Contribution to Standards

  • Developed GRL Analysis Algorithms of ITU-T, Recommendation Z.151 (10/12): User Requirements Notation (URN) - Language Definition, Geneva, Switzerland, approved October 2012, Co-editors: Amyot, D. and Mussbacher, G.

Grants and Scholarships

  • Post-doctoral Marie Curie Grant - Fond Nationale de la Recherche de Luxembourg, 112,000 Euro for 2 years, 2014-2015
  • Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D) - NSERC, Canada, 70,000 CAD for 2 years, 2009-2011
  • Michael Smiths Foreign Study Supplements Program - NSERC, Canada, 6,000 CAD for 3 months, 2010
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship - OGS - Canada, 15,000 CAD, 2011-2012
  • University of Ottawa Excellence Scholarship - Canada, 94,000 CAD for 3 years, 2009-2012
  • University of Ottawa Admission Scholarship - Canada, 60,000 CAD for 2 years, 2007-2009
  • MCeTech Conference, Best Paper Award, 2007

Memberships

  • IEEE Member, 2007 - Present
  • IEEE CS Society Member, 2016 - Present
  • ACM - SIGSOFT Member, 2016 - Present
  • VP of Finance - Computer Science Graduate Student Association (CSGSA) -2011
  • VP of Communication - Computer Science Graduate Association (CSGSA - IGADI) - 2009

Languages

  • Trilingual: English, French and Persian (Mother Tongue)
  • German and Arabic - Intermediate
  • Italian - Beginner