Ali Babar

Professor Ali Babar

Professor

School of Computer Science

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD, but is currently at capacity - email supervisor to discuss availability.


M. Ali Babar a Professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Adelaide.

On of the key goals of me research effort is to develop and/or rigorously evaluate approaches and tools for supporting the design, analysis, and evolution of complex and dependable software intensive system and services that meet both the functional and non-functional requirements as derived from the quality goals specified by the stakeholders. That means our research agenda is aimed at helping industry and society to build human- as well as technological-based competencies in designing, analyzing, and evolving high quality software intensive systems and services systematically and predictably.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2013 Professor University of Adelaide
    2013 - 2013 Reader (Software Engineering) Lancaster University, Lancaster
    2009 Associate Professor IT University of Copenhagen
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2003 - 2007 University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia PhD
    1998 - 1999 University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney Australia MSc Computing
  • Research Interests

  • DSTG/Maritime Division – Secure and Scalable Private Cloud Research for Combat Systems, Ali Babar, M., A$ 680, 000, April 2017 – March 2019.
  • DSTG/WCSD – Research Program in Tactical Information Resilience (RePTIR), Ali Babar, M., A$371, 472, September 2017 - August 2019.
  • DSTG-NGTF/Data61 - Trustworthy Software Systems (Software Architectural Resilience) in Fog and Cloudlet Architectures, Ali Babar, M., A$75, 000, Apr 2018 – Dec 2018.
  • DSTG/SRI – Design for Data Farming Infrastructure, Ali Babar, M., A$60, 000, Mar 2018 – May 2018.
  • LIEF/ARC, (Co-PI with Sheng, M., Bouguettaya, A., Loke, S., Li, X., Liang, W., Benatallah, Yang, J., Zomaya, A., Wang, Y., Zhou, W., Yao, L., Taylor, K., Bergmann, N.), A Large-Scale Distributed Experimental Facility for the Internet of Things, $348,026, 2018.
  • DSTG-NGTF/Data61 - Trustworthy Software Systems (Software Architectural Resilience) in Fog and Cloudlet Architectures, Ali Babar, M., A$80, 052, Mar 2017 – June 2017.
  • DSTG/CERA - Swarm Intelligence and Genetic Fuzzy Trees for Threat Avoidance and Target Allocation, Lim, C., Shi, P., Chew, H., Ali Babar, M., A$ 99, 882, April 2017 – March 2018.
  • DSTG/CERA - Swarm Intelligence and Multi-Mission Coordination in Urban Areas, Lim, C., Shi, P., Chew, H., Ali Babar, M., A$99, 882, April 2017 – March 2018.
  • CSIRO/Data61 – Collaborative Research Project: Science of Cyber Security and Engineering Secure Systems, Ali Babar, M., A$719, 320, July 2016 – June 2019 (The PhD scholarships to be awarded based on Data61 competitive process).
  • Green Project Fund, University of Adelaide, Ecoversity Dashboard Extension, Ali Babar, M., A$9, 000, 2017-2017.
  • DSTG/Maritime Division - Computing Infrastructure Performance and Interoperability Research Cloud, Ali Babar, M., A$150, 000, May 2016 – April 2017.
  • DSTG/WCSD, Layered Approaches to Secure Systems with Fog and the Internet of Things (IoT), Ali Babar, M., A$29, 981, April – May 2016.
  • Ecoversity Program University of Adelaide – Green Project Fund, Smart Waste Management Gamification, Ali Babar, M., A$20, 000, April - December 2016.
  • DSTO/Maritime Division – Computing Infrastructure Performance and Interoperability Research ­ Cloud, Ali Babar, M., A$219, 699, July 2015 – April 2016, Contract Research.
  • D2D CRC – Reference Architecture for Defence Big Data Systems, Ali Babar, M., A$32,291, October 2015 – March 2016.
  • NICTA/SSEG – Architecting for Continuous Integration and Deployment, Ali Babar, M., A$104, 007 (over three years, A$34, 699 renewable annually), April 2015 – March 2018. 
  • DSTO/Maritime Division – Investigation into the Use of OpenStack for Submarine Mission Systems, Ali Babar, M., A$176, 400 – November 2014 – July 2015.

Following are the teaching responsibilities (Course design and delivery)

Software Architecture - Semester 2, 2017 (Graduate/Undergraduate)

Software Engineering Workshop I - Semester 1, 2017  (Undergraduate)

Software Engineering Project B - MSE - Semester 2, 2016 (Graduate)

Software Engineering Project A - MSE - Semester 1, 2016 (Graduate)

Software Engineering Project B - MSE - Semester 2, 2015 (Graduate)

Software Engineering Project A - MSE - Semester 1, 2015 (Graduate)

Engineering Software as a Service - Semester 1, 2015 (Undergraduate)

 

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Principal Supervisor Applying Deep Learning to Cybersecurity Market Design Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Guanhua Wang
    2019 Principal Supervisor Architectural Framework to Achieve Dependable and Adaptive Service Oriented System Using Variability Management Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yasir Abdullah J Althobaiti
    2019 Principal Supervisor Towards an online educational platform to increase awareness about phishing in social media Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Nesara Madugoda S. Dissanayakege
    2019 Co-Supervisor Secure Message Transmission in Vehicular Ad-hoc Network Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Orvila Sarker
    2018 Principal Supervisor Building a Predictive Maintenance Framework for Adaptive Mission Critical Systems Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Triet Huynh Minh Le
    2018 Principal Supervisor Intelligent Security Mechanisms for Cyber-Purging Architecting Using Fog Computing Paradyms Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Bushra Sabir
    2017 Principal Supervisor Smart Parking Management for Not IOT Based Smart Cities Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Chadni Islam
    2017 Principal Supervisor Intelligent Dialogue Agent for Software Engineering Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hao Chen
    2016 Principal Supervisor Risk Analysis and Management for Cloud Environment Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Bakheet Hamdan M Aljedaani
    2016 Principal Supervisor Secure Software for Internet of Things Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Faheem Ullah
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 - 2018 Principal Supervisor A Reference Architecture and a Software Platform for Engineering Internet of Things Search Engines Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Nguyen Khoi Tran
    2017 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Cloud Service Discovery and Analysis: A Unified Framework Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Abdullah Masod O Alfazi
    2015 - 2018 Principal Supervisor An Empirical Study of Architecting and Organizing for DevOps Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mojtaba Shahin
  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 83134478
  • Email: ali.babar@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4366
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor 4
  • Room: 4 54
  • Org Unit: School of Computer Science

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