The Collaborative & Automated Software Engineering (CASE) Research Group is a group of researchers from the Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics (DIMAp) and Digital Metropolis Institute (IMD), Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte(UFRN), Natal - Brazil.

Our mission is to develop, apply and evaluate collaborative and automated methods, techniques and tools of software engineerring in industrial and academic context.

Our main research interests are currently: software evolution, software architectures - development and evaluation, mining software repositories, software product line engineering and technical debt management.

The CASE Lab is located at Digital Metropolis Institute (IMD), UFRN.