Dr. Hadil Abukwaik
Post:TU Kaiserslautern
Postfach 3049
67663 Kaiserslautern
Email: abukwaik [at] cs.uni-kl.de
Personal website: http://www.abukwaik.com/

Research interest:

I am interested in the following research areas:

  • Software Architecture
  • Software Interoperability
  • Empirical software engineering
  • Machine Learning
  • Text Classififcation


Work experience:

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Software Development:



  •  Hadil Abukwaik, Mohammed Abujayyab, and Dieter Rombach.
    Towards Seamless Analysis of Software Interoperability: Automatic Identifcation of Conceptual Constraints in API Documentation“. In the 10th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA’16), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2016. [preprint] [doi] (acceptance rate for full papers = 14.28 %)
  • Hadil Abukwaik and Dieter Rombach. “Tool-supported approach for extracting concep-
    tual interoperability constraints of software units“. In Young Research Symposium, Fraunhofer IESE, Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2016. [preprint]
  • Hadil Abukwaik, Mohammed Abujayyab, Shah Rukh Humayoun, and Dieter Rombach.
    Extracting conceptual interoperability constraints from API documentation using machine learning“. In the 39th International Conference of Software Engineering (ICSE’16), Austin, TX, USA, 2016. [preprint] [doi] (acceptance rate = 19%)


  • Hadil Abukwaik, Mohammed Abujayyab, and Dieter Rombach. “CoinsExtractor: The Architects’ Buddy in Identifying Conceptual Interoperability Constraints. The 9th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA’15). Cavtat, Croatia. 2015.  (acceptance rate = 28.8%) [preprint] [doi]
  • Hadil Abukwaik, Matthias Naab, and Dieter Rombach. “A Proactive Support for Conceptual Interoperability Analysis in Software Systems. The 12th Working IEEE / IFIP Conference on Software Architecture (WICSA 2015), Montréal, Canada 2015. IEEE.  [preprint]  [doi] (acceptance rate = 28.4%)


  • Hadil Abukwaik, David Taibi, and Dieter Rombach. “Interoperability-related architectural problems and solutions in information systems: A scoping study.” The 8th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA’14), Vienna, Austria. LNCS 8627, Springer, 2014, pp. 308-323.  [doi]  (acceptance rate = 21.3%)
  • Hadil Abukwaik. “Empirical Evaluation for the Conceptual Interoperability Analysis Approach: A Controlled Experiment Design“. Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Fachbereich Informatik. 2014. Technical Report. [pdf]


  • Hadil Abukwaik and Cui Zhang. “eSQUARE: A Formal Methods Enhanced SQUARE Tool.”, SERP’12, The 2012 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice. Las Vegas, USA 2012. CSREA Press, pp 131-137.[preprint]


Theses Supervision

  • Current Master Students:

Mirnes Sarajlic
Master Thesis: “Reference solution for technical and architectural interoperability problems of software systems”.

Thejashree Nair
Master Thesis:”Industrial evaluation for a tool extracting COINs from API documentation”.

Sagar Jadahv
Master Thesis:”Reference Architecture for Operations Support System for Distributed, Scale-Out Applications”.

  • Alumni Master Students:

Mohammed Abujayyab
Master Thesis:”Extracting conceptual interoperability constraints from API documentation”. April 2016.

Sundeep Jadav
Master Thesis:”Useful and Usable API documentation – empirical evaluation for improving guidelines of API documentation”. October 2016.