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Bashar Nuseibeh

BSc(Sussex 1988), MSc(Imperial College London 1989), PhD(Imperial College London 1994)

Professor of Software Engineering & Chief Scientist (Lero) UL

Member ScienceElected in 2021

Bashar Nuseibeh is a Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Limerick and Chief Scientist of Lero - The Irish Software Research Centre. He is also a Professor of Computing at The Open University, an Honorary Professor at University College London, and a Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan.

His research lies at the intersection of software engineering, adaptive systems, and security and 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, and he is currently an  Associate Editor of IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine. He chaired the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE).

He received an ICSE Most Influential Paper Award, a Philip Leverhulme Prize, a Senior Research Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Royal Society-Wolfson Merit Award, the 2017 IET Innovation Award on Cyber Security, and the 2018 IEEE TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award (for the Lero Centre) for "outstanding research-industry collaboration".

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. 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.

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