Dr Nick Russell

Research Project Manager
Queensland University of Technology

2 George St
Brisbane QLD 4000

AUSTRALIA
Email: n.russell <AT> qut <dot> edu <dot> au
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Short Biography

Nick Russell has over 20 years experience in the ICT industry in a variety of technical and senior management roles. During this time, he has led a number of high-profile systems integration, commercial research and product development initiatives for organizations in the financial services and retail sectors. From 2007 to 2009, he spent two years conducting research into business process management and process-aware information systems at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in the Netherlands. From 2009 to 2014 he was CIO for a major Australian tools supplier with national responsibility for ICT and BPM. He is currently a Research Project Manager in the Information Systems School at QUT. Over the past seven years, he has been the driving force for the extension of the workflow patterns to the data, resource and exception handling perspectives and the development of the newYAWL business process modelling reference language.

Research Interests

  • Business process management
  • Workflow technology
  • Health informatics
  • Rapid application development
  • Autonomic computing

Major Publications

N. Russell, W.M.P.van der Aalst, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, and D. Edmond. Workflow Resource Patterns: Identification, Representation and Tool Support. In O. Pastor and J. Falcao e Cunha, editors, Proceedings of the 17th Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE'05), volume 3520 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 216-232. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2005.

N. Russell, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, D. Edmond, and W.M.P. van der Aalst. Workflow Data Patterns: Identification, Representation and Tool Support. In L. Delcambre, C. Kop, H.C. Mayr, J. Mylopoulos, and O. Pastor, editors, 24nd International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2005), volume 3716 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 353-368. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2005.

N. Russell, W.M.P. van der Aalst, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, and P. Wohed. On the Suitability of UML Activity Diagrams for Business Process Modelling. In Markus Stumptner, Sven Hartmann, and Yasushi Kiyoki, editors, Proceedings of the Third Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling (APCCM 2006), volume 53 of Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology series (CRPIT), pages 95-104, Hobart, Australia, 2006. ACS.

N. Russell, W.M.P. van der Aalst, and A.H.M. ter Hofstede. Workflow Exception Patterns. In E. Dubois and K. Pohl, editors, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE'06), volume 4001 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 288-302. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2006.

N. Russell and W.M.P. van der Aalst. Work Distribution and Resource Management in BPEL4People: Capabilities and Opportunities. In Z. Bellahsene and M. Leonard, editors, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE'08), volume 5074 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 94-108. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2008.

N. Russell and W.M.P. van der Aalst. newYAWL: Designing a Workflow System Using Coloured Petri Nets. In N. Sidorova, D. Moldt, and H. Rolke, editors, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Petri Nets and Distributed Systems (PNDS'08), pages 67-84. Xidian University, 2008.

N.C. Russell, Foundations of Process-Aware Information Systems, PhD Thesis, Queensland University of Technology, 2007.

N.C. Russell, Interoperability Protocols for Heterogeneous and Legacy Database Systems, Masters Thesis, Queensland University of Technology, 1995.

A full list is available here

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Queensland, 1988
  • Master of Information Technology, Queensland University of Technology, 1995
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology, 2007

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Available on request