Dayang Norhayati Abang Jawawi is an Associate Professor in Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). She received her B.Sc. in Software Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the field of Software Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She has been an academic staff at Software Engineering Department since 1997 and she has served as the Head of Department from November 2009 till January 2015. She is a member of the Software Engineering Research Group (SERG), K-Economy Research Alliance, UTM.

The focus of her teaching responsibilities is on teaching software engineering and programming courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Besides teaching, she has been given responsibilities as coordinator to undergraduate and post-graduate Programs.  She has been appointed as Deputy Coordinator for MSC IT Entrepreneurship Program (in 2001-2002), Coordinator for Research M.Sc dan Ph.D. Programs (in 2006-2009) and Bachelor in Computer Science (Software Engineering) (in 2009-2012).  As the coordinators and the head of department, she actively involves in the design, implementation and review of Software Engineering curriculum in UTM such as such as Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering), M.Sc. in Software Engineering, and Engineering Doctorate (Software Engineering).

She has numerous past and current successful postgraduate and undergraduate students under her supervision. She is an active researcher with numerous projects. Most of her projects have granted her various awards in UTM and also at the National Level. Her research interests covers software reuse, software quality, and software testing. A major part of her research projects focuses on rehabilitation and mobile robotics, real-time embedded systems as well as precision farming applications.


Associate Professor
Department of Software Engineering
Faculty of Computing
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Tel: +(6)07-5532009
Fax: +(6)07-5538822