Prof. Lionel C. Briand, Ph.D., P. Eng., IEEE Fellow
Vice-Director (SnT Centre), ERC Advanced grantee, FNR PEARL chair

Software Verification and Validation Laboratory
Centre for ICT Security, Reliability, and Trust (SnT)
University of Luxembourg

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Expertise in Software Engineering
  • Testing, verification, and validation of software systems
  • Applications of machine learning and evolutionary computing to software engineering
  • Model driven development and engineering
  • Requirements engineering
  • Software quality assurance

Main Awards
  • Canada Research Chair (Tier 1), 2003
  • IEEE Fellow, 2010
  • IEEE Computer Society Harlan Mills Award, 2012
  • IEEE Reliability Society, Reliability Engineer of the year, 2013
  • ERC Advanced grant, 2016

Research Philosophy
Here are two short papers (
paper1, paper2) summarising my views on software engineering research. Also, here is an interview given in the context of my keynote at ISSTA 2016.


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University of Luxembourg
SnT Centre
29, avenue J. F. Kennedy
L-1855 Luxembourg


High impact factor
Focused on industry-relevant software engineering research
Covers all subfields of software engineering


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