Sara Hassan

Lecturer in Software Engineering

School of Computing and Digital Technology

Sara is a full-time lecturer in software engineering. She received her PhD in Computer Science in 2019 from University of Birmingham, UK. She worked as a teaching assistant for Software Engineering 2015-2019 at the University of Birmingham, UK. Prior to that she got her MEng in Computer Science with Software Engineering from University of Birmingham, UK in 2015.

Her undergraduate and postgraduate research is on applying value-based design decisions for software architectures. She applied her contributions to a new architectural style --- microservices --- which is gaining increased popularity both in academia and industry. Currently, her research interests span both value-based software design and incorporating mental health awareness into software design.

Sara received multiple academic awards during her postgraduate degree and was nominated by her students for Best Demonstrator Award for her effective assistance to students on their software engineering projects. Currently, she is teaching on the BSc/MSci Computer Science, MSc Advanced Computer Science courses.

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