Irit Hadar is a tenured faculty member (Senior Lecturer) at the Department of Information Systems,University of Haifa, Head of the Software Architecture Laboratory at the Caesarea Rothschild Institutefor Interdisciplinary Applications of Computer Science, and a member of the Research Centerfor Cyber, Law and Policy, University of Haifa. Hadar received her Ph.D. from the Technion –Israel Institute of Technology. Her main research area is cognitive aspects of requirements engineering, software architecture and design, and their effects of software quality, focusing in recent years on informational privacy and security. She has published papers in software engineering and information systems international journals and conferences (IEEE TSE, CACM, EMSE, JAIS, EJIS, REJ, IST, etc.), has been serving as an organizer and PC member in conferences and workshops (e.g., RE, CAiSE, ICIS), founded and organizes a workshop series on cognitive aspects of information systems engineering (COGNISE), and serves as an editorial board member of the Requirements Engineering journal.