Dr. Per Runeson is a professor in software engineering at the Department of Computer Science, Lund University, Sweden, head of department from 2012, and is the academic leader of the Software Engineering Research Group since 2001. He is head of the department for Computer Science at Lund University. He leads the industrial excellence center EASE (Embedded Applications Software Engineering) and worked for Sony Ericsson as an academic advisor. He received a PhD from Lund University in 1998 under supervision of Prof. Claes Wohlin. He has five years of industrial experience as a consulting expert in software engineering at Q-Labs, Sweden. Prof. Runeson was a Fulbright Research Scholar at Washington State University, WA,USA, winter 2002/03, guest professor at North Carolina State University 2011/2012, and had a special researcher position from the Swedish Research Council 2005-2011.
Challenges and practices in aligning requirements with verification and validation: a case study of six companies