Atef Shalan is an assistant professor at the College of Science, Technology, and Mathematics (STM). Dr. Shalan has received his PhD in Computer Science from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, where he belonged to the Queen’s Reliable Software Technology (QRST) research group and Software Engineering Research Lab (SERL). He has obtained his MSc degree in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from Lakehead University, Thunder bay, Ontario, Canada. Prior to joining Alderson Broaddus University in 2015, Dr. Shalan served as a visiting assistant professor at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and as an assistant professor at Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The research of Dr. Shalan sprawls across a number of software engineering areas including system dependability, methods and tools for reliable software, architectural representations and control flow monitoring, error detection and failure prediction, and autonomic software systems. His research activities include conference chairing, program committee, invited talks, session chairing, and peer reviewing. Frequently, he provides professional services for several software research venues such as EWAD, SERE, DSN, SPE, QSIC, TDSE, and ACM SAC. Dr. Shalan is also a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM. Throughout his years of industrial experience in the field of software engineering and information technology, Dr. Shalan has served in a number of national and international organizations including software manufacturers, consulting firms, and business organizations. His professional accomplishments have spanned software design and development, business process analysis and implementation, and project planning and management. His successful software projects involved small to large systems and spread across multiple business areas including manufacturing, distribution, accounting, and real estate management. For latest information about Dr. Shalan’s teaching and research activities click here.