Davor Svetinovic

Davor Svetinovic


Associate Professor - Computing and Information Science
Phone number: 971 2 810 9112

Dr. Davor Svetinovic is an Assistant Professor at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and a Research Affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. Previously, he worked at Lero – the Irish Software Engineering Center, Ireland, and Vienna University of Technology, Austria. He received his PhD degree in Computer Science and his Master of Mathematics degree from University of Waterloo, Canada. His main research interests are requirements engineering, systems architecture and software development processes.
Courses/Teaching interests:

  • Software Engineering
  • Strategic Requirements Engineering 

Advisor to current Masdar Institute students:

  • Muna AlAteibi
  • Huda Saeed Mudhafar Al Saadi   
  • Areg Karapetyan   
  • Isra'a Al-Qassem   
  • Nurzhan Aitzhan   
  • Aaesha Sultan Mohammed R Alzaabi   
  • Enas Mustafa Husein Alkawasmi   
  • Omar Mohammed Rashed Mohammed Alriyami   
  • Fissehaye Kahsay Girmay

Research Interest/Research Projects

  • Requirements Engineering
  • Systems Architecture.
  • Smart Power Grids
  • Software Development Processes

Selected Publications

  • Davor Svetinovic, “The Evolutionary Foundation for Strategic Requirements Engineering,” INCOSE 7th European Systems Engineering Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010.
  • Anas Alfaris, Afreen Siddiqi, Charbel Rizk, Olivier de Weck, Davor Svetinovic, “Hierarchical Decomposition and Multi-Domain Formulation for the Design of Complex Sustainable Systems,” Journal of Mechanical Design, 2010, to appear.
  • Anas Alfaris, Afreen Siddiqi, Charbel Rizk, Olivier de Weck, Davor Svetinovic, “Design Complexity Management through Systematic Decomposition and Formulation,” ECCS'10 European Conference on Complex Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, 2010.