Dr. Manar Abu Talib
Dr. Manar Abu Talib is teaching at the University of Sharjah in the UAE. Dr. Abu Talib's research interest includes software engineering with substantial experience and knowledge in conducting research in software measurement, software quality, software testing, ISO 27001 for Information Security and Open Source Software. Manar is also working on ISO standards for measuring the functional size of software, and has been involved in developing the Arabic version of ISO 19761 (COSMIC-FFP measurement method). She published more than 40 refereed conferences, journals, manuals and technical reports, involved in more than 150 professional activities and sponsored research activities and supervised 30 capstone projects. She received the Best Teacher Award two times, the Exemplary Faculty Award in 2008 and 2010, Google CS4HS Award in 2014, QCRI ArabWIC and Anita Borg Institute Faculty scholarships in 2015 and outstanding University & Community Service Award in 2016. She was the Counselor of IEEE Student Branch at ZayedUniversity, 2012-2013 and EX CEO and founder of Emirates Digital Association for Women (EDAW111). She is the Sharjah Google Developer Group Manager, an executive member in Arab Women in Computing Association (ArabWIC), an executive member in UAE IEEE Section, the UAE representative for the COSMIC-FPP Education Committee and International Collaborator to Software Engineering Research Laboratory in Montreal, Canada.