Dr. Ali Afzal Malik

Position
Assistant Professor
HEC Approved PhD Supervisor

Education
PhD (CS), University of Southern California, USA (2010)
MS (CS), University of Southern California, USA (2007)
BS Honors (CS), LUMS, Pakistan (2003)

Introduction
Dr. Ali Afzal Malik's professional experience spans both the industry and the academia. Prior to joining FAST-NU Lahore Campus, he has held full-time/adjunct faculty positions at LUMS and UCP. His research interests lie in the areas of empirical software engineering, requirements engineering, software architecture, software cost estimation, software engineering ethics, software project management, and software quality assurance. Dr. Malik is a recipient of the prestigious Fulbright scholarship.

 Research Paper/Journals

  • Ali Malik and Barry Boehm, “Quantifying Requirements Elaboration to Improve Early Software Cost Estimation”, Information Sciences, Volume 181, Issue 13, July 2011

Publications

  • Usman Pasha and Ali Malik, “An Empirical Analysis of the Relative Predictive Strength of Different Factors in Estimating Software Errors”, International Conference on Software Engineering and Technology (ICSET 2013), January 2013, Dubai – UAE.
  • Madeeha Fatima and Ali Malik, “Software Engineering Ethics in Pakistani Software Development Industry”, International Conference on Software Engineering and Technology (ICSET 2013), January 2013, Dubai – UAE.
  • Reham Tufail and Ali Malik, “A Case Study Analyzing the Impact of Software Process Adoption on Software Quality”, 10th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2012), December 2012, Islamabad – Pakistan.
  • Abdul Haleem and Ali Malik, “Evolution of Prepaid Payment Processor’s Software Architecture – An Empirical Study”, 10th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2012), December 2012, Islamabad – Pakistan.
  • Saqib Bukhari and Ali Malik, “Determining the Factors Affecting the Accuracy of Effort Estimates for Different Application and Task Types”, 10th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2012), December 2012, Islamabad – Pakistan.
  • Faiz Shah and Ali Malik, “An Empirical Study of Requirements Elaboration in Object-Oriented Projects”, 18th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2011), December 2011, Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam.
  • Ali Malik, Barry Boehm, Yan Ku, and Ye Yang, “Comparative Analysis of Requirements Elaboration of an Industrial Product”, 2nd International Conference on Software Technology and Engineering (ICSTE 2010), October 2010, San Juan, Puerto Rico – USA.
  • Ali Malik, Supannika Koolmanojwong, and Barry Boehm, “An Empirical Study of Requirements-to-Code Elaboration Factors”, 24th International Forum on COCOMO and Systems/Software Cost Modeling, November 2009, Cambridge, Massachusetts – USA.
  •  Ali Malik, Barry Boehm, and A. Winsor Brown, “Predicting Understandability of a Software Project Using COCOMO II Model Drivers”, 23rd International Forum on COCOMO and Systems/Software Cost Modeling and ICM Workshop 3, October 2008, Los Angeles, California – USA.
  • Ali Malik and Barry Boehm, “An Empirical Study of Requirements Elaboration”, The 22nd Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (SBES‘08), October 2008, Campinas, Sao Paulo - Brazil.

Contact
Phone no:
+92 (042) 111 128 128 Ex. 311
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