I lead the Software and Services (S2) research group Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands My passion in research is to create software engineering knowledge that makes software better, smarter, and more sustainable. My research and teaching are about software architecture, software design and modeling, software quality assessment. I am initiator, and coordinate, the Computer Science Master Track in Software Engineering and Green IT. On January 15, 2016 I gave my inaugural speech as a full professor at the VU University Amsterdam. My speech is titled “Software and Sustainability”. You can find online both the text and the presentation.