Erwan Bousse

Erwan Bousse

Associate Professor of Software Engineering

Université de Nantes



I am Associate Professor at the University of Nantes (France) teaching software engineering at the Department of Computer Science. For my research activity, I am a member of the NaoMod group in the Laboratory of digital sciences of Nantes (LS2N).

Previously I was a post-doc researcher in the Business Informatics Group (BIG) of TU Wien (Austria), working with Manuel Wimmer and Tanja Mayerhofer. Before that I was a pre-doc researcher in the DiverSE group at IRISA under the supervision of Benoit Baudry and Benoit Combemale.

  • Software Language Engineering (SLE)
  • Model Driven Engineering (MDE)
  • Domain-Specific Languages (DSLs)
  • Model execution and simulation
  • Debugging and testing of models
  • PhD in Computer Science, 2015

    Université de Rennes 1, France

  • MEng in Computer Science, 2012

    INSA Rennes


this list does not include presentations of conference papers



Josselin Enet − PhD student (2021−)

Topic: A common interface to integrate SLE approaches with generic tools into language workbenches

Funded by the French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. Co-supervision with Gerson Sunyé and Massimo Tissi.

Faezeh Khorram − PhD student (2019−)

Topic: Cloud-Based Testing Workbench for Low-Code Engineering

Funded by the european ITN Lowcomote project. Co-supervision with Gerson Sunyé and Jean-Marie Mottu.

Dorian Leroy − PhD student (2017−)

Topic: Behavioral Typing to Support Offline and Online Analysis for Executable DSLs

Funded by the Austrian FWF TETRA Box project. International PhD with TU Wien (Austria) and Université de Rennes 1 (France). Co-supervision with Manuel Wimmer (TU Wien) and Benoit Combemale (UT2J). [homepage]

Ronan Gueguen − Master Student (2019−2020)

Topic: Better Integration of Metaprogramming Approaches in Generic Language Workbenches

Funded by the ELOGE project.


I am a regular reviewer for several journals (TSE, COMLAN, SoSym, JVLC) and have been member of several program committees (eg. SLE, ECMFA, SEAA). I have also co-organized some workshops (MLE, EXE, GEMOC, MDEBug) and helped organizing a few conferences (STAF, ECMFA, MODELS).

Full list here.


Present contributions

Past contributions



I make many small tools to automatize teaching tasks, the list can be found here.