Margaret-Anne (Peggy) Storey

Dr. Margaret-Anne Storey is a Professor of Computer Science and the Director of the Software Engineering program at the University of Victoria. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Human and Social Aspects of Software Engineering and is a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. She currently holds the Lise Meitner Guest Professorship at Lund University, Sweden and was a member of the Health Informatics and Modeling Topic Advisory Group (HIM-TAG) for the World Health Organization. Ms. Storey was also the Principal Investigator for the National Center for Biomedical Ontology with the National Institutes of Health in the United States from 2005-2015. She is a recipient of the Craigdarroch Silver Medal for research excellence from the University of Victoria, the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement award, the IBM CAS Faculty of the Year, the IBM Eclipse Innovation Awards and the Advanced System Institute Fellowship. Dr. Storey’s research goal is to understand how technology can help people explore, understand, and share complex information and knowledge. She evaluates and applies techniques from knowledge engineering, social media, software analytics and visual interface design to applications such as collaborative software development, program comprehension, biomedical ontology development, and learning in Web-based environments. Dr. Storey regularly collaborates with high tech companies to ensure real-world applicability to her solutions.