Department of Computing Science
Software Engineering Group
Umeå universitet


The research group in Software Engineering was established in 1994. The group has a wide area of research interests, including requirements engineering, software product lines, (object-oriented) analysis and design, reusability, software process improvement, metrics, and software engineering education.


  • Ola will defend his PhD thesis on Jun 5, 2009.
  • Annabella graduated to PhD on Jan 25, 2008, congratulations!!!
  • Magnus graduated to PhD on Dec 14, 2007, congratulations!!!
  • We are in the program committee of the RefsQ'08, the International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (Montpellier, France, Jun 16-17, 2008; co-located with CAiSE'08)
  • We are in the program committee of VaMoS 2008, the 2nd International Workshop on Variability Modelling of Software-intensive Systems (Essen, Germany, Jan 16-18, 2008)
  • At ICSE'08 (Leipzig, Germany, May 10-18, 2008), we are in the Software Engineering Education Committee
  • We are in the program committee of the SE 2008, the IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering (Innsbruck, Austria, Feb 12-14, 2008)
  • We are in the program committee of the Teach UML Workshop (co-located with BCI 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria, Sep 27-29, 2007)
  • Magnus received the Brian Mar Award for the best student paper at INCOSE 2006 (The FAR Approach: Functional Analysis/Allocation and Requirements Flowdown Using Use Case Realizations, by Magnus Eriksson, Kjell Borg and Jürgen Börstler).
  • Embed4Auto project
  • Software Product Lines
  • Requirements Management
  • QMSE (Quality Management for Small Enterprises)
  • RECORD (REquirements COllection Reuse and Documentation)
  • UPSP (Umeå's version of the PSP--Personal Software Process(TM))
  • We organized SERPS06, the Sixth Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice in Sweden
  • held in Umeå, Oct 2006.
  • SESweden, a web portal for SE research in Sweden
  • SIREN (Swedish Requirements Engineering Research Network)
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