A/Prof. Dr. Thorsten Berger Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Thorsten Berger
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology
Lindholmen Campus
Gothenburg, Sweden

E-Mail: thorsten.berger at chalmers.se
Skype: tberger.work
Phone: +46 (0) 31 772 6075

Research Interests

  • Model-Driven Software Engineering
  • Static Program Analysis
  • Software Product Lines and Software Ecosystems
  • Highly Configurable Embedded and Safety-critical Systems
  • Software Engineering for Robotics
  • Empirical Software Engineering


PhD students and Postdocs

  • PhD students
    • Mukelabai Mukelabai
    • Sergio Garcia
    • Lorenzo Addazi
  • Postdocs
    • Claudio Menghi


  • Mar./Apr. 2017, Prof. Dr. Ralf Lämmel (Univ. of Koblenz)
  • Oct. 2017 - Sep. 2018 Jacob Krüger, PhD candidate (Univ. of Magdeburg)

Community Service

  • Chairing: SPLC'18 main research track (also co-organizer), MODELS'18 Workshops, FOSD'18, Euromicro DSD/SEAA'17 SPLSeco research track, SPLC'16 Tools track, FOSD'14 PC
  • PC memberships: ICSE/NIER'18, VaMoS'18, Fachtagung Modellierung Tutorials '18, SPLC'17, REFSQ'17, VaMoS'17, WAMA'17, ASE'16, SPLC'16, MODULARITY'16 Visions, FMSPLE'16, Euromicro DSD/SEAA'16 SPLSeco, VaMoS'16, WAMA'16, Euromicro DSD/SEAA'15 SPLSeco, VaMoS'15, VaMoS'14, Euromicro DSD/SEAA'14 SPLSeco
  • Journal reviewing: TSE, ESE, JSS, JSME, SoSyM, ISE, JOT, JWE, CAI
  • Reviewing: MiSE'15, SPLC'14, ICMT'14, ICSE'14, FASE'14, MoK'14, ASE'13, FSE'13, VaMoS'13, FASE'12, GPCE'11, ICWE'11, GPCE'10, ASE'10, VaMoS'10, ASE'09, GPCE'09, SPLC'09, ESWC'09, QUORS'08

Funded Research (Framework) Projects

  • PI: Virtual Platform – Flexible and Truly Incremental Engineering of Highly Configurable Systems, funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR, Vetenskapsradet)
  • PI and Country Lead, Swedish Consortium of the EU ITEA3 project REVaMP2 – Round-trip Engineering and Variability Management Platform and Process
  • Co-PI: CO4ROBOT – Achieving Complex Collaborative Missions via Decentralized Control and Coordination of Interacting Robots, funded by the European Union (H2020)
  • NECSIS: Managing Variability and Configurability in an MDE Development Process, research network, funded by Automotive Partnership Canada
  • Model-integrated Software Service Engineering, funded by ORF-RE (Ontario Research Fund - Research Excellence)
  • VARIES: Variability in Safety-critical Embedded Systems, EU Artemis funded
  • EUMONIS: model-driven development and software product line engineering in the regenerative energy domain, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • iAssess.Sax: Developing the prerequisites for broader adoption of eAssessment at Saxon universities (Schaffung der Voraussetzungen für einen breiteren Einsatz von E-Assessments an den sächsischen Hochschulen)
  • SoftWiki: Distributed, End-user Centered Requirements Engineering for Evolutionary Software Development, funded by the german Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • PreBIS: Pre-Built Information Space, funded by the german Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology