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Moharram Challenger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Ege University, International Computer Institute, Office 206,

Bornova 35100, Izmir - Turkey.

Tel: +90-232-3113224




Moharram Challenger received his B.Sc., and M.Sc. degrees in computer engineering and software engineering from IAU-Shabestar and IAU-Arak Universities (Iran) in 2001 and 2005 respectively. He also received his Ph.D. in Information Technologies from International Computer Institute, Ege University, in Feb 2016. He was ranked as the 1st best and the 2nd best graduated students in his B.Sc. and M.Sc. After PhD., he has worked as an external Postdoc researcher in IT group, Wageningen University of Research (WUR) about 1 year.

During his professional life, from 2006 to 2010, he has been a tenure-track faculty member, as a lecturer, at computer engineering department, IAU-Shabestar University. Between Sep 2012-Dec 2016, he has been R&D director of UNIT IT Ltd. company in which they were leading an international ITEA project, called ModelWriter, among Belgium, Turkey and France for three years. Also, Moharram was the leader of work package 6 (Dissemination, Exploitation, and Standardization) of ASSUME project in which 39 partners (including Airbus, Bosch, Scania, Daimler, KHT Univ., KIT Univ. and so on) from five countries, Germany (as the leader), Sweden, Turkey, France, and the Netherlands are involved. Since, Jan 2017, Moharram is a member of faculty as Assistant Professor at International Computer Institute, Ege University.

In addition, Moharram has experience of executing three university projects in Iran, membership of one Turkish national project for 18 months, team leading of a bilateral project between Slovenia and Turkey for three years, and currently leading the team for a bilateral project between Portuguese and Turkey. Moharram has more than 37 publications in well-known journals (such as SQJ, CSI, EAAI, SP&E, IJCIS, ComSIS, MPE, COMLAN and IET) and conferences (such as ECOOP, SPLASH-AGERE, CAiSE, CompSAC, SAC, AAMAS-EMAS, QRS-MVV, ARCS-VERFE and FedCSIS). His research interests include domain-specific (modeling) languages, and multi-agent and IoT systems with a current focus on the formal semantics and systematic evaluation of DSMLs and MDE for IoT.

Software Engineering Research Laboratory (Ege-SERLab)