Yirsaw Ayalew

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Name:Yirsaw Ayalew

Prof. Yirsaw Ayalew is Head and Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Botswana. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Klagenfurt, Austria with a specialization in Software Engineering. His research work focuses on the development of 1. techniques and tools to support end users in testing and debugging their programs; 2. frameworks for assessing maintainability of systems; 3. adaptable software process assessment and improvement frameworks for small software companies; and 4. information systems for effective healthcare service delivery.

He serves as member of organizing and programme committees of many international conferences such as 32nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering- Software Engineering Education Track, IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering, and ACM/IEEE Symposium on Software Engineering in Africa (now African Conference on Software Engineering). Currently, he is a reviewer for journals such as IEEE Access, African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education and International Journal of Software Engineering, Technology and Applications.

Affiliation:University of Botswana
Research interests: Software testing and debugging, End user software engineering, Requirements engineering, Software maintenance, Software process improvement, Software engineering for healthcare systems, Computing education