Dr. Shafagh Jafer

Assistant Professor, Software Engineering

 

Department of Electrical, Computer, Systems, and Software Engineering

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

600 S. Clyde Morris Blv., Daytona Beach, FL, US 32114

 

Office: 157 LB
Email: jafers[AT]erau.edu

 

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Springsim 2014 Call for Papers

Participate in SpringSim'14 ANSS, Tampa, FL, April 13-16 2014


                You can find my updated CV here

 

Academic Career

        Assistant Professor, Software Engineering, University of Virginia at Wise, VI, USA                   Aug. 2011 - May 2012

        Assistant Professor, Software Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering, WI, USA            Aug. 2012 - May 2013


Current Professional Activities

Membership at Professional Societies        

  • IEEE
  • IEEE WIE (Women in Engineering)
  • ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education)
  • SWE (Society of Women Engineers)

Education

Ph.D.   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada                        Sept. 2011

   Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement

 Dissertation: Parallel Simulation Techniques for Large-Scale Discrete Event Models   Advisor: Dr. Gabriel Wainer

 

M.A.Sc.   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada                      Aug. 2007

 Dissertation: New Algorithms for the Parallel CD++ Simulation Environment

 B.Eng.     Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada                        Apr. 2005

 


HONORS AND AWARDS

  •  Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement (Ph.D.), Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 2011
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ontario, Canada, 2011–2012 
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ontario, Canada, 2010–2011 
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, Ontario, Canada, 2009–2010 
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ontario, Canada, 2008–2009 
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, Ontario, Canada, 2007–2008 
  • Precarn Scholarship, Canada, 2007 
  • Precarn Scholarship, Canada, 2008 
  • Bill Hersh Memorial Scholarship, Canada, 2008
  • Dean of Graduate Studies Academic Excellence Scholarship, Carleton University, 2007–2011 
  • Graduate Scholarship, Carleton University, 2007-2011 
  • Graduate Scholarship, Carleton University, 2005-2007   

PUBLICATIONS (get the PDF files here: ARS Lab Publications)

 

Articles in Journals

  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Synchronization Strategies for Parallel Simulation of Large-Scale DEVS-based Models”. Submitted to JCA:  Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, 2012.
  • S. Jafer, Q. Liu, and G. Wainer. “Synchronization Methods in Parallel Discrete-Event Simulation “. Elsevier (SIMPAT), 2012.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Parallel Algorithms for Cellular Models Simulation”. Parallel Processing Letters (PPL) Journal, International Conference on Unconventional Computation, 2007.
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Book Chapters

  • G. Wainer, Q. Liu, and S. Jafer, “Parallel Simulation of DEVS and Cell-DEVS models in CD++”. In Discrete-Event Modeling and Simulation: Theory and Applications, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 226-272, 2010.


Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • S. Jafer, Y. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Data Mining with Cellular Discrete-Event Modeling and Simulation”. Submitted to the Springsim ’12 Multiconference, Orlando. 2012.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Conservative Synchronization Methods for Parallel DEVS and Cell-DEVS”. Proceedings of Summersim’11, Netherlands. 2011.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “A Performance Evaluation of the Conservative DEVS Protocol in Parallel Simulation of DEVS-based Models “. Proceedings of Springsim’11, 2011.
  • M. Moallemi, S. Jafer, A. Seyed, and G. Wainer. “Interfacing DEVS and Visualization Models for Emergency Management”. Proceedings of Springsim’11, 2011.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Global Lookahead Management (GLM) Protocol for Conservative DEVS Simulation”. Proceedings of DS-RT 2010, Virginia, USA. 2010.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Conservative DEVS - A Novel Protocol for Parallel Conservative Simulation of DEVS and Cell-DEVS Models “, Proceedings of SpringSim’10, Orlando, USA. 2010.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Conservative vs. Optimistic Parallel Simulation of DEVS and Cell-DEVS: A Comparative Study “, SummerSim’10, Canada. 2010.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Flattened Conservative Parallel Simulator for DEVS and CELL-DEVS”, In Proceedings of International Conferences on Computational Science and Engineering, Vancouver, 2009.
  • S. Jafer, G. Wainer, M. Bonaventura, and R. Castro. “Algoritmos conservadores para simuladores achatados DEVS y Cell-DEVS”. In Proceedings of 38 JAIIO - High Performance Computing (HPC 2009), pp.36-51, 2009. (In Spanish)
  • Sanz, V., S. Jafer, G. Wainer, G. Nicolescu, A. Urquia, and S. Dormido. “Hybrid Modeling of OptoElectrical Interfaces Using DEVS and Modelica”. In Proceedings of the DEVS Integrative M&S Symposium, Springsim’09. San Diego, CA, USA. 2009.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Event Behavior of Discrete Event Simulations in CD++ Vs. NS-2”. Poster In Proceedings of Spring Simulation Multiconference, SpringSim, Ottawa, April 2008.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Advanced Parallel/Distributed Simulation Benchmark for Cellular Models”. Poster In Proceedings of AI/ GI/ CRV/ IS Annual Conference, Windsor, May 2008.
  • Al-aubidy, B., Dias A.,  Bain R.,  Jafer, S.,  M. Dumontier, G. Wainer, and J. Cheetham. “Advanced DEVS models with applications to biomedicine”. In Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence, Simulation and Planning, Buenos Aires, Argentina. AIS 2007.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “An Environment for Advanced Parallel Simulation of Cellular Models”. In Proceedings of The International Conference on Unconventional Computation – UC’07. August 2007.
  • S. Jafer, and G. Wainer. “Intelligent Computational Simulation Methods for Biomedical Applications”. Poster In Proceedings of AI/ GI/ CRV/ IS Annual Conference, Montreal, May 2007.
  • R. S. Bain, S. Jafer, M. Domontier, J. J. Cheetham, and G. Wainer. “Vesicle, Synapsin And Actin Concentration Time Series Modelling At The Presynaptic Nerve Terminal”. Poster In Proceedings of Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology Symposium, Progress in Systems Biology, Ottawa, October 2006.

Courses Taught

Software Development I (SE-1011) : fall 2012  

Software Engineering Tools/Practice (SE-1011) : fall 2012  

Software Development II (SE-1021) : winter 2013  

Software Component Design (SE-2811) : winter 2013  

Data Structures (SE-2850) : spring 2013  

Introduction to Software Verification (SE-2831) : spring 2013  

Introduction to Software Engineering (SWE 2300) : fall 2011  

Software Quality Assurance (SWE 3201) : fall 2011  

Computer Architecture (CSC 4300) : fall 2011  

Software Requirements and Modeling (SWE 3220) : winter 2012  

Modeling and Simulation (CSC 4500) : winter 2012  

Computer Systems Foundations Software Development (SYSC2001) : fall term of: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010  

Real-Time Concurrent Systems (SYSC3303) : winter term of: 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011

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