The Software Science Lab investigates and applies the scientific method to evolve knowledge regarding software technologies
Located in Rio de Janeiro, the Lab is part of PUC-Rio's Department of Informatics. PUC-Rio is one of the top 10 universities and leader in industry integration in Latin America. The graduate program of the Department of Informatics is the first one established in Brazil (since 1967) and evaluated with the maximum quality grade by the Brazilian federal government (CAPES grade 7). The Software Science Lab is represented at the International Software Engineering Research Network (ISERN) and active in several international collaborations.