Measures of Esteem

Scientific Acknowledgments and Awards
2020Best Paper Award

46th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA’20)

2018Best Paper Candidate

12th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’18)

2018Open Data Recognition Award

12th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’18)

2018Teaching Award

Brunel University Annual Teaching Awards, Best Team Effort Award in Computer Science

2016Best Paper Award

10th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’16)

2016Best Paper Award

12th International Conference on Predictive Models and Data Analytics in Software Engineering (PROMISE’16)

2016Highly Commended Paper

20th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE'16)

2011Best Paper Candidate

37th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (EUROMICRO-SEAA'11)

2010Best Paper Candidate

1st International Conference on Lean Enterprise Software and Systems (LESS'10)

2009Best Paper Award

5th International Conference on Predictor Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'09)

Editorial Tasks
  1. Associate Editor: ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM)
  2. Associate Editor: Automated Software Engineering (ASE)
  3. Senior Associate Editor: Journal of Systems and Software (JSS)
  4. Editorial Board Member: Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE)
  5. Editorial Board Member: Information and Software Technology Journal (IST)
  6. Editorial Board Member: Software Quality Journal (SQJ)
  7. Review Board Member: IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE)
Organising Roles in Academic Events

Steering/ Organising Committee

  • ICSE'21: 43rd International Conference on Software Engineering (Data Chair)
  • ESEM: International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (2017 - 2019)
  • PROMISE: International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (2012 - 2018)
  • RAISE: International Workshop on Realizing Artificial Intelligence Synergies in Software Engineering (since 2014)

General Chair

  • PROMISE: International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (2016 - 2018)

PC Chair

  • (Co-chair) 7th International Workshop on Realizing Artificial Intelligence Synergies in Software Engineering (RAISE’19 in ICSE’19)
  • (Co-chair) 11th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM'17)
  • (Co-chair)18th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Process Improvement (PROFES'17)
  • (Co-chair) 5th International Workshop on Realizing Artificial Intelligence Synergies in Software Engineering (RAISE’16 in ICSE’16)
  • (Co-chair) 4th International Workshop on Realizing Artificial Intelligence Synergies in Software Engineering (RAISE’15 in ICSE’15)
  • (Co-chair) 3rd International Workshop on Realizing Artificial Intelligence Synergies in Software Engineering (RAISE’14 in ICSE’14)
  • 9th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'13)

Workshops & Tutorials Chair

  • 13th International Conference on Product Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES'12)

Proceedings Chair

  • 11th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'15)

Publicity Chair

  • 10th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'14)
  • 2nd International NSF sponsored Workshop on Realizing AI Synergies in Software Engineering (RAISE’13 in ICSE'13)
  • 8th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'12)
  • NSF Workshop: Planning Future Directions in Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering (AISE’12)

Social Media Chair

  • 10th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM'16)

Local Organizing Committee

  • 37th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA'11)
  • 20th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS'05)
  • 8th International Symposium on Computer Networks (ISCN'08)
  • 7th International Symposium on Computer Networks (ISCN'06)
  • 15th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS'07)
PC Memberships
  1. 36th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2021)
  2. 15th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’21)
  3. 47th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA’21) Track: AI4DevOps
  4. Security, AI, Architecture and Modelling for Next Generation Mobility (Eclipse SAAM Mobility'21)
  5. 14th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’20)
  6. 16th International Conference on Predictive Models and Data Analytics in Software Engineering(PROMISE'20)
  7. 41st ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’19)
  8. 13th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’19)
  9. 27th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC'19)
  10. 15th International Conference on Predictive Models and Data Analytics in Software Engineering(PROMISE'19)
  11. 45th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA’19) Track: Estimation and Prediction in Software Engineering
  12. 12th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’18)
  13. 44th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA’18) Track: Software Management: Measurement, Peopleware and Innovation
  14. 44th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA’18) Track: Estimation and Prediction in Software Engineering
  15. 44th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA’18) Track: Software Analytics
  16. 30th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE’18)
  17. 11th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology (QUATIC’18)
  18. 2nd International Workshop on Software Engineering Curricula for Millennials (SECM’18, in ICSE’18)
  19. (ERP Member) 32nd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2017)
  20. 43rd EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications(SEAA’17) Track: Estimation and Prediction in Software Engineering
  21. 39th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’17) Track: Software Engineering in Practice
  22. 10th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’16)
  23. 12th International Conference on Predictive Models and Data Analytics in Software Engineering(PROMISE'16)
  24. 17th International Conference on Product Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES'16)
  25. 42nd EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications(SEAA’16) Track: Software Management
  26. 42nd EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications(SEAA’16) Track: Estimation and Prediction in Software Engineering
  27. 28th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering(SEKE’16)
  28. 9th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’15)
  29. 9th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’15): Industrial Experience Track
  30. (ERP Member) 30th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2015)
  31. 11th International Conference on Predictive Models and Data Analytics in Software Engineering(PROMISE'15)
  32. 41st EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA'15) Track: Software Management
  33. 41st EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA'15) Track: Estimation and Prediction in Software Engineering
  34. 2nd International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Requirements Engineering (AIRE'15)
  35. 16th International Conference on Product Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES'15)
  36. 16th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP'15): Industry & Practice Track
  37. 27th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering(SEKE'15)
  38. 9th National Symposium on Software Engineering (UYMS'15)
  39. 8th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’14): Short Papers and Posters Track
  40. 8th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’14): Industrial Experience Track
  41. 10th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'14)
  42. 15th International Conference on Product Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES'14)
  43. 15th International Conference on Product Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES'14) Doctoral Symposium
  44. 15th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP'14) Workshops and Tutorials Track
  45. 2nd International Workshop on Data Analysis Patterns in Software Engineering (DAPSE'14, in ICSE'14)
  46. 40th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA'14) Track: Software Management
  47. 40th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA'14) Track: Estimation and Prediction in Software Engineering
  48. 1st International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Requirements Engineering (AIRE'14)
  49. The 26th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'14)
  50. 7th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’13): Short Papers and Posters Track
  51. 29th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, Early Research Achievements Track (ICSM ERA'13)
  52. 39th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA'13) Special Track: Estimation and Prediction in Software Engineering
  53. 2nd International NSF sponsored Workshop on Realizing AI Synergies in Software Engineering (RAISE’13, in ICSE'13)
  54. International Workshop on Data Analysis Patterns in Software Engineering (DAPSE'13, in ICSE'13)
  55. 14th International Conference on Product Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES'13)
  56. 3rd International Conference on Communications and Information Technology: Computational Intelligence Applications in Software Engineering – Special Session (CIASE'13)
  57. 13th International Conference on Product Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES'12): Short Papers
  58. NSF Workshop: Planning Future Directions in Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering (AISE’12)
  59. 8th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'12)
  60. 38th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA'12) Special Track: Estimation and Prediction in Software Engineering
  61. 7th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'11)
  62. 37th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA'11) Special Track: Estimation and Prediction in Software Engineering
  63. 3rd National Symposium on Software Engineering (UYMS'11)
  64. 6th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'10)
  65. 19th Annual International Conference of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CASCON'09)
  66. 2nd National Symposium on Software Engineering (UYMS'09)
Peer Review Record

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External Referee
  1. Expert Witness: Prepared a report for the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Australia (2020)
  2. External Evaluator for Professorship - University of Helsinki (2018)
  3. Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (2013)
  4. Research Council of Norway (2011)
  5. Expert Witness: Prepared 10+ reports for Turkish judicial courts in IT related cases, 2005 - 2008.
Invited Talks and Lectures
  1. Invited Talk: Monash Univ., Melbourne, Australia, February 2018.
  2. Invited Talk: Ryerson Univ., Toronto, Canada, June 2016.
  3. Invited Talk: Brunel University, London, UK, November 2015.
  4. Inauguration Lecture: University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, August 2015.
  5. Invited Talk: University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, July 2015.
  6. Invited Panel Speaker: ISERN’14, Turin, Italy, September 2014.
  7. Invited Talk: Carnegie Mellon University, Mountain View, US, May 2014.
  8. Invited Lecturer: Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain, March 2014
  9. Invited Talk: Ryerson Univ., Toronto, Canada, May 2013.
  10. Invited Talk: Ryerson Univ., Toronto, Canada, June 2012.
  11. Invited Panel Speaker: PROMISE’11, Ban↵, Canada, September 2011.
  12. Invited Talk: Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, Dec 2010.
  13. Invited Talk: ScanAgile Conference, Finland, October 2009
Research Visits
  1. Invited Participant: (4 days) Shonan Seminar on Data-driven Search-based Software Engineering, Japan, December 2017
  2. Visiting Professor: (17 days) Ryerson Univ., Toronto, CA, June 2016.
  3. Visiting Professor: (4 days) Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain, December 2015.
  4. Visiting Professor: (4 days) Brunel University, UK, November 2015.
  5. Visiting Professor: (3 days) University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, July 2015.
  6. Visiting Professor: (21 days) Carnegie Mellon University, Mountain View, US, May 2014.
  7. Invited Participant: (6 days) Dagstuhl Seminar on Software Analytics, Germany, June 2014.
  8. Visiting Professor: (5 days) BTH SERL, Karlskrona, Sweden, June 2014.
  9. Visiting Professor: (7 days) Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain, March 2014.
  10. Visiting Researcher: (7 days) BTH SERL, Karlskrona, Sweden, March/April 2013.
  11. Visiting Researcher: (15 days) Ryerson Univ., Toronto, CA, November 2012.
  12. Visiting Researcher: (2 months) Ryerson Univ., Toronto, CA, June-July 2012.
  13. Visiting Researcher: (4 days) Microsoft Research, Redmond, US, April 2009.
  14. ERASMUS teaching visits: (1 week each) to Bogazici University, Turkey, 2011, 2012 & 2013.
Professional Memberships
  1. Senior Member, ACM
  2. Senior Member, IEEE
  3. Member, ACM SIGSOFT
  4. Member, IEEE Computer Society