Bashar Ahmad Nuseibeh

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Bashar A. Nuseibeh
Alma materImperial College
The University of Sussex
Known forSoftware Engineering
Requirements Engineering
Adaptive Systems
Security & Privacy
AwardsPhilip Leverhulme Prize
Royal Society-Wolfson Merit Award
ICSE Most Influential Paper Award
Member of Academia Europaea
Member of Royal Irish Academy.
Scientific career
FieldsComputer Science
Software Engineering
InstitutionsThe Open University
Doctoral advisorAnthony Finkelstein

Bashar Ahmad Nuseibeh, (born 1967) is a professor of computing at The Open University in the United Kingdom, a professor of software engineering at the University of Limerick in Ireland, and chief scientist of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre. He is also an honorary professor at University College London (UCL) and the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan.


Bashar received a BSc (First Class Honours) degree in computer systems engineering from the University of Sussex, UK, in 1988, before moving to Imperial College London to complete his MSc (1989) and PhD (1994) in software engineering. He remained at Imperial College as a postdoctoral researcher until receiving a lectureship in 1996 before being promoted to reader in 2000. In 2001 he moved to the Open University as professor of computing, where he was director of research from 2002 to 2008. From 2009 to 2012 he took a secondment to Lero, The Irish Software Research Centre, as professor of software engineering and chief scientist. He was a visiting professor at Imperial College, and is currently a visiting professor at both University College London (UCL) and the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan. He received two European Research Council (ERC) grants, including an Advanced Grant on Adaptive Security and Privacy.

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  1. ^ "Admittance Day 2021". Royal Irish Academy. 21 May 2021. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  2. ^ "SIGSOFT - ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering".

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