Dr Laden Aldin

Ladin Aldin

Position: Senior Lecturer
Email: laden.aldin@regents.ac.uk
Faculty: Business & Management

Professional Biography

Laden Aldin holds a BSc in Computer Sciences from the University of Misurata, an MSc with Distinction in Information Systems Development from London Metropolitan University, and a PhD from Brunel University. She joined Regents College in August 2012 following previous academic employment at Oxford Brookes University School of Computer Science and Communication Technologies as computer science for enterprises lecturer and module leader, and  at Brunel University in the department of Information system and computing research fellow and visiting researcher.

Qualifications

  • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) Brunel University, Department of Information Systems and Computing, UK. Thesis: “Semantic Discovery and Reuse of Business Process Patterns”. Feb. 2008 – Oct. 2010.
  • Master of Science (MSc) London Metropolitan University in the Department of Information Systems and Computing, UK. MSc in Information Systems Development with Distinction. Sep. 2003 – Sep. 2004.
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) University of Misurata in the Department of Computer Science, Libya. BSc in Computer Science with Very Good. Sep. 1998 – Jun. 2002.
  • ABE Unity College in the Department of Information System, UK. Advance Diploma in Business Information Systems. Jan. 2005 – Jun. 2007.
  • Research Methods course, Brunel University, in the Department of Information Systems and Computing, UK. Feeb 2008 - Feb 2009.
  • SAP Brunel University in the Department of Information Systems and Computing, SAP TERP 10 certification module and certified as ‘SAP Consultant Solution Architect ERP – Integration of Business Processes with MySAP ERP, May 2009.
  • BAPP  Brunel Associate Practitioner Pathway for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (2009 – 2010) Brunel University, Uxbridge, U.K.
  • PCTHE Postgraduate Certificate for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (2011– 2012) Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, U.K.

Relevant Past Employment

  • Aug. 2010 to Jan. 2012. Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK. Lecturer in Computer Science for Enterprises, (Full time) in the Department of Computer and Communication Technologies in the School of Technology, Design and Environment.
  • Feb. 2011 to Feb. 2013. Brunel University, London, UK. Visiting Researcher, Department of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics.
  • Feb. 2008 to Aug. 2010. Brunel University, London, UK. Teaching Assistant, Department of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics.
  • Jun. 2009 to Sep. 2009. Brunel University, London, UK. Research Assistant, Department of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics.
  • Sep. 2009 to Jan. 2010. Kingston University, London, UK. Teaching Assistant, Department of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics.

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • HEA Fellow
  • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) – member since 2008
  • Woman in Computing (ACM-W) – member since 2008
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy – member since 2010

Teaching & Course Development

  • Currently member of the design and development team for ICT Skills
  • Currently member of the design and development team for Information Technology for Business

Research Supervision

Supervised many MSc Computer Science dissertations at Oxford Brookes University

Research Interests

  • Information system
  • Business process pattern
  • Business modelling
  • Ontology
  • Sematic Web

Publications

Journal publications

  • Aldin, L., and de Cesare, S., M. “A Literature Review on Business Process Modelling: New Frontiers of Reusability”, Enterprise Information Systems Journal. Vol.5, no. 2, May 2011.


Conference publication

  • Aldin, L., A, Alfaris and de Cesare, S., “Business Process Patterns Automation: State of the Art and Research Challenges”, IADIS International Conference

 Information Systems 2012, Berlin, Germany, 10-12th March 2012.
  • Aldin, L. and de Cesare, S., 2011, “Semantic Reuse of Business Process Models via Generalisation”, The 6th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS), September 3-5th 2011, Limissol, Cyprus.
  • Aldin, L., de Cesare, S., and Lycett, M., 2009c, “A Semantic-Based Framework for Discovering Business Process Patterns”, In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Ontology Driven Software Engineering (ODiSE) in conjunction with the Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Application Conference (OOPSLA), October 25-29th 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Aldin, L., de Cesare, S., and Lycett, M., 2009b, “Semantic Discovery and Reuse of Business Process Patterns”, the 4th Annual Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, September 25th – 27th, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Athens, Greece.
  • Aldin, L., and de Cesare, S., 2009a, “A Comparative Analysis of Business Process Modelling Techniques”, In Proceedings of the 14th Annual UK Academy of Information Systems (UKAIS) Conference, October 25-29th 2009, Oxford University, U.K.

Conference Papers Given

  • “Semantic Reuse of Business Process Models via Generalisation”, The 6th MCIS conference, September 3-5th 2011, Limissol, Cyprus
  • “Automation Business Process Patterns Reuse”, Computing workshop, March 2011, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK.
  • “A Semantic-Based Framework for Discovering Business Process Patterns,” ODiSE workshop in conjunction with The Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Application Conference (OOPSLA 2009), October 25-29th 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • “A Comparative Analysis of Business Process Modelling Techniques”, UKAIS conference, 31st March – 1st April 2009, Oxford University, UK.
  • “Curriculum Design”, – Presentation at the GTA workshop – Analyse the process of curriculum design. GTA workshop, 7th February 2009, Brunel University, UK.
  • “Business Process Patterns Development Framework”, Fluidity Business workshop, November 14th 2008, Brunel University, UK.

Last updated: 08 December 2017