Research Committees & Visiting Professorships
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 (NII), 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 – 2017 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.
2017 – Visiting Professor at National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan.
2019 – 2022 Distinguished Visiting Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Assessment & 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).
2011 – 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.
2013 – 2014 Expert Panel Member for EU ERC Starting Grants for Computer Science
2015 – 2016 Expert Panel Member for EU ERC Starting Grants for Computer Science
2017 – 2018 Expert Panel Member for EU ERC Starting Grants for Computer Science
2019 – 2021 Member of the Computer Science/Information Technology Panel in the Hong Kong UGC Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) for 2021.
Imperial College Committees (current)
2012 – Member of Imperial College Fellowship Advisory Group for FCGI (Fellow of City and Guilds of London Institute).
2013 – 2019 Member of Imperial College Research Ethics Committee
2016 – Member of Faculty of Engineering Awards Committee