National/International Committees

Advisory Committees

1995 –                Founding member of IFIP WG 2.9 (Requirements Specification).

2000 – 2009     Founding Executive Member of the International ACM SIGSOFT Impact Committee to study the impact of software engineering research on software engineering practice (supported by NSF, ACM SIGSoft, IEE, JEITA).

2004 –                Member of UK Computing Research Committee (UKCRC): to represent UK Computer Science Research to government and funding bodies.

2009 – 2013      Member of the International Advisory Board (IAB) for the National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan.

2010 –   2014     Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Steering Group – Industrial Secondment Scheme, UK.

2010 –                 Member of the International Board of Directors for the Council for Frontiers of Knowledge, Kampala, Uganda.

2010 –  2013       Member of the UKCRC (UK Computing Research Committee) Membership Committee.

2011 –  2012        Member of the Award Committee for the Informatics Europe 2011 Curriculum Best Practices Award in parallelism and concurrency.

2015 –                   Member of the International  Advisory Board (IAB) for the joint SUTD-MIT International Design Centre (IDC) of SUTD (Singapore University of Technology and Design), Singapore and MIT, USA.

2016                     Member of the Computer Science Panel for the ERATO (Exploratory Research for Advanced Technology) research funding program of JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency). ERATO is one of the most prestigious research funds in Japan.

Review Committees

2001                Review of Computer Science Department, ETH, Zurich.

2003                External Assessor, Computer Science Department, University of York, UK.

2003 –              Member of EPSRC Peer Review College.

2005 – 2008  Panel of Advisors – Commonwealth Scholarship Commission UK.

2007                Appraisal, Department of Computing and Software, McMaster University, Canada

2007                Chair of Research Assessment Panel, Departimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

2010                Chair of the Review Panel of Lero (the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre) for the SFI (Science Foundation of Ireland).

2012                 Expert Panel Member for EU ERC Starting and Consolidator Grants for Computer Science

2013 –  2014   Convenor of the Computer Science/Information Technology Panel in the Hong Kong UGC Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) for 2014.

2014                 Expert Panel Member for EU ERC Starting Grants for Computer Science

2016                 Expert Panel Member for EU ERC Starting Grants for Computer Science

Imperial College Committees (current)

2012 –              Member of Imperial College Fellowship Advisory Group for FCGI (Fellow of City and Guilds of London Institute).

2013 –              Member of Imperial College Research Ethics Committee

2016 –              Member of Faculty of Engineering Awards Committee