DISA Lab

Data Intensive Software Analytics (DISA)

Current Students

  1. Abdullah Alamin (MSc from Winter 2021):
  2. Ajoy Das (MSc from Winter 2021)
    • Award: UofC Tuition Allowance 2021 – 2022 ($6K)
  3. Junaed Younus Khan (MSc from Spring 2021):
    • Paper: SANER 2021 x 1, MLWA 2021 x 1
    • Award: UofC Tuition Allowance 2021 – 2023 ($6K)
  4. Camilla Abdrazakov (From May 2021, Summer undergrad)
  5. Madhu Selvaraj (From May 2021, Summer undergrad)
  6. Hesham Elkaliouby (From May 2021, Summer undergrad)
  7. Sogol Shirali (From May 2021, Summer undergrad)
  8. Etienne Lagace (From May 2021, Summer undergrad)

Incoming Students

  1. Minaoar Hossain Tanzil (MSc from Fall 2021)

Past/Current Student Mentees

  1. Saikat Mandal, MSc (now PhD) student at University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
    • Paper: MSR 2021 x 1, ICSME 2020 RR x 1
    • Award: Best MSc Thesis Award 2020, Geddes Award 2019 (University of Saskatchewan)
  2. Partha Chakraborty, BSc at Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET).Paper: IST 2021 x 1, JREP 2021 x 1 (under review)
  3. Nibir Mandal, BSc at Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET).
    • Paper: TOSEM 2021 x 1 (under review)
  4. Khairul Islam, BSc at Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET).
    • Paper: IST 2021 x 1 (under review)

Research Collaborators

  • Foutse Khomh, Full Professor and FRQIVADO Research Chair on Software Quality Assurance for Machine Learning Applications, Polytechnique Montreal, Canada
  • Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Full Professor and Canada Research Chair (T1) on Empirical Software Engineering for IoT, Concordia University, Canada
  • Chanchal K Roy, Full Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • Alexander Serebrenik, Full Professor, University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Nicole Novielli, Assistant Professor, University of Bari, Italy
  • Anindya Iqbal, Associate Professor, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Bangladesh
  • Rifat Shahriyar, Associate Professor, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Bangladesh
Notes to Prospective Students

I have openings for multiple full-funded Masters and PhD student positions under my supervision at the ESE (Electrical and Software Engineering) department of University of Calgary. Please feel free to send me your CV, along with your academic transcripts and a list of your publications (if any).

My students/mentees regularly publish in reputed top quality peer-reviewed journals and conferences. For example, one of our works is recently featured in numerous news (e.g., BBC news) and interviewed by Stack Overflow blogs and Register UK online news (please see Media Coverage of our research works).

University of Calgary is among the top six ranked research universities in Canada. Calgary is the third largest city in Canada. Calgary is a vibrant and beautiful city, surrounded by mountains. Calgary has a multi-cultural population. Calgary is focusing extensively on data science skills to diversify its Economy towards a data-centric entrepreneur culture. This is a great time to be in Calgary and to be in Canada.

The students need to be self-motivated and hardworking. It’s ideal for the students to have good programming background, such as in Python, R, Java, etc. In addition, previous experience in machine learning will be considered as an asset. It’s important for the students to have good communication skills through wrteup and presentations.