Bedir Tekinerdogan
 Bilkent University
Department of Computer Engineering-
Software Engineering

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Short Biography

Dr. Bedir Tekinerdogan received his MSc degree in Computer Science in 1994, and a PhD degree in Computer Science in 2000, both from the University of Twente, The Netherlands.  From September 2003 until September 2008 he served as an assistant professor at University of Twente. Currently he is a faculty member at Bilkent University in Turkey. He received the rank of Associate Professor from the Turkish Inter-University Council (UAK) in June 2010

He has around 20 years of professional experience in software engineering research and education. His key research topic is software architecture design, and related to this software product line engineering, model-driven software development, enterprise architecture, aspect-oriented software development, and global software development.  He has been active in many different national and international research and consultancy projects with various software engineering companies such as Philips (The Netherlands), NXP (The Netherlands), Embedded Systems Institute (The Netherlands), Thales BV (The Netherlands), Siemens Nixdorf (The Netherlands), Havelsan (Turkey), Aselsan (Turkey), Meteksan Defence (Turkey), Cybersoft (Turkey, TAI (Turkey), STM (Turkey), SSM (Turkey), Arcelik (Turkey), Vestel (Turkey) and many small to medium enterprises.

He is the author of more than 170 scientific publications on different topics in software engineering, holding h-index of 20 (Google Scholar, third highest in the department).

From 1994 on, he has developed and taught courses on different topics in software engineering including software architecture design, aspect-oriented software development, model-driven software development, software product line engineering, software verification and validation, object-oriented programming, object-oriented analysis and design, and object-oriented design patterns. In Turkey, he has pioneered the introduction of various academic software engineering courses such as software architecture design (2002), aspect-oriented software development (2002), model-driven software development (2008) and software product line engineering (2008). He has given dozens of courses to software companies.

He is the founder and leader of the Bilkent Software Engineering Group (Bilsen) which aims to foster research and education on software engineering in Turkey.

Summary of achievements

  • Around 170 publications with h-index 20 (Google Scholar)

  • Researcher in more than 25 projects

  • Graduated more than 30 MSc students

  • Supervised/Graduated more than 10 PhD Students

  • Reviewed more than 70 national and international projects with the budget ranging from 200k to 3000k euro.

  • Reviewer for around 20 journals

  • Organized more than 50 conferences/workshops on important software engineering research topics

  • Fulfilled (almost?) all roles in scientific conferences (PC Chair, PC member, Tutorial Chair,  Demo chair, Steering Com. Chair, etc)

  • More than 80 presentations at conferences/workshops

  • Dozens of invited talks for universities/companies

  • Developed and taught more than 15 different academic software engineering courses

  • Developed and taught software engineering courses to more than 50 companies in The Netherlands, Germany and Turkey.

  • Can communicate in five languages (English, Dutch, Turkish, French, German)

  • Sincere, idealist, world citizenů