ECE Concordia Univ.

Wahab Hamou-Lhadj, ing. (OIQ), Ph.D. (Ottawa U.),


Associate Professor
Program Director (Curriculum) (2013-Present)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Concordia University
1515 St. Catherine West
Montréeal, Québec H3G2W1, Canada
Office: EV 5.213
Tel: +1 514 848 2424 x.7949

Research and Consultancy Areas of Interest:

  • Software development, maintenance, and evolution
  • Software and business modeling
  • Software logging, monitoring, and tracing
  • Information technology, business process management, and lean thinking
  • Education in higher institutions

Recent Publications:
  • A. V. Miranskyy, A. Hamou-Lhadj, E. Cialini, A. Larsson, "Operational-Log Analysis for Big Data Systems: Challenges and Solutions," IEEE Software 33(2), pp. 52-59, 2016.
  • S. S. Murtaza, W. Khreich, A. Hamou-Lhadj, A. Benera, "Mining Trends and Patterns of Software Vulnerabilities," Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software (JSS), Volume 117, pp. 218-228, 2016.
  • L. Alawneh, A. Hamou-Lhadj, J. Hassine, "Segmenting Large Traces of Inter-Process Communication with a focus on High Performance Computing Systems," To Appear in the Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software (JSS), 2016.
  • M. Nayrolles, A. Hamou-Lhadj, S. Tahar, A. Larsson, "A Bug Reproduction Approach Based on Directed Model Checking and Crash Traces," Wiley Journal of Software: Evolution and Process (in press).
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Current Research Projects:

The following projects require expertise in: Software Engineering, Software Maintenance, Cybersecurity, Business Process Management, Big Data Analytics of Logs and Traces, Machine Learning, Data Mining.
  • OpenSim - An Open Architecture for Aircraft Simulation Integration and Monitoring Methods Using the HLA Standard. Partners: NSERC, CRIAQ, CIADI, Marinvent.
  • AHLS - Advanced Host-Level Surveillance. Partners: NSERC, DRDC, Ericsson, Ecole Polytéchnique de Montréal, ETS, University of Toronto
  • D2K - From Data 2 Knowledge for Better System Maintenance. Partners: MITACS, Ericsson
  • AVIO 508 - Diagnostics for Real Time Distributed Multi-core Architecture in Avionics. Partners: NSERC, CRIAQ, CAE, Opal-RT, Ecole Polytéchnique de Montréal

Conference Organization:
  • Workshop Chair: IWSF 2016 - The First International Workshop on Software Faults, co-located with ISSRE 2016, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • PC Member (Workshop proposals): MODELS 2016 - ACM/IEEE 18th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems
  • Workshop Chair: PCODA 2015 - The Sixth International Workshop on Program Comprehension through Dynamic Analysis
  • Indutry Track Chair: SANER 2015 - The 22nd IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering
  • Workshop Proposals Chair: MODELS 2015 - The ACM/IEEE 18th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems

N e w s

  • Sep. 16. I am glad to announce that my students and I have two research papers accepted at IBM CASCON 2016. You can access the papers here.
  • Sep. 16. The program of IWSF (1st International Workshop on Software Faults), co-located with ISSRE is now online. The workshop will be held on Monday Oct. 24 in Ottawa. You are welcome to attend the workshop.
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