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SDMetrics is a strong supporter of education and research in the area of software product quality engineering. SDMetrics' flexibility to define custom metrics makes it an ideal tool for researchers investigating new design measurement approaches and metrics they come up with.

Universities and non-profit organizations are eligible to receive free academic licenses of the SDMetrics full version. Time allowing, I also provide support with the technical implementation of custom metrics tailored to the specific research questions at hand.

With its academic program, SDMetrics has contributed to PhD theses, Master's theses, research and student projects all over the world:

University / InstituteDepartmentCountry
Vienna University of Economics and BusinessInstitute for Information Systems and New MediaAustria
Johannes Kepler University LinzInstitute for Systems Engineering and AutomationAustria
University of NamurComputer Science InstituteBelgium
University of MonsInstitut d'informatiqueBelgium
Katholieke Universiteit LeuvenComputerwetenschappenBelgium
Universiteit GentComputer SciencesBelgium
Helsinki University of TechnologySoftware Business and Engineering Institute Finland
CNAM-CEDRIC, ParisEngineering of Information and Decisional Systems (ISID)France
Deutsche Zentralbücherei für Blinde zu LeipzigProjekt LeibnizGermany
Duale Hochschule Baden-WürttembergFakultät für TechnikGermany
Forschungszentrum Informatik, Karlsruhe Software EngineeringGermany
Humbold Universität zu BerlinInstitut für InformatikGermany
TU DortmundFakultät für InformatikGermany
TU DresdenInstitut für Software- und MultimediatechnikGermany
Universität KielInstitut für InformatikGermany
Universität Mannheim Institut für Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik Germany
Universität BayreuthChair AI1: Software EngineeringGermany
Fraunhofer IESE, KaiserslauternEmbedded SystemsGermany
University of Macedonia, ThessalonikiApplied InformaticsGreece
Lorand Eötvös University, BudapestFaculty of InformaticsHungary
University of SzegedDepartment of InformaticsHungary
University of Pannonia, VeszprémElectrical Engineering and Information SystemsHungary
National University of Ireland, MaynoothPrincipals of Programming Research Group at NUI MaynoothIreland
University of Insubria, VareseDepartment of Computer Science and CommunicationItaly
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"Dip. Informatica, Sistemi e ProduzioneItaly
Universitá di BariDipartimento di InformaticaItaly
Vytautas Magnus University, KaunasFaculty of InformaticsLithuanian
Technical University of SzczecinInformation TechnologyPoland
Wroclaw Institute of TechnologyFaculty of Computer Science and ManagementPoland
University of MinhoComputer Science and Technology CentrePortugal
University of CoimbraDepartamento de Engenharia InformáticaPortugal
University of CraiovaSoftware EngineeringRomania
Comenius University in BratislavaDepartment of Applied InformaticsSlovakia
Universidad Carlos III de MadridComputer ScienceSpain
Universidad Politecnica de MadridETSI de Telecomunicacion, Departamento de Ingenieria TelematicaSpain
Valencia University of TechnologyDepartment of Information Systems and ComputationSpain
Universidad de AlicanteLenguajes y Sistemas InformáticosSpain
Universidad de Cantabria, SantanderServicio de InformáticaSpain
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, BarcelonaService and Information System Engineering (ESSI)Spain
Universidad de CádizDepartamento de Ingenieria InformáticaSpain
Chalmers University of Technology, GothenburgComputer Science and Engineering Sweden
Umeå UniversityComputing ScienceSweden
Blekinge Institute of Technology, KarlskronaSchool of Computing Sweden
Eindhoven University of TechnologyDepartment of Mathematics and Computer ScienceThe Netherlands
Erasmus University RotterdamErasmus School of EconomicsThe Netherlands
Leiden UniversityInstitute of Advanced Computer Science The Netherlands
Delft University of TechnologySoftware Engineering Research Group The Netherlands
Atilim University, Ankara Computer Engineering DepartmentTurkey
Istanbul Technical UniversityComputer EngineeringTurkey
Middle East Technical University, AnkaraGraduate School of Informatics - Information Systems
Department Of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Turkey
Loughborough UniversityBusiness SchoolUnited Kingdom
University of BirminghamComputer ScienceUnited Kingdom
University of WolverhamptonSchool of Technology United Kingdom
American University in CairoComputer ScienceEgypt
Cairo UniversityFaculty of Computers and InformationEgypt
Razi University, KermanshahDepartment of Computer EngineeringIran
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer ShevaDepartment of Information Systems EngineeringIsrael
University of Haifa Computer ScienceIsrael
Jordan University of Science and Technology, IrbidComputer ScienceJordan
Buraydah College of TechnologyComputer Technology DepartmentSaudi Arabia
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, DhahranInformation & Computer Science DeptSaudi Arabia
Chinese Academy of Science, BeijingInstitute of Software, Object Technology CenterChina
Hebei University of Science and Technology, ShijiazhuangScience Technology China
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsInformation Science and Technology InstituteChina
Nanjing UniversityDepartment of Computer Science and TechnologyChina
Peking University, BeijingComputer ScienceChina
City University of Hong KongDepartment of Computer ScienceChina (SAR)
Guru Nanak Dev University, AmritsarDeptt. of computer science and engineeringIndia
Indian Institute of Information Technology, AllahabadM.techIndia
Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurDepartment of CSEIndia
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, JabalpurComputer Science India
Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College, Fatehgarh SahibComputer Science and Engineering and Information TechnologyIndia
Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, JalandharComputer Science and EngineeringIndia
SSN College of Engineering, ChennaiComputer Science and EngineeringIndia
Vellore Institute of Technology, ChennaiSchool of Computer Science and EngineeringIndia
Ibaraki University, MitoCollege of ScienceJapan
Osaka UniversityDepartment of Computer ScienceJapan
Waseda University, TokyoComputer Science and EngineeringJapan
University of Malaya, Kuala LumpurDepartment of Software EngineeringMalaysia
National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, KarachiComputer SciencePakistan
University of Engineering and Technology, LahoreDepartment of Computer Science and EngineeringPakistan
Nanyang Technological UniversitySchool of Computer EngineeringSingapore
Chonnam University, GwangjuSoftware Engineering LabSouth Korea
KAIST, DaejeonComputer Science South Korea
Sangmyung University, Seoul Department of Computer SoftwareSouth Korea
Chungbuk National University, CheongjuDepartment of Computer Engineering South Korea
Korea National Open University (KNOU)Computer Science South Korea
Chulalongkorn University, BangkokComputer EngineeringThailand
University of the Philippines ManilaPhysical Sciences and MathematicsPhilippines
University of NewcastleSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceAustralia
University of SydneyDepartment of MedicineAustralia
Concordia University, MontrealCSE DepartmentCanada
University of WaterlooCheriton School of Computer ScienceCanada
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PASchool of Computer ScienceUSA
Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland OHBusiness & Information TechnologiesUSA
Ball State University, Muncie INComputer ScienceUSA
Mississippi State University, StarkvilleDepartment of Computer Science and EngineeringUSA
University of Delaware, NewarkComputer and Information SciencesUSA
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJComputer Science DepartmentUSA
University of Virginia, CharlottesvilleDepartment of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUSA
Virginia Tech, BlackburgAccounting and Information SystemsUSA
West Virginia University, MorgantownDepartment of Computer Science and Electrical EngineeringUSA
Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana Facultad de Ciencia Quimicas e IngenieriaMexico
Universidad Veracruzana, XalapaMaestria en ingenieria de softwareMexico
Universidad de Antioquia, MedellinSistemasColombia
Universidad Tecnologica Nacional, CordobaEngineer in Computer ScienceArgentina
Federal University of Goias, GoianiaInstitute of InformaticsBrazil
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de JaneiroDepartament of InformaticsBrazil
Universidade Federal de Campina GrandeDepartamento de Sistemas e ComputaçãoBrazil
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo HorizonteInstituto de Ciencias Exatas / Departamento de Ciencia da computaçãoBrazil
Universidade de São PauloCiencias Matematicas e de Computação Brazil
Universidade Federal da Bahia, SalvadorCiencia da Computação Brazil
Universidade Estadual de MaringáDepartamento de InformáticaBrazil
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto AlegreInstituto de InformáticaBrazil
Universidade Federal de LavrasDepartamento de Ciencia da ComputaçãoBrazil
Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, São LeopoldoInformation Technology InstituteBrazil
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, São José dos CamposLaboratório Associado de Computação e Matemática Aplicada Brazil
Universidade Federal do Pampa, Campus BagéComputer EngineeringBrazil
Universidade Federal de UberlândiaFaculdade de ComputaçãoBrazil
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, São PauloFaculdade de Ciencias AplicadasBrazil