photo-smallI am a Ph.D. candidate in the department of computer science and software engineering at Concordia University under Dr. Emad Shihab supervision. He received his master degree in Software Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM). Ahmad’s research interests include Software Bots, Mining Software Repositories, Empirical Software Engineering, Software Measurements and Metrics, and Software Quality Assurance in software engineering.

Publications

  • A. Abdellatif, Y. Zeng, M. Elshafei, E. Shihab, and W. Shang, “Simplifying the Search of npm Packages”, Elsevier’s Journal of Information and Software Technology, Accepted 2020.
  • A. Abdellatif, D. Elias Costa, K. Badran, R. Abdalkareem, and Emad Shihab, “Challenges in Chatbot Development: A Study of Stack Overflow Posts“,  In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR’20), Accepted 2020.
  • A. Abdellatif, K. Badran, and E. Shihab, “MSRBot: Using Bots to Answer Questions from Software Repositories”, Springer’s Journal of Empirical Software Engineering, Accepted 2019
  • A. Abdellatif, M. Alshayeb, S. Zahran, M. Niazi, “A measurement framework for software product maturity assessment”, Journal of Software: Evolution and Process, Accepted 2019
  • Sajid Anwer, Ahmad Adbellatif, Mohammad Alshayeb, Muhammad Shakeel Anjum, “Effect of Coupling on Software Faults: An Empirical Study”, International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE 2017)
  • Alshayeb; Mohammad, Abdellatif; Ahmad, Zahran; Sami and Niazi; Mahmood, “Method, apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable media for the assessment of software products”, US Patent No. 9,558,098, January 31, 2017.
  • Mohammad Alshayeb, Ahmad Abdellatif, Sami Zahran, Mahmood Niazi,Towards a Framework for Software Product Maturity Measurement”, The Tenth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances (ICSEA 2015)

Posters

  • A. Abdellatif, K. Badran, and E. Shihab, “A Comparison of Natural Language Understanding (NLUs) Engines for Software Bots” at Consortium for Software Engineering Research, Fall 2019 Meeting, Markham, Toronto, Canada [Best Postercup].

Service

  • Reviewer: EMSE ’21 – Springer’s Journal of Empirical Software Engineering.
  • Shadow-PC: MSR ’21 – 18th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (main research)
  • Web Chair: BotSE ’21 – The Third International Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering (co-located with ICSE 2021).
  • Reviewer: TSE ’20 – Transactions on Software Engineering.
  • Reviewer: PeerJ ’20 – PeerJ Computer Science Journal.
  • Sub-reviewer: IST ’20 –Elsevier’s Journal of Information and Software Technology.
  • Sub-reviewer: IEEE Software ’20 – IEEE Software Journal.
  • Sub-reviewer: SANER ’20 – 27th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (main research).
  • Web Chair: BotSE ’20 – The Second International Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering (co-located with ICSE 2020).
  • Web Chair: BotSE ’19 – The First International Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering (co-located with ICSE 2019).
  • Sub-reviewer: ICPC ’18 – 26th IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension (main research).
  • Sub-reviewer: MSR ’18 – The 15th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (main research).
  • Sub-reviewer: SANER ’18 – 25th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (main research).

Student Volunteer

  • The 42nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’20), Seoul, South Korea.
  • The 41st ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’19), Montreal, QC, Canada.

Teaching Assistant

  • SOEN-490SS: Capstone Software Engineering Design Project (Winter 2020)
  • SOEN-691E: Software Re-engineering (Winter 2020).
  • SOEN-490SS: Capstone Software Engineering Design Project (Fall 2019)
  • SOEN-691E: Software Re-engineering (Winter 2019).
  • SOEN 341: Software Process (Fall 2018)

Awards

  • Concordia Merit Scholarship 2018
  • Concordia International Tuition Award of Excellence 2017

Contact

Email: a_bdella [at] encs [dot] concordia [dot] ca
Alternative Email: ahmad.k.abdellatif [at] gmail [dot] com