Björn RegnellProfessor

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Software Engineering


Dr. Björn Regnell is Professor in Software Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Lund University, Sweden. He has contributed to several software engineering research areas including requirements engineering, software quality, software product management and empirical research methods in software engineering. He was ranked among top 13 scholars in the world in experimental software engineering in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 31(9):733-753 (2005) and was awarded the Lund University Pedagogical Prize for outstanding achievements in teaching (2005).

Prof. Regnell has been Program Chair of International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ), International Conference on Software Business (ICSOB), and a member of the Program Board/Committee of International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE). He is/was a reviewer for several high-impact journals and peer-reviewed conference program committees including International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2013. He is currently a member of the Editorial board of the Requirements Engineering journal (Springer) and the Steering Committee Chair of REFSQ.

Prof. Regnell has published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles in journals and conferences. He has edited several special issues in journals and proceedings and he is co-author of several books including the widely cited "Introduction to Experimentation in Software Engineering" (Springer, 2000) and "Case Study Research in Software Engineering - Guidelines and Examples" (Wiley, 2012).

Prof. Regnell worked part time as Senior Researcher at Sony Ericsson, CTO Office, Lund, Sweden 2005-2007, and he works as expert consultant in software engineering for the Swedish software industry.

Recent research outputs

Hussan Munir, Johan Linåker, Wnuk, K., Per Runeson & Björn Regnell 2018 Feb In : Empirical Software Engineering. 23, 1, p. 186-223

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Svensson, R. B. & Björn Regnell 2017 Nov In : Requirements Engineering. 22, 4, p. 475-489

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heintz, F., Mannila, L., Nordén, L. Å., Parnes, P. & Björn Regnell 2017 Informatics in Schools: Focus on Learning Programming - 10th International Conference on Informatics in Schools: Situation, Evolution, and Perspectives, ISSEP 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10696 LNCS, p. 117-128 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10696 LNCS)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

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