Dr. Shailey Chawla has been an academic for about 18 years and is currently an adjunct and sessional lecturer in Information Technology at James Cook University. She previously worked at PSB Academy in Singapore where she managed the computer science programmes of Coventry University, UK besides internal programmes. She taught for about 10 years in India at different universities.

Her primary area of research focus and expertise is in Cyberscurity, Human computer interaction and  Requirements Engineering. Her PhD research was on improving the requirements analysis of Web applications using a goal-based approach.

Shailey has multiple research publications in reputed international journals and conferences in this area of work. She also worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Hong Kong Polytechnic University where she did research in the area of big data analysis resulting in a published book chapter and some conference papers. She has been organizing Software Engineering Education workshop (SEED) at Asia Pacific Software Engineering Conference since 2019.

She currently advises students in the areas of cybersecurity, human computer interaction, software engineering for novel technologies, data analysis, context specific mobile applications.

  • Cybersecurity; Human Computer Interaction; Mobile applications for social cause; Requirements Engineering for novel technologies; Data Analysis.
  • 2020 to present - Adjunct Lecturer, James Cook University (Singapore)
  • 2018 to 2020 - Lecturer, James Cook University (Singapore)
  • 2017 to 2018 - Lecturer & Programme Leader B.Sc. Computing (Coventry University,UK), PSB Academy (Singapore)
  • 2015 to 2016 - Post Doctoral Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)
  • 2012 to 2013 - Visiting Lecturer, University of Delhi (Delhi, India)
  • 2002 to 2010 - Assistant Professor, Jagan Institute of Management Studies (Delhi, India)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
  • 2013 - University Grants Commission, India-National Eligibility Test for Lectureship
  • 2019 - SGD 6000/- CBLG JCUA and JCUS Cross-collaboration Grant. Lead PI with Dr. Jagdeep Sabharwal(Psychology) and Dr. Breda McCarthy(Business) for project on Mhealth apps usability evaluation with technological, psychological and consumer behavior context.
  • 2019 - SGD 6000/- CHS/JCUS cross collaboration grant. PI with Dr. Jagdeep Sabharwal(Psychology) and Dr. Tracey Ahern(Nursing) for project on "Examining psychosocial predictors of compassion fatigue and burnout in healthcare and education sector"
  • 2011 to 2013 - UGC Research Scholarship for Meritorious Students
  • 2018 - Certified Security Specialist, EC Council
  • 2020 to 2024 - Certified Ethical Hacker, EC Council

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