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Dr Bahram Khalili

Name

[Dr Bahra Khalili Najafabadi]
  • Other Faculty, Computer Science and Engineering
 khalili@uta.edu

Education

    • 1996 PhD in Computer Science
      Southern Methodist University, 1996
    • 1991 MS in Computer Science
      Southern Methodist University, 1991
    • 1984 BS in Computer Science & Combinatorics & Optimization
      University of Waterloo, 1984

Licensure and Certifications

    • 1998 Agile - Scrum Agile Certification
      Software Engineering Agile Methodology expert (Scrum). Teacher and consultant

Appointments

    • Oct 1991 to Nov 2002 Manager and Senior Technical Advisor
      Fidelity Investments (Dallas, TX, United States)
      During the 11-year service at Fidelity, I was involved in various technical and managerial roles for delivering Software Engineering products in the Web, Voice, Human Interface, and Distributed Communications areas. The common denominator across all projects has been the real-time distribution of financial data, voice, and images from national and international data sources such as Dow Jones industries, Reuters, and foreign financial markets and news agencies
    • Oct 1989 to Oct 1991 Senior Consultant
      Mobil Oil (Dallas, TX, United States)
      Software Engineer consultant with the primary responsibility for converting a large scale legacy-based software system to a client-server distributed system with Window’s Graphical User Interface (GUI). The project was completed successfully in approximately 18 months and it was enhanced by an addition of a data acquisition system
    • May 1984 to Sept 1989 Software Engineer
      IFR Systems Inc. (Wichita, KS, United States)
      Participated in design, development, testing and integration of a number of real-time embedded systems at IFR. IFR, Instrumental Flight Research, is a Research and Development firm specializing in avionics, communication systems, and signal processing products, catering to telecommunication and aircraft industries.

Memberships

    • Unknown to Present ACM’s Software Engineering Group
      Member
    • Unknown to Present Association for Computer Machinery
      Member
    • Unknown to Present IEEE Computer Society
      Member
    • Unknown to Present Society for Design and Process Science
      Member

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2017 Graduate Advisor of the year 2017 sponsored by UTA graduate and Provost offices

Publications

      Conference Proceeding 2015
      • A Professional Practices Course for Computer Science and Engineering
        [Carroll, BillD, Weems, BP, Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra].

      Technical Report 2000
      • A white paper on B2B Business Model
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra]. Dublin: "Fidelity Investment".

      Conference Proceeding 2000
      • Collaborative Reuse of Service in Designing Communication Protocols
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra].

      Technical Report 1999
      • Developing Rapid WEB Prototypes
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra]. Irving: "Fidelity Investments".

      Conference Proceeding 1997
      • Software Engineering Criteria in Developing Distributed Applications
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra]. Macau.
      1997
      • Designing Dynamic Communication Protocols in Heterogeneous Distributed Systems
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra].

      Conference Proceeding 1996
      • A Structured Approach for Software Module Testing and its Implications for Integration Testing
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra, Tanik, MM].

      Conference Proceeding 1995
      • Issues in using RPCs for Distributed Communication
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra].

      Technical Report 1994
      • Distributed Computing Architecture (DCA), an Open Architecture
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra]. Irving: "Fidelity Investments".

      Technical Report 1986
      • Utilizing Generics in ADA for Embedded Fault-Tolerance
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra]. "IFR System Inc./Wichita State University".

      Technical Report 1985
      • Real-time Operating Systems Standards
        [Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra]. "IFR System Inc.".

Presentations

    • February  1999
      Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra, "Impact of technology within financial industry", World Trade Center, Boston. (February , 1999).
    • March  1995
      Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra, "Using Remote Procedure Calls (RPCs) for Communicating Distributed Financial Data", Dallas, Texas. (March , 1995).
    • October  1994
      Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra, "Developing Graphical User Interface Applications with OLE2.0", Dallas, Texas. (October , 1994).
    • April  1991
      Khalili Najafabadi, Bahra, "A Test-Case Approach for Structured Software Module Testing", Hewlett-Packard, Dallas, Texas. (April , 1991).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Oct 2018 to Sept 2021 GAANN Doctoral Fellowships in Computer Science andEngineering Specializing in Assistive Technologies at UTA sponsored by  - $798648
      (Funded)

Courses

      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 5325-003 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 6324-001 ADV TOPS SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
        (Topic: Agile Software Eng | Course Id: 102585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 6324-020 ADV TOPS SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
        (Topic: Agile Software Eng | Course Id: 102585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 5330-020 DATABASE SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 102528)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 5325-020 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 5325-003 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 6324-001 ADV TOPS SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
        (Topic: Agile Software Eng | Course Id: 102585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429 | Servlearn: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 4391-003 INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS
        (Course Id: 102488)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523 | Servlearn: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 5335-020 WEB DATA MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 102533)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429 | Servlearn: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 5325-003 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523 | Servlearn: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 6324-001 ADV TOPS SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
        (Topic: Agile Software Eng | Course Id: 102585 | Servlearn: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 6324-022 ADV TOPS SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
        (Topic: Agile Software Eng | Course Id: 102585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429 | Servlearn: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523 | Servlearn: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 5335-020 WEB DATA MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 102533)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429 | Servlearn: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 5325-003 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523 | Servlearn: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 6324-001 ADV TOPS SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
        (Topic: Agile Software Engineering | Course Id: 102585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 6324-020 ADV TOPS SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 5344-020 COMPUTER NETWORKS
        (Course Id: 102541)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 5393-036 DIRECTED STUDY IN COMPUTER SCI
        (Course Id: 102562)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 5194-001 ORIENTATION SEMINAR
        (Course Id: 102494)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 5325-033 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 5194-001 ORIENTATION SEMINAR
        (Course Id: 102494)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 5325-002 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 4322-001 SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 102469)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 5335-020 WEB DATA MANAGEMENT & XML
        (Course Id: 102533)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 5324-033 SFWR ENG I ANLY, DSGN, TESTING
        (Course Id: 102522)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 5325-001 SFWR ENG II: MGMT, MAIN, & QA
        (Course Id: 102523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 4322-001 SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 102469)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • CSE 3316-001 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES
        (Course Id: 111334)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • CSE 3316-001 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES
        (Course Id: 111334)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • CSE 3316-001 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES
        (Course Id: 111334)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • CSE 5191-001 INDIV STUDY COMPUTER SCIENCE
        (Course Id: 102493)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • CSE 3316-001 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES
        (Course Id: 111334)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • CSE 5194-001 ORIENTATION SEMINAR
        (Course Id: 102494)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • CSE 3316-001 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES
        (Course Id: 111334)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • CSE 5191-001 INDIV STUDY COMPUTER SCIENCE
        (Course Id: 102493)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • CSE 5306-001 OPERATING SYSTEMS II
        (Course Id: 102504)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • CSE 3310-001 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTWARE ENGR
        (Course Id: 102429)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • CSE 5306-002 OPERATING SYSTEMS II
        (Course Id: 102504)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • CSE 5306-003 OPERATING SYSTEMS II
        (Course Id: 102504)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • CSE 5194-001 ORIENTATION SEMINAR
        (Course Id: 102494)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Feb 2017 to  Present Program Coordinator
      UTA/Texas Wesleyan BS to MS fast track
      managing the relationships between UTA and Texas Wesleyan University, currently ath e CSE dept. level with plans of extension
    • Sept 2016 to  Present Committee Chair
      Graduate Curriculum Committee
      Manage graduate level operational and strategic decisions and planning for the CSE dept.
    • Jan 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      University Recurritting Committee
      International Recruitment of Graduate students (MS 7 PhD)
    • Aug 2014 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      UTA/BUPT MS cohort program - Beijing University of Post & telegram (BUPT
      manage UTA/BUPT MS cohort for CSE dept.
    • Sept 2008 to  Present Chairperson
      PhD Admissions Committee
      PhD Admission Committee chair
    • Jan 2003 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      Graduate Advisor
      Graduate student 1-1 counseling and course/area selection MS Admission PhD admission

Service to the Profession

    • June 2000 to  June 2000
      Chairperson
      Integrated Design and Process Technology Workshop
    • 1998 to  1999
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      IDPT Conference
    • 1996 to  1998
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Workshop of the International Institute for General System Studies
    • Past to  1993
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering