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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Adjunct post-doctoral fellow Dr Don Lee joins SERL

Dr Don Lee is completing a one-year research project, primarily in response to COVID-19’s impact on airline operations, at the AUT Software Engineering Research Laboratory, mentored by Professor Stephen MacDonell.

Dr Don Lee's Academic profile

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Student research: Arnab Sen

For his Master of Philosophy research, Arnab Sen is working with a company that is an industry leader in innovative software architecture. Support from the Embedded Software group is helping him achieve his research goals.

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Graduate success: Xingbin Cheng

After investigating an innovative approach to software architecture for his Master of Computer and Information Sciences, Xingbin Cheng has now been hired by the company he collaborated with for his research.

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Research paper presentation

Jim presented a research paper titled “Applying Distributed Cognition Theory to Agile Requirements Engineering”. This paper was presented in the Requirement Engineering: Foundations for Software Quality (REFSQ) conference.

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Research published in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

Awais Tanveer has had a paper accepted in the Q1-ranked IEEE TII journal. The paper proposes a novel design abstraction called “secure links” which allow software developers to include communication security mechanisms into industrial control applications while ensuring high code readability and maintainability.

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