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Yang Wang

Research assisstant / PhD Student

address University of Stuttgart 
Institute of Softwaretechnology
Universitätsstraße 38
D-70569 Stuttgart
phone +49 711 685-88 342
fax +49 711 685-88 380
e-mail yang.wang@informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
room 1.236
office hours Thursday 8 - 12 (by appointment)

Scope of Work

  • Agile 
  • Safety & Security analysis 
  • Safety-critical system management



Yang Wang, Stefan Wagner. (2018) Combining STPA and BDD for Safety Analysis and Verification in Agile Development: A Controlled Experiment. 19th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP 2018). To appear. (Acceptance rate 25.8%, Full Paper)

Yang Wang, Stefan Wagner. (2018) Combining STPA and BDD for Safety Analysis and Verification. STAMP, 2018. Cambridge, MIT. To appear. 

Yang Wang, Stefan Wagner. (2018) On Groupthink in Safety Analysis: An industrial Case Study. International Conference of Software Engineering, Software Engineering in Practice, 2018. To appear. (Acceptance rate 23.7%)

Yang Wang, Stefan Wagner. (2018) Combining STPA and BDD for Safety Analysis and Verification in Agile Development. International Conference of Software Engineering Companion, 2018. To appear.

Yang Wang, Jasmin Ramadani, Stefan Wagner. (2017) An Exploratory Study on Applying Scrum for Safety-Critical Systems. International Conference of Product Focused Software Process Improvement, 2017. [preprint] [presentation]

Yang Wang, Ivan Bogicevic, Stefan Wagner. (2017) A Study of Safety Documentation in a Scrum Development Process. International Conference on Agile Software Development, Agile Development of Safety-Critical Software, 2017. [preprint] [presentation]

Yang Wang, Stefan Wagner. (2016) Towards Applying a Safety Analysis and Verification Method based on STPA to Agile Software Development. International Conference of Software Engineering, 2016. [preprint] [presentation]

Yang Wang, Stefan Wagner. (2016) Toward Integrating a System Theoretic Safety Analysis in an Agile Development Process. Software Engineering, 2016. [preprint] [presentation]

Pflüger, D., Mehl, M., Valentin, J., Lindner, F., Pfander, D., Wagner, S., Graziotin, D., Wang, Y. (2016) The Scalability-Efficiency/Maintainability-Portability Trade-Off in Simulation Software Engineering: Examples and a Preliminary Systematic Literature Review. SE-HPCCSE, 2016.  

Yi Tan, Yang Wang. Simulation Research on the Aircraft Orbit Transferring based on Dragging Force Using STK. EMEIT, 2011.  





  • Wintersemester 2017/2018

       Seminar Agile Techniques in Software Development

Bachelor Thesis / Master Thesis

  • Prozessanalyse: Analyse eines Scrum-basierten Softwareentwicklungsprozesses auf dem Design-Level, Tobias Korb, Matthias Strljic und Tobias Freundorfer. From 01.12.2015.
  • Master Thesis: (English) Building a Bluetooth Automatic Obstacle-Avoidance Robotic Based on an Agile Development Process, Karim Maher. From 01.02.2016.
  • Master Thesis: (English) Improving Software Quality with Continuous Integration in an Agile Development Process, Lingwei Li. From 01.04.2016.
  • Prozessanalyse: Analyse des Release Managements in agilen Entwicklungsprozessen, Jan Güth, Jose Fernando Marin Lopez, und Rainer Erban. From 01.06.2016.
  • Bachelor Thesis: Integration und Anpassung der Social Engineering Attacks in STPA-Sec zur Sicherheitsanalyse, Dominik Sautter. From 21.11.2016.
  • Bachelor Thesis: Dokumentation von Sicherheitsanforderungen beim agilen Requirements Engineering, Marc Voigt. From 01.12.2016.
  • Fachstudien: Using Pair Programming for Safety Code Inspection in an Agile Development Process, Tobias Heck, Hoi Wai Leslie Tso, Marco Link. From 08.05.2017.
  • Bachelor Thesis: Managing Safety Requirement Technical Debt (SRTB) in Agile Development, Rainer Huß. From 01.06.2017.
  • Bachelor Thesis: How to speed up BDD automated acceptance testing for safety-critical systems? Ryan Degutis. From 01.08.2017.
  • Master Thesis: How to ensure security and safety during condition monitoring and predictive maintenance – A case study. Suneet Jain. From 01.09.2017.



  • Sub-reviewer EASE 2018
  • Sub-reviewer XP 2018
  • Sub-reviewer XP 2017
  • Sub-reviewer PROFES 2017
  • Volunteer at XP 2016, May 24 - 27, 2016
  • Volunteer at XP 2017, May 22 - 26, 2017