Laurence Duchien is full professor at University of Lille, France since 2001, member of Faculty of Sciences and Technologies in Computer Science Department and she is research member of CRIStAL Lab in Spirals group, a join group between Inria and University of Lille. Her research is in the field of software engineering and organized in three themes: the definition of distributed software architectures, software maintenance and evolution, the variability study in the context of sensitive systems. Her main recent results concern adaptation throughout the software life cycle from design to runtime in context of cloud computing or mobile applications.
Laurence Duchien was in charge of a master program on Software Engineering from 2002 to 2006 and in charge of the research program for the master of computer science at University of Lille between 2010 and 2015. From 2012 to 2018, she was also scientific leader of the department of careers and employments at Doctoral College and, from 2013 to 2018, in charge of the doctoral program for Computer Science in Doctoral School for Engineering Science. She is now in charge of the doctoral studies in the research board at the University of Lille.
graduated with a PhD degree in Computer Science from University
Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France in 1988. She joined then the
Computer Science Department at CNAM
(Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers), Paris, France as associate
professor in September 1990. She graduated with a qualification to
supervise research (HDR)
in Computer Science from University
of Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France in 1999.
In 2019, Knight
of the French National Order of Merit (Chevalier de l’Ordre National du
Mérite) (ceremony still to take place).