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Director

Bahman Zamani

director

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Bahman Zamani received his B.Sc. from the University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran, in 1991, and his M.Sc. from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1997, both in Computer Engineering (Software). He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, in 2009. From 1998 to 2003, he was a researcher and faculty member of the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST)—Isfahan branch. Dr. Zamani joined the Faculty of Computer Engineering at the University of Isfahan in 2009, as an Assistant Professor. In 2018, he was promoted to Associate Professor. His main research interest is Model-Driven Software Engineering (MDSE). He is the founder and director of MDSE research group at the University of Isfahan.
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Colleagues

Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi

Colleague (@University of Isfahan)

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Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Engineering Department at the University of Isfahan. She is an active member of the Model Driven Software Engineering Research Group at this University. She has completed her PhD in Computer Science at Kings College London in 2013. Her research interest includes Design patterns for Model Transformation, Specification and Verification of Model Transformations, Bidirectional Model Transformations, Domain-Specific Modelling Languages and Search-Based Software Engineering.
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Afsaneh Fatemi Khorasgani

Colleague (@University of Isfahan)

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Afsaneh Fatemi received her B.Sc. from the Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, in 1995, and her M.Sc. and Ph.D from the University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran in 2001 and 2012, all in Computer Software Engineering. She joined the Faculty of Computer Engineering at the University of Isfahan in 2013, as an assistant professor. Her main research interests lie in the fields of Complex Networks, Multi-Agent Systems, and Emergency-Response Systems’ Modeling. She has been collaborating with the MDSE research group from 2014.
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Behrouz Tork Ladani

Colleague (@University of Isfahan)

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Behrouz Tork Ladani holds a bachelor's in Computer Engineering from University of Isfahan, MSc. in Software Engineering from Amir Kabir University of Technology and a Ph.D. in Software Engineering from University of Tarbiat Modarres. He joined University of Isfahan (UI) in 2005 and currently is professor and dean of Faculty of Computer Engineering at this University. His research interest is around modeling, analysis and verification of security in information syetems including software security (vulnerability detection and malware analysis), and soft security (computational trust and rumor control in social networks).
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Leila Samimi-Dehkordi

COLLEAGUE (@Shahrekord University)

Leila Samimi-Dehkordi is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Engineering Department at Shahrekord University. She received her B.Sc. in Software Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) in March 2008 and an M.Sc. in Algorithms and Computation from University of Tehran (UT) in January 2011. She obtained Ph.D. in Software Engineering under supervision of Dr. Zamani and advision of Dr. Kolahdouz-Rahimi from University of Isfahan in April 2019. Her Ph.D. research was focusing on Model-Driven Development, Bidirectional Model Transformations, Traceability, and Change Propagations. She has joined to Model-Driven Software Engineering Research Group (MDSERG) in September 2012. Her research is now about model-driven and low-code development, gamification, and software language engineering.
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International Collaborators

Kevin Lano

International Collaborator (@King's College London)

Kevin Lano is a Professor in Software Engineering at King's College London. He specialises in model-based development and model transformations. He has over 150 publications and 9 books.
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Wahab Hamou-Lhadj

International Collaborator (@Concordia University)

Wahab Hamou-Lhadj is a Professor of Computer and Software Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University.
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Gerson Sunyé

International Collaborator (@University of Nantes)

Gerson Sunyé is an Associate Professor at the University of Nantes. Since 2018, He leads the Naomod research group, which is part of the LS2N research laboratory.
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Erwan Bousse

International Collaborator (@University of Nantes)

Erwan Bousse is Associate Professor at the University of Nantes (France) teaching software engineering at the Department of Computer Science. He is a member of the NaoMod group in the Laboratory of digital sciences of Nantes (LS2N).
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Mohammad Hamdaqa

International Collaborator (@University of Waterloo)

Mohammad Hamdaqa is a Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Waterloo (STAR research group). He received his PhD from University of Waterloo. His research interests include: Cloud Computing, Model-Driven Engineering, Domain-Specific Modeling Languages, Software Quality, Software Security, Social Network Analysis, and Semantic Web.
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Tanja Mayerhofer

International Collaborator

Tanja Mayerhofer is a post-doctoral researcher at the Business Informatics Group (BIG). She has studied Business Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology and received her PhD in 2014. Her PhD thesis is concerned with the development of executable modeling languages. The current research interests of Tanja are model-driven software engineering, language engineering, model execution, model analysis, model comparison, and model-driven reverse engineering. She has been involved in nationally and internationally funded research projects.
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PhD Students

Hamed Barangi

PhD STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2019
Thesis Title: --
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi       Co-Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Zahra Rajaee

PhD STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2018
Thesis Title: A model-driven framework for leveraging graph deep learning in model-driven engineering
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi   Advisors: Dr. Massimo Tisi & Dr. Frédéric Jouault
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Atefeh Nirumand

PhD STUDENT

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Start: Sep. 2018
Thesis Title: An Integrated Model-based Framework for Inter-App Communication Security Analysis of Android Apps
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani       Advisor: Dr. Behrouz Tork Ladani
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Meysam Karimi

PhD STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2017
Thesis Title: A Framework for Model Generation in the Context of Model Transformation Testing using Metaheuristic Algorithms
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi     Advisor: Dr. Javier Troya
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Samaneh HoseinDoost

PhD STUDENT

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Start: Sep. 2017
Thesis Title: A model-driven approach for modeling and assessment of coordination strategies for crisis response
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani     Co-Supervisor: Dr. Afsaneh Fatemi Khorasgani
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Hayyan Salman-Hasan

PhD STUDENT

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Start: Feb. 2017
Thesis Title: A Compiler for Defeating Anti-Analysis Techniques in Android Malware
Supervisor: Dr. Behrouz Tork Ladani     Co-Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Mohammadreza Sharbaf

PhD STUDENT

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Start: Sep. 2016
Thesis Title: A Framework for Semi-Automatic Conflict Management in Online and Offline Collaborative Modeling
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani     Co-Supervisor: Dr. Gerson Sunyé
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MSc Students

Abbas Rahimi

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2019
Thesis Title: --
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
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Mohammadreza Asadi

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2019
Thesis Title: --
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
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Kimiya Kolahdouz

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2019
Thesis Title: --
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
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Mohammadreza Talebi

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2019
Thesis Title: --
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
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Fatemeh Ali-Panah

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2019
Thesis Title: --
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Shayan Badiei

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2019
Thesis Title: --
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Mohammad-Sajad Kasaei

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2019
Thesis Title: --
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Hasti Mousavi

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2018
Thesis Title: A Model-Driven Framework for Gamification of Learning Introductory Programming
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi     Advisor: Dr. Leila Samimi Dehkordi
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Mohammad-Hadi Dehghani

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2018
Thesis Title: Extraction of Microservices from Monolithic Software Architectures via Model-Driven Reverse Engineering
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
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Mehdi Ziyaee

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2018
Thesis Title: A Model-Driven Framework for Code Generation of FPGA-Based Monitoring Systems in Industry 4.0
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani     Advisor: Dr. Ali Bohlooli
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Hanan Yousef-Daher

MSc STUDENT

Start: Feb. 2018
Thesis Title: A Domain-Specific Modeling Language For Modeling Emergency Evacuation Plans
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Maryam Mehrabi

MSc STUDENT

Start: Sep. 2017
Thesis Title: A Domain Specific Modeling Language for IoT-Based Health Monitoring Applicatins
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Alumni

Hossein Moradi

PHD

Start: Sep. 2013
Finish: Sep. 2020
Thesis Title: Model-Driven Development of Context-aware Service Composition
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani     Advisor: Dr. Kamran Zamanifar
Current Position: Faculty member of Birjand University of Technology
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Sara Adib

MSc

Start: Sep. 2017
Finish: Jun. 2020
Thesis Title: A Framework for Model-Driven Development of Context-Aware Recommender Mobile Applications
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Mohammad Derakhshandi

MSc

Start: Sep. 2016
Finish: Sep. 2019
Thesis Title: Using Model-Driven Approach for Developing Android Based Multiplayer 2D Games
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
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Fazilat Hojaji Najafabadi

PHD

Start: Sep. 2013
Finish: Jul. 2019
Thesis Title: Techniques to Compact Model Execution Traces in Model Driven Approach
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani     Advisor: Dr. Wahab Hamou-Lhadj
Current Position: Post-doc researcher at University of Limerick, Ireland
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Marzieh Ghorbani

MSc

Start: Sep. 2016
Finish: Jul. 2019
Thesis Title: A Novel Approach for Incremental Model Transformations with ETL
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Leila Samimi-Dehkordi

PHD

Start: Sep. 2012
Finish: Apr. 2019
Thesis Title: Model Driven Development of Bidirectional Transformations
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani     Advisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
Current Position: Assistant Professor at Shahrekord University
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Sorour Jahanbin

MSc

Start: Sep. 2016
Finish: Mar. 2019
Thesis Title: Presenting a new approach for generating test models in model transformation testing
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
Current Position: Ph.D. Student at University of York, Team member at Lowcomote Project
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Neda Karshenas

MSc

Start: Sep. 2015
Finish: Sep. 2018
Thesis Title: A New Approach for Application of Transformation Patterns in Model Transformation Language Using HOT
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi     Co-Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
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Sogol Faridmoayer

MSc

Start: Sep. 2015
Finish: Sep. 2018
Thesis Title: Improving Search-Based Optimization in Model Transformation for CRA Problem
Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
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Banafsheh Azizi

MSc

Start: Sep. 2015
Finish: Jan. 2018
Thesis Title: A Novel Approach for Verifying Epsilon Transformations
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani       Co-Supervisor: Dr. Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
Current Position: PHP Programmer at MabnaTelecom
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Atefeh Nirumand

MSc

Start: Sep. 2015
Finish: Jan. 2018
Thesis Title: A Model Driven Reverse Engineering Approach for Evaluating the Implemented Access Control Policies
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani       Advisor: Dr. Behrouz Tork Ladani
Current Position: Ph.D. Candidate at University of Isfahan
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Alireza Rouhi

PhD

Start: Sep. 2011
Finish: Sep. 2017
Thesis Title: Presenting a process for generating a pattern language verifier
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
Current Position: Assistant Professor at Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University
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Samaneh HoseinDoost

MSc

Start: Sep. 2014
Finish: Apr. 2017
Thesis Title: A Model Driven Framework for Developing Multi Agent Systems in Emergency Response Environments
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani       Co-Supervisor: Dr. Afsaneh Fatemi Khorasgani
Current Position: Ph.D. Candidate at University of Isfahan
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Zahra Jafari Fesharaki

MSc

Start: Sep. 2014
Finish: Feb. 2017
Thesis Title: Presenting Graphical Meta-model for Crisis Management using Multi-Agent Systems
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani       Advisor: Dr. Afsaneh Fatemi Khorasgani
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Amir Savari

MSc

Start: Sep. 2013
Finish: Dec. 2016
Thesis Title: A Model Driven Approach for Automatic Generation of Test Cases
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
Current Position: Software Engineer at Farakav Institute
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Mohammadreza Sharbaf

MSc

Start: Sep. 2014
Finish: Sep. 2016
Thesis Title: A New Approach for Detection and Resolution of Semantic Conflicts in Model Versioning
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
Current Position: Ph.D. Candidate at University of Isfahan & University of Nantes
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Rahim Lotfi

MSc

Start: Sep. 2013
Finish: Sep. 2015
Thesis Title: A New Pattern for Architectural Design of Enterprise Applications to Facilitate Automatic Code Generation
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
Current Position: Programmer at Heilton Group
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Mahsa Sadat Panahandeh

MSc

Start: Sep. 2012
Finish: Feb. 2015
Thesis Title: A Novel Approach for Improving Model Transformation Life Cycle
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
Current Position: Ph.D. Candidate, Research Assistant at University of Alberta
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Shiva Rasoulzadeh Sheikh

MSc

Start: Sep. 2012
Finish: Feb. 2015
Thesis Title: Presenting a UML Profile for Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
Current Position: Software Developer at Mojeshahr Company
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Tahereh Adamzadeh

MSc

Start: Sep. 2012
Finish: Feb. 2015
Thesis Title: A Modeling Language for Developing Multi-Agent Systems in Emergency Response Environments
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani       Advisor: Dr. Afsaneh Fatemi
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Mohammadreza Azodi

MSc

Start: Sep. 2011
Finish: Feb. 2015
Thesis Title: Variability Management in Service Oriented Architecture using Model Driven Methods
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
Current Position: Working at Cultural and Recreational of Isfahan Municipality
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Amin Rezaee

MSc

Start: Sep. 2011
Finish: Feb. 2014
Thesis Title: A New Approach to Optimized Generation of Test Cases using UML State Machines
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani
Current Position: Technical Manager at IRISA Company
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Mahboubeh Taghizadeh

MSc

Start: Sep. 2011
Finish: Feb. 2014
Thesis Title: A New Approach to Automated Testing of Access Control Policies using Model Based Technique
Supervisor: Dr. Bahman Zamani       Advisor: Dr. Behrouz Tork Ladani
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