Christian Berger


Software Engineering 2 (SE2)
Visiting address
Hörselgången 5
41756 Göteborg
Postal address
Kunskapsgatan 3
41756 Göteborg

About Christian Berger

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Professor Dr. Christian Berger is Full Professor for Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Christian Berger received his Ph.D. degree (Dr. rer. nat.) from RWTH Aachen University, Germany in 2010. He joined University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2012 as Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor and Docent in Computer Science in 2015. In 2022, he was appointed Full Professor for Computer Science at University of Gothenburg.

He coordinated the research project “Caroline”, Europe’s best self-driving vehicle in the world’s first large-scale, vehicular robot race for urban environments: The 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge. He co-led the Chalmers Truck Team during the 2016 Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge (GCDC), and is the leading software architect behind OpenDLV (Open Driverless Vehicle). He is Technical Lead for Software Engineering at Chalmers vehicle laboratory REVERE. He has published over 100 scientific papers in international conferences and journals and received numerous awards for his work.

He is founding member of the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems, and Software Program (WASP) Graduate School and he is serving as Director of Doctoral Studies at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, Sweden.


  • Software-Defined Vehicles and Automotive Software Architectures
  • Software Architectures for Distributed and Embedded Software Systems
  • Data-Driven Software Engineering
  • Trustworthy AI/ML-enabled Software Engineering