Ethar Elsaka

Ph.D. Student

Department of Computer Science

University of Maryland, College Park


Welcome to my homepage. I am a first year PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland. I am a member of Event Driven Software Lab, working with Prof. Atif Memon

Research Interests

My research interests are in software testing, especially GUI testing, software measurements, and test case prioritization.


Ethar Elsaka, Walaa Eldin Moustafa, and Bao Nguyen, and Atif Memon. Using Methods & Measures from Social Networking for GUI Testing. Submitted to the Second International Workshop on TESTing Techniques & Experimentation Benchmarks for Event-Driven Software (TESTBEDS 2010) in conjunction with International Conference for Software Testing, Paris, 2010.

Jose Luis Hernandez-Rebollar , Ethar Ibrahim Elsaka, Jose D. Alanis-Urquieta. AcceleSpell, a gestural interactive game to learn and practice finger spelling. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces, October 20-22, 2008, Chania, Crete, Greece.

Ethar Ibrahim Elsaka. Towards Efficient Query Processing in Peer to Peer Systems. Master Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Alexandria University, Egypt, 2007.


PhD Student, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland at College Park. August 2010 - Present

M.Sc in Computer Science. Department of Computer Science, Alexandria University, Egypt. January 2007

B.Sc in Computer Science. Department of Computer Science, Alexandria University, Egypt. July 2002


Fall 2010
CMSC737 Fundamentals of Software Testing

Spring 2011
CMSC724 Database Management Systems
CMSC727 Neural Modeling
CMSC818K Advanced Topics in Computer Systems: Peer-to-Peer, Grid and Cloud Computing


My CV can be found here.