Dr Muneera Bano

Dr Muneera Bano

Dr Muneera Bano

Senior Lecturer

Deakin University

Dr Muneera Bano is a senior lecturer of software engineering from the Deakin University. She graduated from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in 2015 with a PhD in Software Engineering. She has worked as a Post-doctoral research fellow under ARC discovery grant on mobile learning technologies and worked as 'Learning and Teaching Adjunct' at the UTS until 2017 and has served as a lecturer at Swinburne University till October 2019.

Muneera specialises in the field of socio-technical domains of software engineering focusing on human-centred technologies. Muneera works at the intersection between computers and humans – looking for ways to engineer technology to work better with the people that use it. Her research interests include requirements engineering, service orientation, sentiment analysis and evidence based software engineering.

She contributes to the broader research community as Associate Editor of the Institution of Engineering and Technology Software Journal, as Track Chair in International Requirements Engineering, and Australian Software Engineering Conferences; and as a member of the program committee for various highly-ranked conferences including Grace Hopper Conference for Women in Computer Science.

During her research career, Muneera has also received prestigious recognition for her work, including being named as a finalist for Google Australia’s Anita Borg Award for Women in Computer Science, Asia-Pacific 2015. She was also the recipient of Schlumberger’s Faculty For The Future (FFTF) Award for Women in STEM (2014 and 2015) and was given the ‘Distinguished Research Paper Award’ at International Requirements Engineering Conference held in August 2018.

Muneera is a passionate advocate of women in STEM and recently was announced as the winner of Under-40 Most Influential Asian-Australian Award. She is a member of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee of Science & Technology Australia.