Mrs Latha Karthigaa Murugesan

Doctoral Candidate - Computer systems Engineering

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Graduate Teaching Assistant
Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy


Latha is the recipient of the Best Outgoing Student Award (2008), a Merit Scholarship Award for Master degree (2009-2011) and The University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship Award (2013-2016) and IEEE IES SPTA 2017 (Student Travel Award). Latha also won the Leadership Award for serving as the President of engineering Postgraduate Society at The University of Auckland. Latha is a University rank holder both in her Bachelors (Second rank out of 5200 candidates) and Masters (Eighth rank out of 800 candidates) degree.

Areas of expertise

Visualization of Domestic Electricity Consumption

Agile Software Development

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Chair - IEEE Women in Engineering (Feb 2016 - Jan 2018)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Murugesan, L., Hoda, R., & Salcic, Z. (2017). Identifying design features using combination of requirements elicitation techniques. 2017 IEEE/ACM 1st International Workshop on Design and Innovation in Software Engineering (DISE 2017): Proceedings, 6-12. Buenos Aires, Argentina: IEEE. 10.1109/DISE.2017.9
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic
  • Murugesan, L. (2017). Recommendation based Visualisation and Control System for Saving Household Electricity The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
  • Hoda, R., & Murugesan, L. K. (2016). Multi-level agile project management challenges: A self-organizing team perspective. Journal of Systems and Software, 117, 245-257. 10.1016/j.jss.2016.02.049
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rashina Hoda
  • Murugesan, L. K., Hoda, R., & Salcic, Z. (2015). Design criteria for visualization of energy consumption: A systematic literature review. Sustainable Cities and Society, 18, 1-12. 10.1016/j.scs.2015.04.009
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Zoran Salcic, Rashina Hoda
  • Murugesan, L. K., Hoda, R., & Salcic, Z. (2014). Visualization of electricity consumption: Software prototype through literature survey. International Journal of Innovation Research in Science Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), 3 (3), 2725-2729. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic