Background and activities


Ph.D. in Software Engineering (NTNU) (2006)

Industry experience

  • IBM: Software specialist (2001-2002)
  • DNV GL Research and Innovation: Principal Researcher (2010-2016)

Research visits

  • University College London (2005)
  • University of Washington (2009)

Research interests

  • Empirical software engineering
  • Software security and data privacy
  • AI security
  • Blockchain technologies
  • Safety of intelligent systems
  • Smart city
  • Big data analytics

Recent research projects

  • CyberSmart - Cybersecurity, Safety, and Resilience of Smart cities (2017-2020) (PI)
  • Management of Safety and Security Risks for Cyber-Physical Systems (2017-2020) (PI)
  • IPIT: International Partnerships for Excellent Education and Research in Information Technology (2018-2020)(Co-PI)
  • CIRCit - Circular Economy Integration in the Nordic Industry for Enhanced Sustainability and Competitiveness (2017-2020) (Work Package leader)
  • SAREPTA - Safety, Autonomy, Remote Control and Operations of Industrial Transport Systems (2017-2020) (Key Scientist)
  • SafeCop – Safe Cooperating Cyber-Physical Systems using Wireless Communication (2016-2019) (Key Scientist)
  • Model-Based Testing of Spacecraft Control Software (2011-2013) (Key Scientist)


  • Software security (TDT4237)
  • Advanced software engineering (TDT4242)

Current Postdoc and Ph.D. students

  • Zhe Li (Postdoc)
  • Hong Guo (Postdoc)
  • Elnaz Namazi (Ph.D. student) 
  • Jin Zhang (Ph.D. student)
  • Nektaria Kaloudi (Ph.D. student)
  • Eivind Kristoffersen (Ph.D. student)

Previous Postdoc and Ph.D. students

  • Weifeng Liu (Postdoc)
  • Bing Zhang (Visiting Ph.D. student)

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Publications and Citations

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Jiang, Shanshan; Hagelien, Thomas Fjæstad; Natvig, Marit Kjøsnes; Li, Jingyue. (2019) Ontology-Based Semantic Search for Open Government Data. Proceedings of 13th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2019).
  • Li, Jingyue; Beba, Sindre; Karlsen, Magnus Melseth. (2019) Evaluation of Open-Source IDE Plugins for Detecting Security Vulnerabilities. Proceedings of the Evaluation and Assessment on Software Engineering, EASE 2019.
  • Lund, Eirik Harald; Jaccheri, Maria Letizia; Li, Jingyue; Cico, Orges; Bai, Xiaoying. (2019) Blockchain and Sustainability: A Systematic Mapping Study. Proceedings of the 41st International Conference on Software Engineering: Companion Proceedings.
  • Løvgren, Dag Erik Homdrum; Li, Jingyue; Oyetoyan, Tosin Daniel. (2019) A Data-Driven Security Game to Facilitate Information Security Education. Proceedings of the 41st International Conference on Software Engineering: Companion Proceedings.
  • Torkildson, Erik Nilsen; Li, Jingyue; Johnsen, Stig Ole; Glomsrud, Jon Arne. (2018) Empirical Studies of Methods for Safety and Security Co-analysis of Autonomous Boat. Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World. Proceedings of ESREL 2018, June 17-21, 2018, Trondheim, Norway.
  • Li, Jingyue; Moe, Nils Brede; Dybå, Tore. (2010) Transition from a plan-driven process to Scrum: a longitudinal case study on software quality. Proceedings of the 2010 ACM-IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement.
  • Li, Jingyue; Conradi, Reidar; Chen, Weibing; Ji, Junzhong; Liu, Chunnian; Ma, Jianqiang. (2007) A Survey on the Business Relationship between Chinese Outsourcing Software Suppliers and Their Outsourcers. Proceedings of the 14th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2007).