Shahida Sulaiman is an associate professor in the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) since 2011. Formerly, she had served at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) for seven years. She holds a PhD degree in Computer Science and M.Sc. degree in Computer Science – Real Time Software Engineering. Her research interests include software design and architecture, software visualisation and evolution, and knowledge management. She has published and co-authored numerous technical papers mainly in software engineering area, has been the editors for a number of journals, book chapters and conference proceedings, besides serving as reviewers and technical committee members mainly in IEEE conferences including Scopus and ISI indexed proceedings and journals in related fields. She founded a knowledge portal, that has also been a platform for case studies related to software usability, software reliability, and requirements engineering among others. She also has a good linkage with the community and software industry that made her receive the Community Service Award (Academic Staff Category) and the Industry Involvement Award of Citra Karisma, UTM for 2013 and 2015 respectively. In 2015, she also won the third place in social innovation category under Ministry of Higher Education Innovation Award (AIKPT) in recognition of the programme to increase interest and confidence in learning English using ICT. With the strong support from fellow researchers at USM and UTM, she has been working on the effort to mature software engineering in Malaysia through Malaysian Software Engineering Interest Group (MySEIG) since 2005 that organised the 1st Malaysian Software Engineering Conference (MySEC 2005) and its series, 16th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2009) for the first time in Malaysia and the 1st Software Engineering Postgraduates Workshop (SEPoW 2009). She also received the IEEE Malaysia Communications Society and Vehicular Technology Society Joint Chapter Award: Best Social Activity 2016 in the effort to expose mobile learning among rural learners through Centre for Advancement in Rural Education Informatics known as iCARE UTM-KEJORA. In collaboration with MySEIG, she led the effort to organise the 26th APSEC 2019 in Putrajaya, Malaysia.