Didar Zowghi

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Name:Didar Zowghi

Dr Didar Zowghi is Deputy Dean of Graduate Research School and Professor of Software Engineering in the School of Computer Science at UTS Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology. She also holds Adjunct Professor position at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. Previously, she was the Director of the UTS research centre for Human-Centred Technology Design, Director of Women in Engineering and Information Technology, and Associate Dean Research. Before becoming a full-time academic, she worked in software industry both in the UK and Australia as a programmer, software engineer, systems analyst, consultant, and project manager.

Professor Zowghi’s core research focuses on improving the software development processes and the quality of their products, in particular, addressing important challenges in the communication rich, multidisciplinary activities of software development, often referred to as Requirements Engineering (RE). She has also conducted and supervised empirical field studies in Global Software Development, Technology Adoption, Web Technologies, Software Process Improvement, Service Oriented Computing, IoT, Smart Cities, Data Quality and Mobile Learning, mainly in collaboration with software industry. Professor Zowghi is Associate Editor of IEEE Software, Springer Requirements Engineering journal and IET Software journal. She has supervised to completion many MSc and PhD students and has received competitive research grants from ARustralian Research Council, DEST International and Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. She has published over 200 research articles in prestigious conferences and journals, as well as books and book chapters. She has co-authored papers with 90 different researchers from 30 countries.

Affiliation:University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Research interests:Software Engineering, Requirements Engineering


Requirements Engineering 2022 Mentoring Chair in Organizing Committee
REFSQ 2022 Committee Member in Programme Committee within the Research Papers-track
RE 2017
ASE 2021 Journal-first Papers Chairs in Journal-first Papers Chair within the Journal-first Papers-track
Panelist of Women in ASE within the Social/Networking -track
Panelist of How to Get a Job in Academia or Industry within the Social/Networking -track
Journal-first Papers Chairs in Organizing Committee
ICSE 2023 Chair in Doctoral Symposium within the DS - Doctoral Symposium-track
Doctoral Symposium Co-chairs in Organising Committee
RE2021 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Industrial Innovation Papers-track
Committee Member in Track Co-Chairs within the Doctoral Symposium-track
Doctoral Symposium Chair in Organizing Committee
Author of The Rise and Fall of COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Apps: when NFRs Collide with Pandemic within the Research Papers-track
REFSQ 2021 Programme Committee in Programme Committee within the Research Papers-track
ASE 2020 Panelist of Women in ASE within the Social/Networking -track
ICSE 2022 Committee Member in SEIS within the SEIS - Software Engineering in Society-track
ICSE 2019 Author of Supporting Analysts by Dynamic Extraction and Classification of Requirements-Related Knowledge within the Technical Track-track
Author of How much 'Authenticity' can be achieved in Software Engineering Project Based courses? within the Software Engineering Education and Training -track