual research center on BPM funded by QUT and the Technical University of Eindhoven, which I co-manage, and on QUT ePrints, a public catalogue of scientific research papers.
I lead the Apromore initiative - a strategic research collaboration between various universities and one large industry partner, for the development of an advanced process model repository. I'm also the coordinator of the Process Configuration website, which collects research efforts on the management of variability in process-aware information systems. Finally, I'm involved in the design of YAWL, one of the most-mature community-based open-source BPM systems.
I teach process modeling to undergraduate and postgraduate students in my university. I also provide corporate training courses to managers, analysts and soution architects in the area of BPM here in Australia.
I like playing classical guitar, taking photos (you can appreciate some in this site), going surfing (although I'm not very good) and diving (I'm Advanced Open Water). As per music tastes, you can throw in everything that sounds like blues, folk and rock from the old seventies (Led Zeppelin to name one).
Assoc. Professor Marcello La Rosa
IS School Academic Director
BPM Discipline, IS School
Science & Engineering Faculty
Queensland University of Technology
Principal Researcher, NICTA
IS Research Fellow, Uni Liechtenstein
GPO Box 2434,
Brisbane QLD 4001, Australia
tel. +61 (0)7 3138 9482