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About Me

Education

  • 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)

Professional Experience

  • 2019-Present: Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Health, Science, and Technology, Karlstad University, Sweden.
  • 2019-Present: Excelence 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.