Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Higher Education), 2020
Karlstad University, Sweden
Certificate in Supervising Doctoral and Licentiate Students, 2019
Karlstad University, Sweden
PostDoc. in Search-based Software Engineering, 2016
(IDSIA) Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull’Intelligenza Artificiale
USI – Università della Svizzera italiana, 6928 Manno-Lugano, Switzerland
Ph.D. in Software Engineering, 2012
University Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia
Thesis title:” Adopting a Particle Swarm-Based Test Generator Strategy for Variable-Strength and T-Way Testing”.
M.Sc. by Research, Computer Engineering, 2009
University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia
Thesis title:”Benchmarking of Load Balancing Single System Image”.
B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2004
Salahaddin University – Hawler (SUH), Kurdistan region, Iraq
Awards and Fellowships
2015-2016 Postdoctoral Scholarship, Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship for Young Researchers, Switzerland.
2007-2009 UPM International Fellowship granted by Malaysian Government for supporting young researchers
2009-2012 USM International Doctoral Fellowship (IDF) granted by Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (MOHE)
2020-Present: Associate Professor (Docent), Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Health, Science, and Technology, Karlstad University, Sweden.
2019-2020: Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Health, Science, and Technology, Karlstad University, Sweden.
2019-Present: Excellence Researcher (Part-time), Research Center of Informatics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Karlovo náměstí 13, 121 35 Praha 2, Czech Republic.
2016-2019: Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Karlovo náměstí 13, 121 35 Praha 2, Czech Republic.
2015-2016: Postdoctoral researcher in applied soft computing and Search-based Software Engineering, (IDSIA) Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull’Intelligenza Artificiale, USI – Università della Svizzera italiana, 6928 Manno-Lugano, Switzerland
2012-2015: Lecturer in the Department of software engineering Salahaddin University Hawler (SUH), Erbil, Kurdistan: Teaching “Software Engineering” subject.
2012-2015: Lecturer in Computer Engineering and IT departments, Ishik University, Erbil, Kurdistan: Teaching “Software Engineering”, “Mobile Application Programming”, and “Cloud Computing” subjects.
2012-2014: Director of IT center in Engineering College, Salahaddin University-Hawler (SUH)
2009-2011: Graduate Research Assistant (GRA), University Sains Malaysia (USM). Main responsibilities: working as a research assistant with the software engineering group.
2009-2011: Graduate Research Fellowship, University Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia: Main responsibility: teaching software engineering course for undergraduate honors.
2007-2009: Graduate Research Fellowship, University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia: Main responsibilities: teaching computer networks subject in practice for undergraduate honors.
2006-2007: Engineer, in Ministry of telecommunication–Kurdistan Regional Government.
2005-2006: Computer administrator engineer, Arche nova Dresden/Germany- Kurdistan branch.