Elizabeth Bjarnason

Senior Lecturer

Senior lecturer

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Other Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering


  • Software Engineering, Requirements Engineering, Communication, Collaboration, Digital Work Environments, Verification/Validation, Software Process Improvement


Dr. Elizabeth Bjarnason is a senior lecturer of software engineering at Lund University, Sweden, and belongs to its Software Engineering Research Group (SERG). Her research interests include empirical research on software development and management methods, in particular for requirements engineering and digital work environments with a focus on human aspects, communication and collaboration. She also has 15 years experience from the software industry, in roles such as requirements engineer and project manager.

Elizabeth teaches two courses:

  • Business aspects of software development including legal, ethical, and project management (ETSF25 Business of Software)
  • Requirements Engineering (ETSN15, was: ETS170)

She also supervises M.Sc. projects within software engineering, in particular with connections to software processes and collaboration, requirements communication, agile development, digital work environments and softer aspects of software development. Contact her to discuss potential M.Sc. projects within these topics.

Recent research outputs

Meira Levy, Lin Liu, Daniel Amyot, Eric Yu, Muneef Alshammari, Malak Baslyman, Elizabeth Bjarnason, Christopher Bull, Carlos Henrique C. Duarte, Eduard C. Groen, Sami Jantunen, Sylwia Kopczynska, Lysanne Lessard, Ita Richardson, Jens Weber & Ziqi Wei, 2021 May 1, In: IEEE Software. 38, 3, p. 7-12 6 p., 9407303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elizabeth Bjarnason, Franz Lang & Alexander Mjöberg, 2021, (Accepted/In press) 15th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM).

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

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