An Australia-based Pakistani computer scientist, Shazia Sadiq, has been recognized for innovative STEM research by the prestigious Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). ATSE has recognized Shazia for her work which focuses on developing solutions for Business Information Systems to more effectively process information, significantly improving business process management, governance, and risk and compliance data.
Presently, Shazia is a computer science professor at the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland.
In 1989, Shazia received an MSc degree in computer science from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. She completed her MS in computer science from the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, in 1993.
She then moved to Australia and earned a Ph.D. in information systems from the University of Queensland in 2002.