Umaima Haider

Senior Scientist, University of East London

Dr Haider is a Senior Scientist at the Enterprise Computing Research Lab, University of East London (UEL), with over 7 years of experience in academic research and teaching. Prior to UEL, she was Lecturer in Computing at Falmouth University, UK. Dr Haider was also involved in the EU H2020 EURECA project of EC lab as the Scientific Researcher and project manager. Previously, she held a visiting research scholar position at Clemson University, South Carolina, USA. She also worked as a Research Assistant and Lecturer (HPL) at the University of East London.

Currently, Dr Haider’s main research interest is in the design and implementation of a sustainable ICT infrastructure, especially in a cloud and data centre environment. Her research also focuses on Software Architecture (particularly, Architecture Description Languages (ADLs)), Software Product Lines (SPL), and Variability Management.

Dr Haider is a regular speaker at various major industry events such as at IPExpo, DCD, and DCW (London and Frankfurt). Additionally, she often writes articles for professional media magazines such as Data Centre Solutions Europe.

Dr Haider has been awarded a PhD in Software Engineering from the University of East London. She received her MSc degree in Computer Security Forensic & Risk Management from the University of Greenwich, and a BEng in Computer & Information System from the NED University of Engineering & Technology. She is also a CPSA-F (Certified Professional for Software Architecture –Foundation Level) certified from iSAQB.