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Pierre-Yves Schobbens is professor of computer science (programming), specialized in software product lines verification and agent-oriented programming.


Areas of expertise

software product lines

software verification

formal methods

agent-oriented software

model checking


External responsibilities

President of Precise research center

President of the international affairs commission of the faculty of computer science

President of the doctoral commission for exact sciences




Most influential paper award IEEE RE 2016

Best paper SAFECOMP 2012
Invited professor at Ecole Normale Supérieur (Cachan), Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse), University of Birmingham, Ecole Centrale (Nantes), Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble).
Invited researcher by Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst (DAAD), Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT).



Bachelor in Philosophy 1982

Master in Applied Mathematics and Economics 1983

Master in Computer Engineering 1984

Doctorate in Computer Science 1993


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Engineering, Exceptions in Algebraic Specification, Université Catholique de Louvain

Award Date: 1 Jan 1992

Master of Engineering, Université Catholique de Louvain

Award Date: 1 Jan 1984

Master of Engineering, Université Catholique de Louvain

Award Date: 1 Jan 1983

Bachelor of Philosophy, Université Catholique de Louvain

Award Date: 1 Jan 1982


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