Institute for Information Sciences

Hossein Saiedian

Professor, EECS
Primary office:
(785) 864-7765
Nichols Hall
Room 157



PhD, Computing and Information Sciences, Kansas State University, 1989

MS, Mathematics, Emporia State University, 1984

BS, Information Systems, Emporia State University, 1981


Software engineering, Requirements Modeling and Engineering, Software Architecture, Information Security, Software Project Management

Research Interests:

Software architecture, formal modeling, secure software

engineering, information security

Selected Awards & Honors

Senior Administrative Fellow, University of Kansas, 2014--

Kemper Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching, University of Kansas, 2008

Senior Member, IEEE, 2001

Certified Software Engineering Professional Award, IEEE-CS, 2002

Appointed Chair, IEEE-CS Software Engineering Education Committee, 2002

Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2000

Distinguished Research Award, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2000

Top 10 Software Engineer Scholars, Journal of Systems and Software, 1998

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