Davor Svetinovic is an assistant professor at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in the United Arab Emirates and an affiliated researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His current research interests include strategic requirements engineering, systems architecture with emphasis on software and smart grids and sustainable development from the systems security perspective. Previously, he worked at Lero —The Irish Software Engineering Center and at the Vienna University of Technology. He received his Ph.D. and M.Math. degrees in computer science from the University of Waterloo, Canada.