Moharram Challenger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Ege University, International Computer Institute,
Bornova, Izmir Turkey.

Tel: +90-232-3113224



Short Biography: 

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 2013, 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 Technical Consultant and 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 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, and team leading of a bilateral project between Slovenia and Turkey for three years. Moharram has more than 30 publications in well-known journals (such as ComLAN, SQJ, CSI, EAAI, SP&E, IJCIS, ComSIS, MPE, and LNBIP) and conferences (such as ECOOP, SPLASH, CAiSE, CompSAC, SAC and FedCSIS).

His research interests include domain-specific (modeling) languages, and multi-agent and distributed systems with a focus on the formal semantics and systematic evaluation of DSMLs. Currently he is dealing with model based development of IoT and WSNs.


Open Positions for MSc/PhD students:

There are several open positions for MSc/PhD students in my team.

Research areas will be around Advanced Software Engineering topics including:

-      Model-driven Development,

-      Language Engineering,

-      Embedded and IoT Software,

-      Multi-agent System,

-      Formal Methods in Software Engineering

Contact me for details!


Software Engineering Research Laboratory (Ege-SERLab)