Ahmed E. Hassan

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ICSE 2011 Roles

  • Technical Briefings Presenter


Ahmed E. Hassan is the NSERC RIM Industrial Research Chair in Software Engineering of Ultra Large Scale Software Engineering. He is currently at the School of Computing at Queen’s University in Canada. He received both the Ph.D. and MMath degrees from the School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo in Canada. His research interests include mining software engineering data, performance engineering, and distributed fault tolerant systems. Dr. Hassan spent the early part of his career (5 yrs) helping architect the Blackberry wireless platform at Research In Motion (RIM). He contributed to the development of protocols, simulation tools, and software to ensure the scalability and reliability of RIM’s global infrastructure. Dr. Hassan spearheaded the organization and creation of the Mining Software Repositories (MSR) workshop series (http://msrconf.org/) at ICSE and its associated research community. He recently coedited a special issue of the IEEE Transaction on Software Engineering (TSE) on MSR. He is currently the chair of the steering committee for the MSR working conference, the largest co-located event with ICSE over the past seven years. He served as the program chair for WCRE 2008. He presented tutorials on Mining Software Engineering Data, with Dr. Tao Xie, 3 hours, at ICSEs 2007-2010.


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