Dr. Cooper is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. She received her Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of British Columbia and has published extensively in journals, conferences, symposia, and workshops. Dr. Cooper has worked in the early phases of the software development lifecycle in industrial and academic settings. In industry, she worked on defining and maintaining the requirements and architecture for a variety of complex, large-scale systems including a project management, air traffic control, and the core network for a wireless GPRS system. Her research interests center on component-based systems and software engineering (requirements, architecture) and education.
CV is available here.
Google scholar citation summary is available here.
DBLP summary is availablehere.
Join us!!! ICSE 2013 Workshop Announcement: 3rd International ICSE Workshop on Games and Software Engineering: Engineering Computer Games to Enable Positive, Progressive Change. Co-organizers: Kendra Cooper, Walt Scacchi, and Alf Wang. ICSE GAS 2013 http://2013.gasworkshop.org/
Join us!!! Positive Transitions from the Classroom to the Cubicle: Strategies for Augmenting Professional Development in the Software Engineering Curriculum, tutorial Co-organizers:Shaun Longstreet and Kendra M. L. Cooper. CSEE&T 2013: http://conferences.computer.org/cseet/2013/
SPLASH 2012 Panel: Software Tools Research A Matter of Scale and Scope - or Commoditization? Dr. Steven Fraser, Director of the Cisco Research Center (http://www.cisco.com/research) is chairing this panel; Dr. Cooper has been invited to serve as a panelist.
IEEE 17 th International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Interactive Multimedia, Educational & Serious Games submissions for the SimSYS project have been accepted, co-authored by Kendra Cooper and Shaun Longstreet, 'A Meta-model for Developing Simulation Games in Higher Education and Professional Development Training' and 'Towards Model-driven Game Engineering for Serious Educational Games: Tailored Use Cases for Game Requirements'.
CSEE&T 2013 Program Committee Dr. Cooper has been invited to serve on the Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T) program committee, the "foremost meeting for software engineering educators worldwide", http://conferences.computer.org/cseet. CSEE&T is co-located with ICSE 2013 in San Francisco, CA, USA.
Ms. Bharathi Balasubramaniam successfully defended her thesis "Automated Assessment and Gameplay Adaptation in Serious Educational Games", part of the SimSYS research project. Congratulations Bharathi!!!
Submission to the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2012) Workshop on Game based learning for 21st century transferable skills has been accepted! The paper "Developing a Meta-Model for Serious Games in Higher Education", is part of the SimSYS research project; this work is co-authored with Dr. Shaun Longstreet, Marquette University.
SimSYS project showcased in the Microsoft Research Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF) December 2011 newsletter. Newsletter is here (.mht file).
MITACS-Accelerate Graduate Research Internship Program Award
"A Canadian Testbed for SmartCities" project, lead by Dr. Yvonne Coady, University of Victoria, Canada, has been awarded a three year grant, funding 5 students. Industry partners on the award are Barrodale Computing Services and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories (Canada). Dr. Cooper is a supervisor (collaborator) on the award.
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