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2019 Laureate Profile: Professor John Grundy



Professor John Grundy

Professor John Grundy 

Administering Organisation: Monash University
Discipline area: Engineering, Information and Computing Sciences

Fellowship project summary: 

FL190100035: This project aims to find fundamentally new ways to capture and use human-centric software requirements during model-driven software engineering and verifying that systems meet these requirements. There are major issues with misaligned software applications in terms of accessibility, usability, emotions, personality, age, gender, and culture. This project aims to address these through new conceptual foundations and modelling techniques for their support during software engineering. The intended outcomes are enhanced theory, models, tools and capability for next-generation software engineering with these critical elements. Significant benefits are expected to include greatly improved software quality, developer productivity and cost savings.

Australian Research Council funding: $3,009,457

About Professor Grundy

John Grundy is a Professor of Software Engineering and Senior Deputy Dean for the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. He was formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor ICT Innovation and Translation at Deakin University.

Professor Grundy’s research is in the area of software tools and techniques, software architecture, model-driven software engineering, visual languages, software security engineering, service-based and component-based systems and user interfaces. He is a Chief Investigator at the ARC Research Hub for Driving Farming Productivity and Disease Prevention.

For his research achievements, he gave the keynote speech at the Australian Software Engineering Conference in 2018 and was awarded the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Technical Council on Software Engineering Distinguished Educator Award in 2014. He was also elected a Fellow of Automated Software Engineering and Engineers Australia in 2012.

Find out more about Professor Grundy’s research by visiting his profile page on the Monash University website. For further information about this funding scheme, please visit the Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme page on the ARC website.

Image credit: Monash University.

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