Software Engineering

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 graduated to PhD thesis on Jun 5, 2009, congratulations!!!
  • Annabella graduated to PhD on Jan 25, 2008, congratulations!!!
  • Magnus graduated to PhD on Dec 14, 2007, congratulations!!!
  • 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))


  • SESweden, a web portal for SE research in Sweden
  • SIREN (Swedish Requirements Engineering Research Network) ( fixa länken)

Members of the group

Recent Publications

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