M3S - Software Engineering Research Unit

Empirical Software Engineering in Software, Systems and Services (M3S) is a research unit that has its origins in M-Group.

M3S is the largest software engineering research unit in Finland. The group carries out research at high international level and publishes widely in the top software engineering journals and conferences. M3S has very strong industry collaboration and a proven track record in making a high impact in industry.  The group has a versatile portfolio of externally funded projects including Horizon 2020, ITEA, Academy of Finland, and Tekes. The unit is producing a large number of PhD degrees.

The group has 12 professors and senior researchers including 2 Finland Distinguished Professors (FiDiPro), 6 lecturers, 4 post-doc researchers and over 30 PhD students and research assistants. The research of the group has been rated as excellent (5/6) in an international external research evaluation.