Wasif Afzal, Professor


Wasif Afzal completed his M.Sc., Licentiate and Ph.D. in Software Engineering from Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Sweden in 2007, 2009 and 2011 respectively. He was a post doctoral researcher at BTH between September 2011 and March 2012. From September 2011 to August 2013 he was also an assistant professor in software engineering at Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan. 

Wasif Afzal likes to do empirical research within software engineering in general and within software verification and validation in particular. Some keywords that describe his interests are (not exhaustive): software testing and quality assurance, prediction and estimation in software engineering, application of artificial intelligence techniques in software engineering (including search-based software engineering), decision-making based on software analytics, software metrics and evidential assessment of software engineering literature. Here is his Google Scholar profile.

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Latest publications:

Detecting Inconsistencies in Annotated Product Line Models (Oct 2020)
Damir Bilic, Jan Carlson, Daniel Sundmark, Wasif Afzal, Peter Wallin
Proceedings of the 24th ACM Conference on Systems and Software Product Line: Volume A - Volume A (SPLC 2020)

A Novel Methodology to Classify Test Cases Using Natural Language Processing and Imbalanced Learning (Aug 2020)
Sahar Tahvili, Leo Hatvani, Enislay Ramentol , Rita Pimentel , Wasif Afzal, Francisco Herrera
Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (EAAI)

Intermittently Failing Tests in the Embedded Systems Domain (Jul 2020)
Per Erik Strandberg, Thomas Ostrand, Elaine Weyuker, Wasif Afzal, Daniel Sundmark
International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA'20)

Superlinear and Bandwidth Friendly Geo-replication for Store-And-Forward Systems (Jul 2020)
Daniel Brahneborg, Wasif Afzal, Adnan Causevic, Mats Björkman
15th International Conference on Software Technologies (ICSOFT 2020)

Application of Blockchain and Internet of Things to Ensure Tamper-Proof Data Availability for Food Safety (May 2020)
Adnan Iftekhar , Xiaohui Cui , Mir Hassan , Wasif Afzal
Journal of Food Quality (JFQ)

Towards a Taxonomy for Eliciting Design-Operation Continuum Requirements of Cyber-Physical Systems (May 2020)
Jon Ayerdi , Aitor Garciandia , Aitor Arrieta , Wasif Afzal, Eduard Paul Enoiu, Aitor Agirre , Goiuria Sagardui , Maite Arratibel , Ola Sellin
28th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'20)

PhD students supervised as main supervisor:

Daniel Brahneborg
Daniel Flemström
Muhammad Nouman Zafar

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Damir Bilic
Kivanc Doganay
Per Erik Strandberg