Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor in the North American system)

Computer Science and IT, School of Science, RMIT University

Fields of interest:

  • Human-Oriented Software and System Engineering

  • Formal Methods and human aspects thereof

  • Specification and Verification of Real-Time and Embedded Systems


Our paper "Teaching and learning Requirements Engineering concepts: Peer-review skills vs. problem solving skills" is accepted to RE 2022! Preprint is available here: PDF.

Our paper "Impact of animated objects on autistic and non-autistic users" is accepted to ICSE 2022! Preprint is available here: PDF .

maria.spichkova at

RMIT University, Building 14, Level 10, Room 13 (414-418 Swanston Street), Melbourne, 3000, Australia

Contact me if you would like to read but cannot access my papers or if you are interested in doing research with me. I am always happy to collaborate.

I am actively looking for students interested in my research areas. Get me in touch, if you would like to write your PhD, Masters or Bachelors Thesis under my supervision.

RMIT PhD Scholarships: Contact me as soon as possible so that I can help you to estimate your chances and guide you in writing a proposal.