Meet Shazia Sadiq: A Pakistani computer scientist who has been recognized by ATSE for her STEM research

When it comes to important milestones, Pakistani women are second to none. One such powerhouse is an Australia-based Pakistani computer scientist, Shazia Sadiq.

Shazia has been recognized for her innovative STEM research by the prestigious Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).

The scientist has been given accolades for her work, which focuses on developing solutions for the Business Information System. These solutions will help effectively and more efficiently process information, improve business process management, governance, and risk and compliance data.

Shazia is a computer science professor at the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland.

In 1989, she received an MSc degree in computer science from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. She completed her MS in the same subject from the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand in 1993.

Later, she moved to Australia and earned a Ph.D. degree in information systems from the University of Queensland in 2002.

Sadiq is serving as the deputy chairperson of the National Committee on Information and Communication Sciences of the Australian Academy of Science. She has also been the vice-president of the Asia Pacific Chapter of IQ International – the International Association of Information and Data Quality.

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