Deepika Badampudi is a PhD student in software engineering. She has a European masters degree from Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden and Polytechnica de Madrid, Spain. She has two years of industrial experience in a software company. Her PhD thesis is related to strategic decision-making in software-intensive systems and knowledge translation in software engineering research. Her research interests include empirical software engineering research and strategic decision-making. Apart from research, Deepika is also involved in supervising master thesis and teaching courses such as software quality management, verification and validation, basic verification, research methodology and seminars in software engineering.