Pekka Abrahamsson, Ph.D.


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Education

PhD - Software Engineering
University of Oulu
(2002)

Biography

Pekka Abrahamsson received his PhD on Software Engineering in 2002 from University of Oulu. His research is in the area of emerging software technologies, empirical software engineering and the ethics of artificial intelligence. Prior to his current position he has served as a full professor in Italy and in Norway. He has also worked at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland as a research professor. He has published broadly in his fields of expertise and received many awards and recognitions. He received the Nokia Foundation Award in 2007, Aminer.org selected him as Top-100 Most Influential Scholar in software engineering in 2016 and he co-authored the best paper of 2018 in Journal of Systems and Software. He is the co-founder of the Software Startup Research Network (SSRN) and a seasoned expert in leading international research projects.