Prof. Michel R.V. Chaudron is full professor at the joint department of Computer Science and Engineering of Chalmers and Gothenburg University in Sweden, and part-time associate professor at Leiden University/LIACS.
At LIACS he has taught the Software Engineering course and was program director for the Master's program 'ICT in Business'.
Michel Chaudron studied Computer Science in Leiden for both his M.Sc. and Ph.D.
degree. He obtained his Ph.D. in the area of formal methods and programming calculi for parallel computing (promotor: Prof. Dr. Ir. F.J. Peters). During his studies he spent one year at the programming research group in Oxford (tutor: Prof. C.A.R. Hoare) and one semester at Imperial College, London. After his studies in Leiden, he has worked for CMG (now CGI) in The Hague and the TU Eindhoven.
His research interests are in: software architecture, software design and software modeling with a special focus on UML, software composition. He likes to study these topics through empirical research methods. His current project aims to combine Big Data with Semantic Technologies for System Design Understanding. He actively supports several conferences and journals including (Conf:) MODELS and Euromicro SEAA and (Jnl:) SoSyM and Empirical Studies in Software Engineering (EMSE).