Prof. Dr. habil. 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 and transfer institute, Germany. Read More



BTH | SERL Sweden
fortiss | Research Division RE
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Honoured to have received the Best Paper Award at ESEM 2022.

Please consider submitting to the special issue on AI for Product Management and Evolution [link].

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.

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

Selected publications

New edited book

Design Thinking for Software Engineering

Creating Human-oriented Software-intensive Products and Services


Work-From-Home is Here to Stay: Call for Flexibility in Post-Pandemic Work Policies. In: JSS

Only Time Will Tell: Modelling Information Diffusion in Code Review with Time-Varying Hypergraphs. In: ESEM’22

Creation of Acceptance Tests by Extracting Conditionals from Requirements: NLP Approach and Case Study. In: JSS




Upcoming events

REFSQ 2023
April 17-20, 2023
Barcelona, Spain

Software Quality Days
May 23-25, 2023
Munich, Germany

CAiSE 2023
June 12-16, 2023
Zaragoza, Spain

October 23-27, 2023
New Orleans, USA


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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