Position/s

Senior Lecturer
School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics

Biography

Shaowen joined the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics in 2005.  She worked for Motorola Global Software Group as a senior staff engineer and program manager from 1997 to 2005. She was a lecturer at the National University of Singapore from 1993 to 1997.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, U.S., 1991.
M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology, IL, U.S., 1987.
M. Eng. in Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1985.
B.Eng. in Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1982.

Honours, awards and grants

  • ARC Linkage project: "Congestion recovery and optimisation of patient flows". 2013-2016.
  • Flinders University Collaborative Research Grants Scheme (FCRGS):" Hospital patient flow process mining and congestion relief." 2012-2013.
  • Flinders University Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant, 2007
  • Australian Academy of Science Scientific Visit to China Grant, 2006
  • Motorola Six Sigma Green Belt, 2004
  • JSPS (Japan Society for Promotion of Sciences) Scholarship, 1996

Key responsibilities

Director of Studies - Computing

Topic Coordinator:

Research expertise

  • Information systems
  • Other engineering
  • Other information and computing sciences

Research interests

Shaowen's current research interests include problem identification and design optimisation of complex processes and socio-technical systems through modeling and simulation; and uncertainty management and decision support methodologies for software engineering and hospital care capacity planning.

Supervisory interests

  • Data mining and knowledge discovery
  • Decision support systems
  • Software engineering
  • Systems dynamic modelling and simulation

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Patient flow data processing and knowledge discovery (1) ; Software Aquisition Process Modelling (1) ;

Completion

Associate supervisor : Software Quality Management (1) ;

Publications

  • Leach, A. and Qin, S. (2008). A practical cost estimation process for game development project management in small studios. In Dr. Edmond Prakash, ed. Proceedings of Computer Games & Allied Technology 2008. Singapore: Research Publishing Services. CGAT'08: Animation, multimedia, security, IPTV and edutainment. Singapore. Apr 2008, pp. 257-264.
  • Qin, S. and Filar, J. (2014). Modelling Hospital Patient Flow for Decision Support. In 2014 International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Automation (ICMEA-2014) 2014 International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Automation. Beijing, China. Jan 2014, pp. 150-154.
  • Mackay, M., Qin, S., Clissold, A., Hakendorf, P., Ben-Tovim, D. and McDonnell, G. (2013). Patient flow simulation modelling - an approach conducive to multi-disciplinary collaboration towards hospital capacity management. In Piantadosi, J., Anderssen, R.S. and Boland J., ed. MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. The 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2013) Adelaide, Australia. Dec 2013, pp. 50-56.
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Qin, S., Thompson, C. and Hakendorf, P. (2013). Analysing homogenous patient journeys to assess quality of care for patients admitted outside of their 'home-ward' In K Gray & A Koronios, ed. Proceedings of the Sixth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management. Sydney, NSW: Australian Computer Society Inc.. 6th Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2013), Adelaide, South Australia, January-February 2013. Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT) Adelaide, SA. Jan 2013, pp. 29-37.
    [Web Link]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Qin, S., Thompson, C. and Hakendorf, P. (2012). Gaining Insight from Patient Journey Data using a Process-Oriented Analysis Approach. In Kerryn Butler-Henderson and Kathleen Gray, ed. Proceedings of the Fifth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2012). CRPIT. ACS. 59-66 ed. Melbourne, Australia: Australian Computer Society. Australasian Computer Science Week 2012 (ACSW2012) Feb 2012, pp. ACS. 59-66.
    [Web Link]
  • Qin, S. and Mooney, C.H. (2009). Using game-oriented projects for teaching and learning software engineering. In Australian Association for Engineering Education 2009 (AAEE09) Adelaide, South Australia, Australia: The School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Adelaide. Australian Association for Engineering Education 2009 (AAEE09) Adelaide, SA. Dec 2009, pp. 49-54.
    [Web Link]
  • Qin, S., Yin, B. and Cai, K. (2009). Mining components with software execution data. In Hamid R. Arabnia, ed. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'09) USA: CSREA Press. The 2009 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'09) Nevada, USA. Jul 2009, pp. 643-649.
  • Alfaraj, H.M.A. and Qin, S. (2008). Business process modeling for software acquisition - A literature review. In L. Cuthbert, Z. T. Wang, ed. 2008 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, WiCOM 2008. Los Alamitos, USA: IEEE. 2008 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, WiCOM 2008. Dalian, Liaoning, China. Oct 2008, pp. 1-3.
    [10.1109/WiCom.2008.2948] [10.1109/WiCom.2008.2948] [Scopus]
  • Chiew, K. and Qin, S. (2008). Analysis of privacy-preserving mechanisms for outsourcing data mining tasks. In ? IEEE, ed. 2008 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, WiCOM 2008. New York, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) / Curran Associates Inc. 2008 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, WiCOM 2008. Dalian, Liaoning, China. Oct 2008, pp. 1-5.
    [10.1109/WiCom.2008.2922] [10.1109/WiCom.2008.2922] [Scopus]
  • Kroeger, T., Shu, F. and Qin, S. (2008). A defect typology to support process verification and validation. In Hamid R. Arabnia and Hassan Reza, ed. Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'08) USA: CSERA Press. The 2008 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'08) Nevada, USA. Jul 2008, pp. 245-250.
    [Web Link]
  • Zhao, X., Sammut, K., He, F. and Qin, S. (2007). Split private and shared L2 cache architecture for snooping-based CMP. In R. Lee, M. Chowdhury, et. al., ed. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science (ICIS2007) California, USA: IEEE Computer Society. 6th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science (ICIS2007) Melbourne, VIC. Jul 2008, pp. 900-905.
    [10.1109/ICIS.2007.172] [10.1109/ICIS.2007.172] [Scopus]
  • Qin, S. (2006). Implementing process change in a software organization - an experience based study. In Q. Wang et al., ed. Proceedings of SPW/ProSim 2006. Heidelberg: SPRINGER Berlin. SPW/ProSim 2006. Shanghai, China. May 2006, pp. 342-347.
    [10.1007/11754305_37] [10.1007/11754305_37] [Scopus]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Li, J., Hakendorf, P., Ben-Tovim, D., Qin, S. and Thompson, C. (2012). The relationship between in-hospital location and outcomes of care in patients of a large general medical service. Internal Medicine Journal,
    [10.1111/imj.12066]
  • Alfaraj, H.M.A. and Qin, S. (2011). Operationalising CMMI: integrating CMMI and CoBIT perspective. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 9(3) pp. 323-335.
    [10.1108/17260531111179933] [Scopus]
  • Alfaraj, H.M.A. and Qin, S. (2010). Deriving Software Acquisition Process from Maturity Models-An Experience Report. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 3(3) pp. 280-286.
    [10.4236/jsea.2010.33034]
  • Chiew, K. and Qin, S. (2009). Scheduling and routing of AMOs in an intelligent transport system. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 10(3) pp. 547-552.
    [10.1109/TITS.2009.2026449] [10.1109/TITS.2009.2026449] [Scopus]
  • Qin, S. (2007). Managing Process Change in Software Organizations: Experience and Reflection. Software Process: Improvement and Practice, 12(5) pp. 429-435.
    [10.1002/spip.338] [10.1002/spip.338] [Scopus]
  • Qin, S. and Filar, J. (2014). Modelling Hospital Patient Flow for Decision Support. In 2014 International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Automation (ICMEA-2014) 2014 International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Automation. Beijing, China. Jan 2014, pp. 150-154.
  • Mackay, M., Qin, S., Clissold, A., Hakendorf, P., Ben-Tovim, D. and McDonnell, G. (2013). Patient flow simulation modelling - an approach conducive to multi-disciplinary collaboration towards hospital capacity management. In Piantadosi, J., Anderssen, R.S. and Boland J., ed. MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. The 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2013) Adelaide, Australia. Dec 2013, pp. 50-56.
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Qin, S., Thompson, C. and Hakendorf, P. (2013). Analysing homogenous patient journeys to assess quality of care for patients admitted outside of their 'home-ward' In K Gray & A Koronios, ed. Proceedings of the Sixth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management. Sydney, NSW: Australian Computer Society Inc.. 6th Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2013), Adelaide, South Australia, January-February 2013. Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT) Adelaide, SA. Jan 2013, pp. 29-37.
    [Web Link]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Qin, S., Thompson, C. and Hakendorf, P. (2012). Gaining Insight from Patient Journey Data using a Process-Oriented Analysis Approach. In Kerryn Butler-Henderson and Kathleen Gray, ed. Proceedings of the Fifth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2012). CRPIT. ACS. 59-66 ed. Melbourne, Australia: Australian Computer Society. Australasian Computer Science Week 2012 (ACSW2012) Feb 2012, pp. ACS. 59-66.
    [Web Link]
  • Qin, S., Yin, B. and Cai, K. (2009). Mining components with software execution data. In Hamid R. Arabnia, ed. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'09) USA: CSREA Press. The 2009 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'09) Nevada, USA. Jul 2009, pp. 643-649.
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Li, J., Hakendorf, P., Ben-Tovim, D., Qin, S. and Thompson, C. (2012). The relationship between in-hospital location and outcomes of care in patients of a large general medical service. Internal Medicine Journal,
    [10.1111/imj.12066]
  • Alfaraj, H.M.A. and Qin, S. (2011). Operationalising CMMI: integrating CMMI and CoBIT perspective. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 9(3) pp. 323-335.
    [10.1108/17260531111179933] [Scopus]
  • Alfaraj, H.M.A. and Qin, S. (2010). Deriving Software Acquisition Process from Maturity Models-An Experience Report. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 3(3) pp. 280-286.
    [10.4236/jsea.2010.33034]
  • Chiew, K. and Qin, S. (2009). Scheduling and routing of AMOs in an intelligent transport system. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 10(3) pp. 547-552.
    [10.1109/TITS.2009.2026449] [10.1109/TITS.2009.2026449] [Scopus]
  • Qin, S. (2007). Managing Process Change in Software Organizations: Experience and Reflection. Software Process: Improvement and Practice, 12(5) pp. 429-435.
    [10.1002/spip.338] [10.1002/spip.338] [Scopus]

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