Dr Bob Champion

Principal Lecturer in Computing

Teaching interests

  • Business applications of computing technologies
  • Conceptual modelling of business processes and computer systems
  • Analysis and design of effective systems
  • Database technology
  • Business Intelligence and analytics software development

Examples of projects or dissertations

  • Automated IT Support for Process Control at BMW
  • Application of Recommendation Agents in eCommerce Websites
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for SME
  • An Online Solution for IT Process Creation and Service Status Monitoring

Research interests

  • Modelling mechanisms and formalisms in requirements engineering
  • Application of gamification techniques to undergraduate teaching

Research projects

  • 2007-2008, University Advisor, “Revitalize IT”, HEFCE funded project, e-Skills UK
  • 2012-2016, TEMPUS IV, (530576) "National Education Framework for Enhancing IT Students’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship"

Publications

  • Loucopoulos, P. and Champion, R.E.M., Knowledge Based Support for Requirements Engineering, Journal of Information and Software Technology, Vol 31, No. 3, April 1989, pp. 123-135
  • Loucopoulos, P. and Champion, R.E.M., Concept Acquisition and Analysis in Requirements Specifications, Software Engineering Journal, Vol 5, No. 2, March 1990, pp. 116-124

  • Champion, R.E.M., Conceptual Structures as a Modelling Formalism for Information Systems Requirements Engineering, International Conference on Conceptual Structures, Quebec, Canada, August 1993
  • Champion R.E.M. and Moores TT; Exploiting an Integrated Enterprise Model during Requirements Engineering; 2nd IEEE Int. Conf. on Requirements Engineering; Colorado, USA, April 15th - 18th 1996
  • Moores TT and Champion R.E.M.; A Methodology for Measuring the Risk Associated with a Software Requirements Specification; Australian Journal of Information Systems, September 1996