ECE Concordia Univ.

Services to the University and Scientific Community at large

Concordia University:
  • Undergraduate Program (Curriculum and CEAB Graduate Attributes) Director (2013-2015)
  • Faculty Council (2014 - 2016)
  • Department Performance Committee (2013 - 2015)
  • Capstone Project Evaluation Committee (2014)
  • Teaching and Learning Committee (2009-2011 / 2013-2014 / 2014-2015 (chair))
  • Graduate Attributes - Problem Analysis Committee (2011-2012)
  • Student Awards Committee (2010–2012)
  • Student Tribunal Committee (2008–2010)
  • Student Request Committee (2010-2012)
  • Hiring Committee (Real-Time Embedded Systems position) (2007–2008)
  • Student Recruitment Committee, (2008–2010 & 2011-2012)
  • Research Committee (2009-2010) (replacing a colleague who was on sabbatical)
Professional Memberships:
  • Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) since 2010
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 2003
  • Member of the IEEE Computer Society since 2004
  • Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) since 2006
  • Member of the American Society of Quality (Software) in 2009
Professional Activities:
  • IEEE Montreal Section Computer Society Chapter Chair since Jan. 2011
  • IEEE Montreal Section Professional Development Committee Chair since 2013
  • Editor-In-Chief: IEEE Canadian Review since 2012
  • Managing Editor of the IEEE Canadian Review (Nov. 2011 to Aug. 2012)
  • Editor-in-Chief: IEEE Montreal Section Newsletter since Jan. 2011 to Present
Conference & Workshop Organization:
  • Chair: The International Workshop on Program Comprehension through Dynamic Analysis (PCODA), 2015, co-located with SANER'15
  • Industry Track Co-chair: SANER 2015 (the first joint conference between WCRE and CSMR)
  • Student Activity Chair: 25th Annual Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 12)
  • General Chair: The ITNG Software Compliance Track, 2009.
  • Co-Chair: The ITNG Software Engineering Education Track, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Guest Editor: Special Issue on Program Comprehension through Dynamic Analysis, published in the Journal on Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practices, Wiley, 2007.
  • Co-founder and co-chair: The International Workshop on Program Comprehension through Dynamic Analysis (PCODA), 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2010 co-located with the IEEE Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE).
Evaluation of Articles for Scientific Journals:
  • Empirical Software Engineering Journal
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
  • Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA)
  • Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software (JSS)
  • IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
  • Springer Journal on Empirical Software Engineering
  • Wiley Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice
  • Elsevier Journal of Science of Computer Programming
  • LNCS Transactions on Computational Science
  • Journal of ACM Computing Surveys
  • Emerald International Journal of Web Information Systems
  • International Journal of Computer and Informatics (Informatica)
Program Committee Member (selected conferences)
  • The 22nd IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER'15), ERA Track, 2015
  • The 22nd IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER'15), 2015
  • The 20th IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC), 2013
  • The 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), 2013
  • The 20th IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC), 2012
  • IEEE 19th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE), 2012
  • IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Security and Defence Applications (CISDA), 2012
  • 5Th Symposium on Foundations and Practice of Security (FPS) – PC member and session chair, 2012
  • 1st International Workshop on Volatility and Complexity of Software Systems co-located with the 16th IEEE European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR), 2012
  • The 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), 2012
  • The 2012 Summer FTRA International Symposium on Advances in Cryptography, Security and Applications for Future Computing (ACSA-Summer), 2012
  • 19th IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC), 2011
  • IADIS International Conference on Internet Technologies & Society (ITS), 2011
  • The 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), 2011
  • 1st International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Science (LISS), 2011
  • Second ACM International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering (C3S2E), 2009
  • The 18th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND DATA ENGINEERING (SEDE), 2009
  • The 15th IEEE Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE), 2008
  • The 24th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM), 2008
  • The SERSC International Conference on Security Technology (SecTech), 2008
  • First International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering (C3S2E), 2008
Evaluation of Grant/Research Proposal for Government Agencies:
  • MITACS Accelerate
  • Defence R&D Canada
  • NSERC Discovery
  • The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)
  • Fond National de la Recherche Luxembourg
  • Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)