Bashar Nuseibeh is a Professor of Computing at The Open University, a Professor Software Engineering at the University of Limerick, and Chief Scientist of Lero – The Irish Software Research Centre. Previously, he was a Reader in Computing at Imperial College London and Head of its Software Engineering Laboratory. At the Open University, he served as Director of Research between and currently heads the Software Engineering and Design Research Group. He was a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London, and is currently an Honorary Professor at University College London and a Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan.
Bashar’s current research interests lie at the intersection of requirements engineering, adaptive systems, and security & privacy. He served as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, the Automated Software Engineering Journal, and ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems. He is currently an Associate Editor of IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine and ACM Transactions on Software Engineering & Methodology. He chaired the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) and IFIP Working Group 2.9 on Requirements Engineering.
Bashar received an ICSE Most Influential Paper Award, a Philip Leverhulme Prize, an Automated Software Engineering Fellowship, a Senior Research Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Royal Society-Wolfson Merit Award, and an IET Innovation Award fo Cyber Security. His research work crosses a number of discipline boundaries in computing, and has received best paper/artefact awards in software engineering, logic programming , human-computer interaction, natural language processing, and security & privacy. He is the recipient of a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant on Adaptive Security and Privacy, and a followup ERC Proof of Concept grant that contributed to the international commercialisation of his work. He received an IFIP Outstanding Service Award, and ACM SigSoft Distinguished Service Award, and a Requirements Engineering Lifetime Service Award. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology, the British Computer Society, the Irish Computer Society, and is a Member of Academia Europaea and the Royal Irish Academy.