Wagner, Stefan

Professor Stefan Wagner (University of Stuttgart, Head of the Software Engineering Research Group)
Stefan Wagner is full professor for Software Engineering at the University of Stuttgart. He holds a diploma in Computer Science from the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, an MSc in Distributed and Multimedia Information Systems with distinction from the Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and a doctoral degree in Computer Science from the Technische Universität München. He worked for four years as a post-doc also at TU München before joining the University of Stuttgart.

His main research areas are empirical software engineering, software quality, requirements engineering, safety engineering and agile software development. He is the author of the Springer monograph "Software Product Quality Control“ and he has co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers in top conferences and journals. He was the steering committee chair of PROMISE, the yearly conference on predictive models in software engineering. Furthermore, he held various positions in the organisation of national computer science conferences and the International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM).

Dr. Wagner worked on several publicly sponsored research projects as well as industry-sponsored research. The industry partners range from Google to MAN and from SMEs to BMW and Siemens. He also received a Google Award to work on detecting functionally similar code clones.