Dr. Taiseera AlBalushi

Title:Assistant Professor, Director of M.Sc of IS Program
Room #:2013
Ext. #:2931


Fields of Interest:

Software Engineering - Requirements Engineering - Software Quality - Ontologies - Quality Metrics - Business Process Modelling


B.Sc. Information Systems (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
M.Sc. Computer and Information Systems (University of Detroit, USA)
Ph.D. Software Quality (University of Manchester, UK)
Dr. Taiseera is an Assistant Professor at the College of Economics and Political Science, Information Systems Department. Her main research interests involve the integration of quality concerns into software systems development projects by the application of the widely recognized standards such as ISO, IEEE, etc. Dr. Taiseera is active in the area of teaching and she received Best Teacher Award for the academic year 2012/2013. She is also active in the area of research as she managed to complete successfully two SQU internal grants and one grant from The Research Council. Dr. Taiseera managed to accomplish a number of industry related project with the undergraduate students such as (Royal Oman Police) ROP emergency application and Ministry of Manpower mobile application.

Selected Publications:

  • Ali S., Al Balushi T., Nadir Z., Hussain O.K. (2018) Cyber-Physical Systems Security. In: Cyber Security for Cyber Physical Systems. Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol 768. Springer, Cham
  • AlBalushi T. (2017) "Quality of E-government Services in Oman: A Perspective of E-government Services Providers", The 30th IBIMA Conference 2017, Madrid, Spain.
  • Ali S., Al Balushi T. and Al Badi A. (2017) “Guidelines and deployment of accessibility-aware framework approach”, International Journal of Web Information Systems, Vol. 13, Issue:2, pp.114-139,
  • Al Balushi T. Ali S., and Rehman O., (2016) “Economics of Cyber Security and the Way Forward”, International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (IJCWT), Vol. 6, Issue 4, pp. 1-17.
  • AlBelushi T., Ali S., Ashrafi R., and Balushi S., (2016) “Accessibility and performance evaluation of e-services in Oman using web diagnostic tools”, International journal of u- and e- service, science and Technology, URL:, Vol. 9, No. 7, pp 9-24, URL: