Dr. Sara Shahzad

Ph.D , Technical University of Graz, Austria (2010) in Software Engineering
Research Interest:  Sustainable software engineering and application of Lean and Agile methodologies, Integration of SE and AI, Empirical methods in software engineering, Software Quality
Telephone: +92-91-9216732

Dr. Sara Shahzad received her Ph.D. from Austria in 2010 with a specialization in Software Engineering. She was awarded the degree with Honour on achieving highest grade. She is leading the Software Engineering research group at the Department of Computer Science. The group is actively working in the areas of Agile, Green, and Sustainable Software Engineering, Software Quality, and Software Architecture. She has a special interest in reforming Software Engineering education to bridge the gap between academia and the software development industry. She utilizes diverse ways of teaching at undergraduate level to have optimal learning outcome, such as flipped classroom mode and project based teaching.  The current focus of her reasearch is  to promote integrated research and practices in Software Engineering with a focus on software sustainability. 

PhD Graduates of Software Engineering Group

Dr. Shah Nazir (2015) HoD, CS & IT Department, University of Swabi

Research topic: Software piracy

Dr. Islam Zada (2022) Lecturer, CS Department, International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI)

Research topic: Sustainabile Software Engineering

MS Graduates of Software Engineering Group

Mir Muhammad Suleman Sarwar (2015)  Lecturer, COMSATS, Abbotabad

Research topic: Software quality (complexity)

Dr. Shaukat Hayat (2015) Assistant Professor, Air University, Multan

Research topic: Empirical Software Engineering

Dr. Islam Zada (2016) Lecturer, International Islamic University, Islamabad 

Research topic: Software architecture

Sara Ali (2017) Freelancer (SPM) 

Research topic: Program comprehension

Ali. M. Serat (2017) Lecturer 

Research topic: Pushto Text to Speeech (TTS) system

Bakhtawar Shah(2017) Assistant Professor, HED, KP

Research topic: Data privacy

M.Jamil (2018) 

Research topic: Font development for Pushto language

Abidullah (2018)

Research topic: Agile transformation

Rizwan (2019) 

Research topic: Software quality

Najam us Saqib (2019) Lecturer Computer Science, HED, KP

Research topic: Software quality

Ammara (2019) Lecturer Computer Science, HED, KP

Research topic: Clone detection

Zainab (2019) Lecturer Computer Science, HED, KP

Research topic: Sourcing models  (Insourcing)

Momina (2021) SST, Computer Science, HED, KP

Research topic: Sourcing models  (Crowdsourcing)

Shahida Hayat (2021)

Research topic: Software estimation

Huma Mumtaz (2022) Lecturer, Iqra University, Peshawar

Research topic: Software estimation

Syed Shayan Ali Shah (2023)

Research topic: Software architecture 

Saman Riaz (2023) F.G Degree College, Peshawar

Research topic: Intelligent systems