Abdulaziz Alshayban

PhD Student at UC Irvine


I am a PhD student in the software engineering program at the University of California, Irvine , and a member of the Software Engineering and Analysis Lab (SEAL). My advisor is professor Sam Malek. My current research interests lie in the field of software engineering, particularly software analysis and testing and empirical software engineering.


2018 - now

University of California, Irvine

Research Assistant

Irvine, CA

Part of the Software Engineering and Analysis Lab (SEAL)

2011 - 2018

King Saud University

Teaching Assistant

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Taught Software Engineering courses such as: Intro to Software Engineering, Software Requirements, and Software Testing


Al Rajhi bank

Web Developer (Internship)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


King Saud University

IT Support Assistant

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


2018 – now

University of California, Irvine

PhD in Software Engineering

Irvine, CA

Reserach Interests:
Software Analysis and Testing
Software Security
Empirical Software Engineering

2013 – 2015

George Mason University

Master of Software Engineering

Fairfax, VA

GPA: 4.0
Research projects:
Empirical Evaluation of Prime Path and Edge-Pair Coverage (Area: Software Testing)
Security and Usability of SchemeX (Area: Usable Security)

2007 – 2011

King Saud University

A Bachelor of Software Engineering

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


Distinguished Academic Achievement Award 2015

Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University.