Lionel C. Briand

Welcome to the personal homepage of Prof. Lionel C. Briand; Canada Research Chair (Tier1), IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow.

I currently have shared appointments between the Nanda Laboratory, EECS Department, University of Ottawa and the Software Verification and Validation Laboratory, Centre for ICT Security, Reliability, and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg.

My main research interests and expertise are:

  • Testing, verification, and validation of software systems, including machine learning and security aspects

  • Applications of machine learning and evolutionary computing to software engineering

  • Automated regulatory and legal compliance

  • Model-driven development and engineering

  • Requirements engineering

  • Software quality assurance

You can contact me through one of the following emails:

Notable Recognitions and Awards

Research Philosophy

Here are two short papers (paper1, paper2) summarising my views on software engineering research.

Interview in ACM SE notes (2021)

My ICSE 2022 Keynote address video (starts at 34 min): "Mathematicians, Social Scientists, or Engineers? The Split Minds of Software Engineering Researchers"

A great paper by Ben Schneiderman: "Twin-Win Model: A human-centered approach to research success".