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CIISE Distinguished Seminar: Towards Dependable Software Systems

Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering

Dr. Mohammad Zulkernine,
Queen's University

Date: April 11 (4 pm)
Location: EV3.309


Dependable software system is the key ingredient to success for most organizations in today’s world that is heavily dependent on information technology. This talk will discuss some of the research activities on techniques and methodologies for building and monitoring dependable software systems conducted within the Queen's Reliable Software Technology (QRST) research group. The talk will also focus on bridging some of the important gaps in the area of software reliability and security such as software building and monitoring, software fault/failure and security vulnerability/intrusion, software behavioral monitoring and intrusion detection under the hood of software engineering and security engineering.


Mohammad Zulkernine is a Canada Research Chair in Software Dependability and an Associate Professor at the School of Computing of Queen’s University, Canada. He leads the Queen’s Reliable Software Technology (QRST) research group. Dr. Zulkernine has taught and received his education in four countries on three continents (Bangladesh, Japan, Canada, and Italy). He received his BSc from Bangladesh (BUET), MEng from Japan, and PhD from Canada (Waterloo). Dr. Zulkernine's current research focuses on software reliability and security. His research projects are supported by a number of provincial and federal research funding agencies. He is also collaborating with various industrial research partners such as Bell Canada and IBM. Dr. Zulkernine is/was one of the program co-chairs of SSIRI ’11, COMPSAC ’12, and HASE ’14. He is a senior member of the IEEE, a member of the ACM, and a licensed professional engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada.

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