Nasser Mustafa


Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carleton University, Canada

M.S. in Software Engineering
University of Ottawa, Canada

M.S. in Computer Science
California State University-Northridge, USA

B.S. in Computer Science
Yarmouk University, Jordan

Course Taught

CPS3500  Programming WWW

TECH2920  Computer Systems


Prof. Nasser Mustafa is an Assistant Professor at Wenzhou Kean University. He has a PhD degree in Electrical and Systems Engineering/ Software Engineering from Carleton University, Canada. He is a researcher and lecturer. His research interest is in Model Driven Development. Particularly, in traceability of heterogeneous artifacts in critical systems. He has research collaborations with several researchers in the USA, China, Canada, and Jordan. Prior to his employment at WKU, he held teaching and research positions at several universities including Carleton University, Canada, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Ajman University of Science and Technology in UAE, Westminster University in Sultanate of Oman, Philadelphia University  and Al al-Bayt University in Jordan. Prof. Mustafa worked also as IT Manager at the Ministry of Justice in UAE.

Research Interests

Prof. Mustafa research focuses on model driven developments and models transformation with particular with particular emphasis on automation systems developments using smart techniques such as Artificial Intelligence.

Selected Publications

1- N. Mustafa, Y. Labiche and D. Towey, “Mitigating Threats to Validity in Empirical Software Engineering: A Traceability Case Study,” 2019 IEEE 43rd Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2019, pp. 324-329, doi:10.1109/COMPSAC.2019.10227.
2- N. Mustafa, Y. Labiche and D. Towey, “Traceability in Systems Engineering: An Avionics Case Study,” 2018 IEEE 42nd Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Tokyo, 2018, pp. 818-823, doi: 10.1109/COMPSAC.2018.10345.
3- AN. Mustafa and Y. Labiche “Using Semantic Web to Establish Traceability Links Between Heterogeneous Artifacts”. In: Cabello E., Cardoso J., Maciaszek L., van Sinderen M. (eds) Software Technologies. ICSOFT 2017. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 868. Springer, Cham.
4- N. Mustafa and Y. Labiche, (2017). “Employing Linked Data in Building a Trace Links Taxonomy”. 12th International Conference on Software Technologies. Madrid, Spain, 2017, doi:186-198. 10.5220/0006471701860198.
5- N. Mustafa and Y. Labiche, “The Need for Traceability in Heterogeneous Systems: A Systematic Literature Review,” 2017 IEEE 41st Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Turin, 2017, pp. 305-310, doi: 10.1109/COMPSAC.2017.237.
6- N. Mustafa and Y. Labiche, “Towards traceability modeling for the engineering of heterogeneous systems,” 2015 3rd International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development (MODELSWARD), Angers, 2015, pp. 321-328.
7- N. Mustafa and Y. Labiche, “Modeling traceability for heterogeneous systems,” in 2015 10th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies (ICSOFT), Colmar, Alsace, France, 2015 pp. 1-9.
8- M. Pike, N. M. Mustafa, D. Towey and V. Brusic, “Sensor Networks and Data Management in Healthcare: Emerging Technologies and New Challenges,” 2019 IEEE 43rd Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2019, pp. 834-839, doi: 10.1109/COMPSAC.2019.00123.
9- Zhang X., Zhang J., Pike M., Mustafa N.M., Towey D., Brusic V. (2021) Sensor Networks and Personal Health Data Management: Software Engineering Challenges. In: Arai K., Kapoor S., Bhatia R. (eds) Proceedings of the Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2020, Volume 3. FTC 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1290. Springer, Cham.
10- N. M. F. Mustafa and G. V. Bochmann, “Transforming dynamic behavior specifications from activity diagrams to BPEL,” Proceedings of 2011 IEEE 6th International Symposium on Service Oriented System (SOSE), Irvine, CA, 2011, pp. 305-311, doi: 10.1109/SOSE.2011.6139121.
11- M. Rawashdeh, A. Alnusair, N. Mustafa, and M. Migdadi, “Multimedia Mobile Cloud Computing: Application models for performance enhancement,” 2016 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo Workshops (ICMEW), Seattle, WA, 2016, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ICMEW.2016.7574721.