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Lionel Briand

Lionel Briand


Academic Area(s) Computer science
Research Topics Software Verification and Validation, Security, Requirements Engineering, Quality Assurance and Certification
Faculty or Centre FSTC / SNT
Research Unit CSC
Postal Address Weicker Building, Université du Luxembourg
4, rue Alphonse Weicker
L-2721 Luxembourg
Campus Office D102
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 5223
Mobile Phone (+352) 621 887 740
Social Media & Blogs
Video Prof. Lionel Briand (SnT)
Prof. Lionel Briand (SnT)
Speaks English, French
Research Stays in Germany, France, USA, Norway
Prof. Lionel Briand (SnT)

Head of the Software Verification and Validation Laboratory, SnT/FSTC

Vice-Director SnT

Expertise areas:

  • Software verification and validation
  • Software testing
  • Model-driven requirements, architecture, and design


  • ERC Advanced grant 2016
  • FNR PEARL chair
  • IEEE Reliability Society, Reliability engineer of the year (2013)
  • IEEE Computer Society Harlan Mills Award Recipient (2012)
  • IEEE Fellow (2010)
  • Canada Research Chair (Tier I, 2003-2008)


Personal pages

Software V&V Lab

Former Positions:

  • Head of the Certus center for software verification and validation, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
  • Professor, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Professor and Canada Research Chair, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
  • Department head, Fraunhofer IESE, Germany
  • Group leader, Computer Research Institute of Montreal (CRIM), Montreal, Canada
  • Faculty Research Scientist, SEL, University of Maryland and NASA GSFC, College Park, Maryland, USA
  • Software engineer, CISI Ingenierie, France

Last updated on: Monday, 30 May 2016