Graduated (PhD), 2017

Short Biography

Pansy ArafaI am currently a graduate student in the University of Waterloo. I received my B.Sc. in computer and information sciences at Ain Shams University in 2010, ranked seventh of my department. I had a research internship at Mentor Graphics Egypt in 2009. My research interests are time-aware instrumentation, embedded software, and debugging and testing techniques.

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University of Waterloo

Publications with this group


Arafa, P., D. Solomon, S. Navabpour, and S. Fischmeister, "Debugging Behaviour of Embedded-Software Developers: An Exploratory Study", IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC), Raleigh, USA, 2017. PDF icon [pdf] (202.08 KB)
Arafa, P., G. M. Tchamgoue, H. Kashif, and S. Fischmeister, "QDIME: QoS-aware Dynamic Binary Instrumentation", IEEE International Symposium on the Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Banff, Canada, 2017. PDF icon [pdf] (560.77 KB)


Denil, J., H. Kashif, P. Arafa, H. Vangheluwe, and S. Fischmeister, "Instrumentation and Preservation of Extra-functional Properties of Simulink Models", Proceedings of the Symposium on Theory of Modeling and Simulation - DEVS Integrative M&S Symposium, Alexandria, USA, 2015.


Arafa, P., H. Kashif, and S. Fischmeister, "DIME: Time-aware Dynamic Binary Instrumentation Using Rate-based Resource Allocation", Proc. of the 13th International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT), Montreal, Canada, Sept, 2013. PDF icon [paper] (320.59 KB)
Kashif, H., P. Arafa, and S. Fischmeister, "INSTEP: A Static Instrumentation Framework for Preserving Extra-functional Properties", Proc. of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), Taipei, Taiwan, August, 2013. PDF icon [paper] (341.77 KB)