Maleknaz is an Assistant Professor at York University in Toronto. Before that she was a professor at Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal. She received her PhD degree from Software Engineering Decision Support (SEDS) lab at The University of Calgary in Canada. Maleknaz has been working on software open innovation with a focus on the platform mediated software products. She is one of the main collaborators on DEEL Collaborative Research and Development Grants with a total value of 2M dollars. She was also a professor of IVADO data science institute with the role of fostering cross-disciplinary collaboration with industry.
She has six years of professional software engineering experience. Her main research interests are in mining software repositories for open innovation in two-sided markets. Maleknaz co-chaired SANER 2020 ERA track, ESEM 2020 Emerging ideas track, RE data track 2018, IASESE 2018 advanced school, and several workshops. Maleknaz is a member of the IEEE and ACM. Maleknaz leads a team of students and associates on analytical methods for decision support in software innovation in society.
You can contact Maleknaz by mnayebi [at] yorku.ca