Muneera Bano

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Name:Muneera Bano

Muneera Bano graduated from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in 2015 with a PhD in Software Engineering. After graduation she worked as a Post-doctoral researcher and ‘Learning and Teaching Adjunct’ at UTS. Muneera specialises in the field of socio-technical domains of software engineering focusing on human-centred technologies. Her research interests include requirements engineering, service orientation, sentiment analysis and evidence based software engineering. She contributes to the broader research community as Associate Editor of the Institution of Engineering and Technology Software Journal, as Track Chair in International Requirements Engineering, and Australian Software Engineering Conferences; and as a member of the program committee for various highly-ranked conferences.

A passionate advocate for women in STEM, Muneera Bano was announced as the ‘Most Influential Asian-Australian Under 40’ in 2019. A ‘Superstar of STEM’ and member of ‘Equity, Diversity and Inclusion’ committee for Science and Technology Australia, Muneera has a strong commitment to smash society’s gender and cultural assumptions about scientists. She is the Go Girl, Go For IT 2020 Ambassador with the aim to inspire the next generation of girls in STEM careers.

During her research career, Muneera has also received prestigious recognition for her work, including being named as a finalist for Google Australia’s Anita Borg Award for Women in Computer Science, Asia-Pacific 2015. She was also the recipient of Schlumberger’s Faculty For The Future (FFTF) Award for Women in STEM (2014 and 2015) and was given the ‘Distinguished Research Paper Award’ at International Requirements Engineering Conference held in August 2018. As the winner of Under 40: Most Influential Asian-Australians Award, Muneera was offered Dr John Yu Fellowship for Cultural Diversity and Leadership at Sydney University in November 2019 .

Affiliation:CSIRO's Data61
Research interests:Requirements Engineering, Empirical Software Engineering


ICSE 2024 Committee Member in Research Track within the Research Track-track
Requirements Engineering 2023 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research Papers-track
ICSE 2023 Program Committee Member in Technical Track within the Technical Track-track
ACM Student Research Competition Co-chairs in Organising Committee
Chair in ACM Student Research Competition within the SRC - ACM Student Research Competition-track
Committee Member in Doctoral Symposium within the DS - Doctoral Symposium-track
Requirements Engineering 2022 Session Chair of Keynote 4 - Martin Glinz, Jane Cleland-Huang, Bashar Nuseibeh (part of Keynotes)
General Co-Chair of RE Cares Recap & Conference Closing within the Opening and Closing-track
General Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
Session Chair of Keynote 2 - Didar Zowghi (part of Keynotes)
General Co-Chair of Welcome to RE 2022 within the Opening and Closing-track
Presenter of Requirements Elicitation Interviews: a Hands-on Tutorial with the SaPeer Method within the Tutorials-track
General Co-Chair of RE 2022 Awards within the Social Events at RE 2022-track
ICSE 2022 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Track-track
ASE 2021 Diversity Chairs in Organizing Committee
Session Chair of How to Get a Job in Academia or Industry (part of Social/Networking )
Requirements Engineering 2021 Author of The Rise and Fall of COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Apps: when NFRs Collide with Pandemic within the Research Papers-track
Publicity & Social Media Chair in Organizing Committee
Author of What’s up with Requirements Engineering for Artificial Intelligence Systems? within the Research Papers-track
REFSQ 2021 Programme Committee in Programme Committee within the Research Papers-track
ASE 2020 Workshop Chair in Workshops Chairs within the Workshops-track
Workshop Chair in Organizing Committee
Co-chair of How To Get a Job in Industry or Academia within the Social/Networking -track
Panelist of Women in ASE within the Social/Networking -track
RE 2017