Researcher biography

Shahrzad is working at UQ Business School, as an Associate Lecturer in Business Information Systems(BIS) and is a PhD candidate. Shahrzad holds a Bsc in computer science and a Masters in IT; also an Australian Computer Society Certified Professional. Shahrzad has worked in areas of Business Process Management (BPM) and Systems Engineering in industry and has completed various business process improvement projects for Queensland Government in the past.

Shahrzad's lecturing expertise is in Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process modelling, and has also experience in teaching IS analysis and design. A key factor of her lecturing and teaching, in general, is her ability to enrich academic knowledge with real and relevant examples from her professional work experience.

Shahrzad's research interest include Environmental Sustainability, Green Information Systems(IS), BPM, visualization of environmental information on processes and Design Science. Shahrzad's PhD project focuses on visualizing Environmental Performance Indicators (EPI) on business process models, intending to help organizations and environmental auditors to identify and visualize the environmental impact of their operational processes.

Shahrzad is a registered and frequent peer reviewer of Australasian Journal of Information Systems and also a reviewer for multiple IS conferences. She has served as student representative in UQ's Service Innovation Alliance and has served in several academic recruitment selection committees.

Shahrzad is currently serving as funding chair for Association of Information Systems Women's Network.