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Dr George Wilkie Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

School of Computing & Maths
Research Institute
Computer Science
Room 16J09
Jordanstown campus
Shore Road
Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB
+44 (0)28 903 68887
George   Wilkie

George Wilkie is a fellow of the British Computer Society. He joined Ulster University in 1992 after spending 7 years working in various software engineering roles in industry. He is the author of more than 85 research papers in the area of object oriented modelling, complexity metrics and software process improvement, including one book. He was co-chair of the 12th International Workshop on Software Technology and Engineering Practice (STEP) held in Chicago in September 2004. He held positions as a Visiting Research Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, Center for Information Systems Engineering, Pittsburgh, USA from October 1999 to October 2001 and Visiting Professor at the Ecole de Technologie Superieure, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada between June 2003 and June 2009. He was a charter member of the International Process Research Consortium (, led by the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and in January 2005 was elected to the position of Technical Architect within this prestigious international research group. After a sustained contribution to the Northern Ireland software industry spanning 20 years, he received the 2006 British Computer Society's Northern Ireland "IT Professional of the Year" award at a ceremony in Belfast Castle. Prior to his time in industry, George read Physics at Queen's University Belfast, receiving a 1st

Class Honours degree in 1982 and a Ph.D in applied Atomic Physics in 1985.

Research publications

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