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 Visiting Professor

Nazim Madhavji

CS Dept., UWO


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Prof. Nazim Madhavji from the department of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario is visiting the ICS department, KFUPM from Dec 12th to Dec 21st, 2006. He will be giving some great research seminars, workshops on "research methods" and  short-courses in software engineering. This site contains the details of the visit program, the seminars, the workshops and  the short-courses.




Nazim H. Madhavji is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. From 2000 to 2002, he held a Chair in Software Engineering at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. From 1983 to 2000, he was with the School of Computer Science, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.


His research interests include: software quality and measurements; defect tracking and analysis; software requirements; software architectures; process improvement; evolution of software over many releases; personal and team-level development; congruence between software products and processes, and empirical studies. He has published extensively in scholarly journals and conference proceedings and has supervised the research work of numerous M.Sc. and Ph.D. graduate students and Research Assistants.


He is the Principal Editor and architect of the book on “Software Evolution & Feedback” along with Fernandez-Ramil and Perry (Wiley, 2006); Co-editor of a book (with El Emam) on software processes (IEEE Computer Society Press, 1999); was Guest Editor of journal issues: Journal of Software Process: Improvement and Practice (1998); IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (Dec. 1993); and IEE/BCS Software Engineering Journal (Sept. 1991); was, for many years, Chair of the IEEE Computer Society’s TCSE Committee on Software Process; is on the Editorial Boards of: the Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution, the Journal of Software Process Improvement and Practice, and Malaysian Journal of Computer Science; and is leading or has led a number of research projects, involving large corporations in Canada. He is a consultant to several universities internationally on Software Engineering research and pedagogical m