Prof. Dr. Daniel Mendez
Full Professor in Empirical Software Engineering at the Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden, and head of the Requirements Engineering research division at the fortiss research institute, Germany. Read More





We made the material of the Requirements Engineering lecture series given at BTH in 2021 publicly available including

Live recordings (anonymised)

Slide set

Information on AMDiRE model (cheat sheet)

Honoured to have received a Distinguished Reviewer Award at RE 2021.

Honoured to have received a Distinguished Reviewer Award at ESEC/FSE 2020.

Please consider the new ACM SIGSOFT Empirical Standards collection for researchers, peer reviewers, editors and publications venues [link].

Please consider the new Open Science Initiative I am co-chairing together with M. Monperrus at the Empirical Software Engineering Journal. More infos here.

Recent publications (selected)

New edited book

Design Thinking for Software Engineering

Creating Human-oriented Software-intensive Products and Services

Recent preprints

Preprint [accepted]: Understanding Peer Review of Software Engineering Papers. In: EMSE Journal

Preprint [accepted]: A Study about the Knowledge and Use of Requirements Engineering Standards in Industry. In: IEEE TSE

Preprint [under review]: The Human Side of Software Engineering: An Investigation of Challenges

Preprint [accepted]: How do Practitioners Perceive the Relevance of Requirements Engineering Research? In: IEEE TSE


Upcoming events

Dagstuhl seminar on Research Methods Training
March 30 – April 1, 2022
Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern


Pint of Science fesitval
May 9-11, 2022
Across multiple German cities

Software Quality Days 
January 18-20, 2022
Postponed to May 17-19, 2022
Vienna, Austria

Summer School on Human Factors in SE
June 2-5, 2020 
Postponed to 2023
Karlskrona, Sweden

Latest Posts

ICSE 2021 Artefact Evaluation Track – Author and Reviewer Guideline

Together with Silvia Abrahão, we are organising the ICSE 2021 Artefact Evaluation (AE) Track. Out of experience from serving ourselves...

The new ‘In Practice’ track of JSS

It is a pleasure to announce the new In Practice track at the Journal of Systems and Software! Below, some...

ESEM 2018 Preview

Download Conference Flyer It is a pleasure to announce that in 2018, I will be serving together with Audris Mockus...

Naming the Pain in Requirements Engineering – Call for Participation

By Daniel Méndez and Birgit Penzenstadler [written for the IEEE SW blog] 40 years after Requirements Engineering (RE) was acknowledged...

Knowledge Sharing in a Large Agile Organisation: A Survey Study – Kati Kuusinen

Knowledge Sharing in a Large Agile Organisation: A Survey Study – Kati Kuusinen

Modern software development methodologies, especially agile ones, concentrate on communication and knowledge sharing. In scope is especially knowledge sharing within...

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