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About Me

My name is Naghmeh Ramezani Ivaki. I was born and grown up in the beautiful north of Iran, Savadkuh, Mazandaran. I did my bachelor in Software Engineering at the University of Alzahra, and my master in IT Engineering at the Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), both in Tehran, capital of Iran. Then, I moved to Portugal. I did my PhD in Information Science and Technology at the University of Coimbra (UC). Currently, I am an invited assistant professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering and full member of Software and Systems Engineering Group (SSE) of the Centre for Informatics and Systems (CISUC), Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra .

Professional Experience

Teaching:

  • Invited Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra
  • Invited Assistant Professor at The Institute of Accounting and Administration (ISCAC) (February 2021 – September 2021)
  • Invited Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra (September 2018 – February 2019)
  • Invited Professor at the department of Informatics engineering, of the superior school of technology and management of Viseu of the polytechnic institute of Viseu (IPV) (September 2018 – February 2019)
  • Invited Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra (September 2017 – August 2018)
  • Invited Teaching Assistant at the Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra (February 2016 – August 2016)
  • Invited Teaching Assistant at the Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra (March 2015 – July 2015)

Research

Research Interests:

  • Secure Coding
  • Safety and security of Unmanned Areal vehicles (UAV) and U-space services
  • Security of Blockchain and Smart Contracts
  • Cyber-physical systems and Cybersecurity
  • Dependability and security of computer systems
  • Trust and trustworthiness in computer systems

My publications are available on ResearchGate, and the related citations are available on Google Scholar.

Click here to have access to my curriculum vitae.

My PhD thesis, entitled "Reliable Distributed Communication: Design Solutions and Protocols" and supervised by professor Filipe Araujo, is also available for download.

Current Research Projects:

  • ECSEL JU project VALU3S - Verification and Validation of Automated Systems’ Safety and Security. (May 2021 – April 2023)
  • European Project BUBBLES — Defining the BUilding Basic BLocks for a U-Space SEparation Management Service (May 2020 – October 2022)
  • FCT Project METRICS — Monitoring and Measuring Confidence in Critical Cloud Systems (August 2018 – July 2021)
  • European Project ADVANCE - Addressing Verification and Validation Challenges in Future Cyber-Physical Systems (January 2019 – December 2022)

Past Research Projects:

  • European Project ATMOSPHERE - Adaptive, Trustworthy, Manageable, Orchestrated, Secure, Privacy-assuring, Hybrid Ecosystem for REsilient Cloud Computing (November 2017 – October 2019)
  • FCT Project Advanced Analytics for Empirical Assessment of Cloud Resilience (2017 – 2018)
  • European Project EUBrasilCloudFORUM - Fostering an International dialogue between Europe and Brazil (March 2016 – December 2017)
  • European Project DEVASSES – DEsign, Verification and VAlidation of large scale, dynamic Service SystEmS (January 2014 – December 2017)
  • National Project iCIS – Intelligent Computing in the Internet of Services (January 2013 – December 2015)
  • European Project EDGeS - Enabling Desktop Grids for e-Science (February 2009 – April 2010)

Current Ph.D. Students:

  • Anamta Khan, Ph.D. student (September 2020 – now), University of Coimbra (advisor: Naghmeh Ivaki, co-advisor: Professor Henrique Madeira).
    Working on safety risk assessment of UAVs
  • Fernando Vidal, Ph.D. student (September 2021 - now), University of Coimbra (advisor: Naghmeh Ivaki, co-advisor: Professor Nuno Laranjeiro).
    o Working on revocation and security of blockchain systems
  • Omid Asghari, Ph.D. student (September 2021 - now), University of Coimbra (advisor: Naghmeh Ivaki, co-advisor: Professor Henrique Madeira).
    o Working on verification and validation of U-space services.

Current Master Students:

  • Frédéric Bogaerts
  • Maria Paula Viegas
  • Aldrey Villas Bôas Pedrazoli
  • Claton Matias
  • Luís Carlos Marques Pinheiro

Past Master Students:

  • Bruno Ribeiro Dias (His thesis won the APDC Best Thesis Award in 2022)
  • José Maria Campos Donato
  • Daniel Mendes
  • Artur Duarte Coutinho

Organization of Scientific Events

Recent International Conferences and Workshops:

  • Publication Co-chair of the 53nd Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2023).
  • Publicity & Social-Media Chair of the International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2023).
  • Publication Co-chair of the 33nd International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2022).
  • Workshop Co-chair of the 1st workshop on SAFELIFE - Safety, Security, and Privacy in Complex Artificial Intelligence based Systems, Co-located with LADC, November 22-26, 2021 - Florianópolis/SC, Brazil.
  • Student Forum Co-Chair of the 10th Latin-American Symposium on Dependable Computing (LADC 2021), Brazil.
  • Publication Co-chair of the 32nd International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2021), Wuhan, China.
  • Publicity Co-Chair and Participation in the Local organization of the 31th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2020), Coimbra, Portugal.
  • Publication Co-Chair of the 30th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2019), October 28 -31, Berlin, Germany.
  • Publication Chair of the 13th European Dependable Computing Conference (EDCC 2017), September 4-8, 2017, Geneva, Switzerland.

Other Events and Meetings:

  • Organization of the Software and Systems Engineering Group (SSE/CISUC) Special Interest Group on Dependability (SIGDEP) meetings, 2021/2022 edition
  • Participated in the local arrangements for the Hash Code – Google’s Coding Competitions, 2020, Coimbra Hub, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Labs & Tools

  • Boole: An on-line tool for building truth tables.

Contact

If you are a motivated student, willing to work on hot topics,
If you are a student with brilliant ideas,
If you are a hard worker and concentrated student looking for an appropriate environment for doing research,
If you want to do your Ph.D. in a highly professional and at the same time friendly environment,
Do not hesitate to contact me.

email naghmeh at dei.uc.pt

naghmeh.ivaki

contact_mail Departamento de Engenharia Informatica, POLO II - Pinhal de Marrocos, Coimbra, Portugal, 3030-290

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