Dr. Ann Barcomb
Schulich School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Software Engineering
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I am always interested in connecting with industry for potential collaboration.
If I am looking for graduate students or undergraduate summer students, the opportunities will be posted on my website.
I am generally interested in collaborations, especially interdisciplinary ones.
Dr. Ann Barcomb is an assistant professor at the Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary. Her previous post was at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Dr. Barcomb received her PhD from the University of Limerick, Ireland, in 2019, with a specialization in software engineering, and a master's in information systems from Maastricht University, The Netherlands. In the course of her industry career, she worked as a software developer for multiple firms and as a community manager for RIPE NCC. From the beginning, she has been active in free/libre/open source software, organizing events, speaking at practitioner conferences, and writing for practitioner outlets. Her research is characterized by a desire to understand and generalize processes and practices within free/libre/open source software communities, to facilitate the exchange of knowledge between practitioners.
Areas of Research
My research falls in the area of human-computer interaction, with two main themes: improving work through software and data, and human factors in software engineering. In general I seek to facilitate the exchange of knowledge between practitioners and researchers.
Participation in university strategic initiatives
|Course number||Course title||Semester|
|ENSF 380||Object-Oriented Principles for Software Development||Winter|
|ENSF 409||Principles of Software Development||Winter|
|ENSF 619||Software Development Using Open Source||Fall|
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