Nitish Patkar

I was a Ph.D. student at SCG between 2018-2022. My work essentially involved building tools and methodology to engage several stakeholders in requirements engineering and domain modeling activities.

Currently, I work as a research associate at FHNW, Windisch, Switzerland.



  1. Nitish Patkar, Andrei Chis, Nataliia Stulova, and Oscar Nierstrasz. First-class artifacts as building blocks for live in-IDE documentation. In 2022 IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER), 2022. PDF 
  2. Adwait Chandorkar, Nitish Patkar, Andrea Di Sorbo, and Oscar Nierstrasz. An Exploratory Study on the Usage of Gherkin Features in Open-Source Projects. In 5th Workshop on Validation, Analysis and Evolution of Software Tests (VST 2022, co-located with SANER 2022), March 2022. PDF 
  3. Nitish Patkar. Supporting Multiple Stakeholders in Agile Development. PhD thesis, University of Bern, March 2022. PDF 


  1. Nitish Patkar, Andrei Chis, Nataliia Stulova, and Oscar Nierstrasz. Interactive Behavior-driven Development: a Low-code Perspective. In Proceedings of the 24rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems: Companion Proceedings, ACM, 2021. DOI PDF 


  1. Nitish Patkar, Mohammad Ghafari, Oscar Nierstrasz, and Sofija Hotomski. Caveats in Eliciting Mobile App Requirements. In Proceedings of the Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering, EASE 2020 p. 180—189, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 2020. DOI PDF 
  2. Nitish Patkar, Leonel Merino, and Oscar Nierstrasz. Towards requirements engineering with immersive augmented reality. In Proc.\ Programming'20 Companion, p. 55—60, ACM, 2020. DOI PDF 
  3. Nitish Patkar. Moldable requirements. In Benevol'20, 2020. PDF 


  1. Nitish Patkar, Pascal Gadient, Mohammad Ghafari, and Oscar Nierstrasz. Towards a Catalogue of Mobile Elicitation Techniques. In 25th International Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ), 2019. DOI PDF 


  1. Nitish Patkar. Vision Backlog. Masters thesis, University of Paderborn, Germany, 2018. PDF 
  2. Nitish Patkar. Towards Executable Domain Models. In Seminar Series on Advanced Techniques \& Tools for Software Evolution (SATToSE), 2018. PDF 
  3. Björn Senft, Holger Fischer, Simon Oberthür, and Nitish Patkar. Assist Users to Straightaway Suggest and Describe Experienced Problems. In International Conference of Design, User Experience, and Usability, p. 758—770, 2018. DOI 

Last changed by nitish on 2 March 2022