Honors and Awards

  • 2017: Finishing PhD Thesis Scholarship from the Young Researcher Ring of Kaiserslautern University. A full-fund scholarship granted on competitive base for PhD students with kids to finish thesis writing.
  • 2016: Travel Grant from the Young Researcher Ring of Kaiserslautern University for attending ECSA’16, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2016: SIGSOFT Travel Grant for attending ICSE’16 in Austen, TX, USA.
  • 2016: Student Volunteer Position at ICSE’16 in Austin, TX, USA.
  • 2015: Travel Grant from the Young Researcher Ring of Kaiserslautern University for attending ECSA’15, Cavtat, Croatia.
  • 2015: Granted a fully-paid attendance for “Career Development of Young Scientists Workshop“, Metz, France (June 17 – 19, 2015). The workshop is organized by the University of Lorraine (www.univ-lorraine.fr), with the help of ABG (www.intelliagence.fr) and the Franco German University (www.dfh-ufa.org). It is funded by the University of the Greater Region  Metz (www.uni-gr.eu).
  • 2014: Think-cell’s C++ Scholarship for attending the C++ Conference at Berlin, Germany.
  • 2011-Present: PhD Program Scholarship of the Computer Science Department at  Kaiserslautern University. A scholarship awarded on a competition base for PhD student to be part of a focused, research-oriented training in a scientifically challenging, inspiring and motivating surrounding.
  • 2011: John C. and Louise P. Wood Graduate Scholarship, George Mason University. Annual award to a student that demonstrates unusual motivation and ability in the pursuit of education and who has contributed to the development and welfare of George Mason University and/or the great community.
  • 2010: Phi Kappa Phi  member 2010, California State UniversityPhi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective honor society for all academic disciplines.
  • 2008-2010: FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT PROGRAM GRANTEE, Internationally recognized scholarship which provided full funding for graduate study in Software Engineering in the United States.
  • 2008: Durham Palestine Education Trust (DPET), A scholarship for Palestinian graduates to study for Masters degrees at Durham University. I won the scholarship, but due to travel difficulties related to Gaza’s Blockade I couldn’t join the program.