Prof. Rory V. O'Connor an Associate Professor of Computing at Dublin City University (DCU) and is currently serving as the Head of the School of Computing, DCU. He received a PhD. in Computer Science from City University, London (2000), an M.Sc. in Computer Applications from Dublin City University (1995), a B.Sc. in Computer Applications from Dublin City University (1993) and a National Certificate in Computing, Waterford Regional Technical College (1990). He is also a member of both the Irish Computer Society and British Computer Society.
He has previously held research positions at both the National Centre for Software Engineering and the Centre for Teaching Computing. In addition, he worked with a variety of organization's, undertaken software development projects, conducting software quality reviews and inspections. He was a visiting lecturer to the University of Iceland in the 2007/8 academic year.
His research interests are centered on the processes whereby software intensive systems are designed, implemented and managed. In particular, researching methods, techniques and tools for supporting the work of software project managers and software developers in relation to software process improvement, software project planning and management of software development projects.
Process Models of SDLCs
Handbook of Research on Modern Systems Analysis and Design Technologies and Applications