She has received her bachelor degree and master degree from United States of America. She started teaching in University Technology Malaysia in computer science department in 1991. She moved to University Malaya to continue her teaching career in 1993. She received her PhD in the area of Information Systems Management from National University of Malaysia in 2006 and has been serving in the department of Software Engineering in UM. She has been very actively involved in various research activities and publications in the area of Requirements Engineering, E-learning, Software Process Improvement, Application of AI in Software development and Education. She has published more than 80 publication items in journals and proceedings and has presented in various international conferences. She has been actively involved as journal associate editor and reviewers for various international journals and conferences. Moreover, she has been enthusiastically keen in teaching and supervising handful of master and phd students. Currently, she has been involved in developing IT based approach to help kids with autism and also pursuing her interest in book writing.