Hans Hansson, Professor

Hans Hansson is professor in Real-Time Systems at Mälardalen University since 1997. He is director of Mälardalen Real-Time Research Centre and the PROGRESS national strategic research centre, Scientific Leader of SICS Swedish ICT Västerås AB and the EU/ARTEMIS project SafeCer. He received an MSc (Engineering Physics), a Licentiate degree (Computer Systems), a BA (Business Administration), and a Doctor of Technology degree (Computer Systems) from Uppsala University (UU), Sweden, in 1981, 1984, 1984 and 1992. Prof. Hansson’s previous appointments include being director of the nat’l research programme ARTES, visiting prof. and dept. chair at the Dept. of Computer Systems, Uppsala University, and researcher and scientific advisor at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) in Stockholm.

Hans Hanssons research interests and contributions include component-based design of safety-critical real-time embedded systems, modeling and analysis of real-time communication, real-time testing and debugging, execution-time analysis, development of automotive control SW, and formal modeling of timing and probability. Prof. Hansson is associate editor of the IEEE Tr. on Industrial Informatics.

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Latest publications:

Access Control for Smart Manufacturing Systems (Sep 2020)
Björn Leander, Aida Causevic, Hans Hansson, Tomas Lindström
2nd Workshop on Systems, Architectures, and Solutions for Industry 4.0 (SASI4)

Cybersecurity Challenges in Large Industrial IoT Systems (Sep 2019)
Björn Leander, Aida Causevic, Hans Hansson
The 24th IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA2019)

Applicability of the IEC 62443 standard in Industry 4.0 / IIoT (Aug 2019)
Björn Leander, Aida Causevic, Hans Hansson
14th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2019)

PROMPT – Master Courses for Professional Software Developers (Jan 2019)
Stefan Eck, Hans Hansson
PROMPT – Master Courses for Professional Software Developers (ACMSIGSOFT)

Fighting CPS Complexity by Component-Based Software Development of Multi-Mode Systems (Oct 2018)
Hang Yin, Hans Hansson
Designs (Designs)

Schedule Reparability: Increasing Time-Triggered Network Recovery from Link Failures (Sep 2018)
Francisco Pozo, Guillermo Rodriguez-Navas, Hans Hansson
24th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA'18)

Project TitleStatus
ARRAY - Automation Region Research Academy active
ARROWS - Design Techniques for Adaptive Embedded Systems finished
ARTIST finished
Civilingenjör 4.0 Module C11 "Cyber Security, Industrial Data Protection and Data Integrity" active
Closing the safety-security gap in software intensive systems finished
COMING finished
EAST/EEA finished
ELECTRA - Evaluation of different communication technologies for heavy duty vehicle platooning active
FIA - Strategic research into safety and security for the automation industry finished
FIA - Strategiskt projekt om funktions- och intrångssäkerhet för automationsindustrin active
FlexiHealth: flexible softwarized networks for digital healthcare active
FORA - Fog Computing for Robotics and Industrial Automation active
Future factories in the Cloud active
FutureE active
GENIUS on-hold
Hi5 - A Holistic and Improved Infrastructure for Increased Industrial Impact of research finished
InterAct@MRTC finished
ITS-EASY Post Graduate School for Embedded Software and Systems active
MESSI - Methods for innovation development in software intensive systems finished
PG-Demo-SAVE – The SAVE demonstrator finished
Process Industrial Big Data Analytics finished
PROGRESS finished
PROMPT - Professional Master’s in Software Engineering (step II) finished
PROMPT - Professional Master’s in Software Engineering (step II, phase B&C) active
PROMPT - Professional Master’s program in Software Engineering (step I) finished
RATAD - Reliability and Timing Analysis of Distributed systems finished
RetNet - The European Industrial Doctorate Programme on Future Real-Time Networks finished
SaDIES. Safe Dynamic Software Instrumentation for Embedded Systems finished
SafeCer - Safety Certification of Software-Intensive Systems with Reusable Components finished
SafeCOP - Safe Cooperating Cyber-Physical Systems using Wireless Communication active
SAVE finished
SAVE++ finished
SAVE-IT finished
SUCCESS: Safety assurance of Cooperating Construction Equipment in Semi-automated Sites active
SYNOPSIS - Safety Analysis for Predictable Software Intensive Systems finished
TATOO - Test and Testability of Distributed Real-Time Systems finished
TESTit - Testing techniques for real-time systems finished
TIMERS - Timing analysis, modeling and evaluation of RTS finished
Warping - Wait and lock free synchronisation mechanisms finished
PhD students supervised as main supervisor:

Andreas Ermedahl (former)
Björn Leander
Francisco Pozo (former)
Giorgio Forcina
Hang Yin (former)
Irfan Sljivo (former)
Joel Huselius (former)
Predrag Filipovikj (former)
Sigrid Eldh (former)
Zeinab Bakhshi Valojerdi

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Dino Mustefa
Mikael Åsberg (former)