Software Engineering
Research Laboratory

In the Software Engineering Research Laboratory (SERL) at AUT we undertake world-class research in behavioural software engineering and in the engineering of software for large distributed systems. The results of our research have been published in the field’s top venues and we work closely with industry to ensure our research is relevant and has the potential for impact.

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ACM SIGCSE Special Project Grant

A SERL team has received a grant from ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education for a project that aims to share SERL members' insights into the education of future software professionals and industry collaborations in their preparation for practice.

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Submission to the Digital Strategy for Aotearoa Discussion Document

Software Innovation NZ’s members (including Jim, Tony and Steve from SERL) recently made a submission to the Digital Strategy for Aotearoa Discussion Document. It highlights the need for strong domestic software development capability, with particular focus on Women, Māori, and Pasifika.

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ECMS SDRA Summer Research Scholarship Awarded to Priyanka Antil

Priyanka Antil has received the ECMS SDRA Summer Research Scholarship for her doctoral research, Portfolio level Global Agile Requirements Prioritization, co-supervised with Dr. Ramesh Lal—a tax-free stipend of NZ$ 4,000 per student. Congratulations to Priyanka and her supervisors.

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PhD Defence Success

Awais Tanveer successfully defended his PhD thesis titled: “Techniques for Developing Secure-by-design Industrial Control Software”, on 4th November, 2021. Awais is currently working as a software developer at Oracle New Zealand, has several years of experience developing communication security applications, and is an avid supporter of open-source software hoping to further develop the artifacts produced in his research as an open-source initiative.
His supervisors were Assoc. Prof. Roopak Sinha, Prof. Stephen MacDonell, and Dr. Matthew Kuo.

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Paper Published in IEEE Software

A paper titled: “Modelling Influence in Software Ecosystems: Navigating a New Frontier” has been published in IEEE Software, resulting from the work conducted under the collaborative RSNZ Catalyst Leaders funded project, with Professor Daniela Damian.

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