Pouria Derakhshanfar, Ph.D.
Pouria Derakhshanfar, Ph.D.


Software Engineer


Creative Coder


Hello! I am Pouria Derakhshanfar
I am a senior researcher in the Intelligent Collaboration Tools Lab (ICTL) of the JetBrains Research.
My career goal is to combine human and artificial intelligence to implement tools and techniques to ease software development and testing tasks in industrial software projects.

My Interests
AI for Software Engineering

Application of AI algorithms to assist developers in their tasks. I am particularly interested in the techniques for easing software testing tasks (e.g., automated test generation).

Software Testing

Software testing methods and criteria for different testing levels. Methods and tools that can provide more information to users for testing their software.

Automated Generated Code Validation

Methods for validating the code generated by AI

User Experience (UX) Research

Understanding the usability and usefulness of research prototypes implemented to aid developers

2022 - Present
Senior Researcher

2021 - 2022
Postdoctoral Researcher
Delft University of Technology

2017 - 2021
Delft University of Technology
Delft, The Netherlands

Ph.D. in Computer Science

2015 - 2017
Sharif University of Technology
Tehran, Iran

MSc in Software Engineering