Paul Ralph

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Name:Paul Ralph

Dr. D. Paul Ralph is an award-winning scientist, author, consultant, and computer science professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. His research intersects software engineering, project management and human-computer interaction. Dr. Ralph’s research has been published in premier software engineering outlets including the International Conference on Software Engineering and IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. He has received funding from Google and The National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. He holds a PhD in Management from the University of British Columbia. Dr. Ralph is also the founding director of the Empirical Standards for Software Engineering Research.

Affiliation:Dalhousie University
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Research interests:software engineering, software project management, human-computer interaction, research methods


PROPSER 2021 Committee Member in Track committees within the PROPSER 2021-track
Author of Towards a more structured peer review process with empirical standards within the PROPSER 2021-track
EASE 2021 Review Standard Coach in Organizing Committee
Author of The Offramp to a Better Software Engineering Research Community: A Manifesto within the Doctoral Symposium-track
ICSE 2022 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Track-track
ESEC/FSE 2020 Panelist of New Future of Work within the Plenary events-track
Panelist of The Good Place: The Next Generation of Science within the Plenary events-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research Papers-track
ICSE 2021 Author of Pandemic Programming: How Covid-19 affects software developers and how their organizations can help within the Journal-First Papers-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Track-track
ICSE 2020 Session Chair of Birds of a feather: Reviewing SE research papers (part of Birds of a Feather)
Programme Committee in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
ICSE 2019 Author of Cognitive Biases in Software Engineering: A Systematic Mapping Study within the Journal-First Papers-track
Author of The Product Backlog within the Technical Track-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Track-track
Session Chair of Requirements Engineering for Mass-Market Software (part of Papers)
* ICSE 2018 * Author of Poster F4: There Is No Random Sampling in Software Engineering Research within the Posters -track
Author of Re-imagining a Course in Software Project Management within the SEET - Software Engineering Education and Training -track