DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
Ph.D. Software Security Maintenance (The Open University, UK)
MS Software Engineering (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Visiting research fellow at the department of computing and communications at the Open University, UK. Has worked as a guest lecturer at the University of East London, UK and as a System Developer at Skan-Norge AS, Norway. Has published one of the highly cited papers in the field of software release planning in the Journal of information and software technology, a book chapter in the Springer book on aspect oriented requirements engineering and two technical reports relevant to the planning of security requirements / bug fixes. Was a member of the British Computer Society and Requirements Specialist group from the year 2012 to 2013 and a member of the SECRET (Security Requirements Talks) group at the Open University, UK. Has participated in the 11th CREST open workshop on Search based Software Engineering at the University College London, UK and several workshops and conferences at the Open University, UK. Has tested the ReleasePlanner® tool of the Expert Decisions Inc., Canada for developing release plans and had an understanding with the company to use the tool for research projects.
Research Interests: Cyber defence at the software maintenance level; qualitative and quantitative analysis of security vulnerabilities and Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) bugs; developing techniques to maintain the security of software systems; automated tools for mining software repositories; evaluating the software maintenance process and empirical studies of software engineering.