Seyyed Mohsen Hashemi, Ph.D. in Computer Science


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Hashemi at a glance!

Hashemi received the M.S. degree in Computer Science from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic University) in 2003, and the PhD degree in Computer Science from the IAU University in 2009.


The PwC, Deloitte, Gartner, KPMG, Forrester, EY, Capgemini, Accenture, CMU/SEI, IBM, Temenos, Infosys, Misys, Oracle, Microsoft, CR2, ISACA, and COSO Documents cited as his resources and references for more than 20 years. He was as a Member of Information Technology Steering Committee and Supreme Committee at some Nation-wide Banks: e.g. Mellat Bank and Tejarat Bank.

Dr. Hashemi was as a Project Manager in the following nation-wide-Projects:

1- Mellat Bank (Ranked as First Company in Iran, #Employees=23000, #Branches=1600), Information Technology Auditing and Governance Projects (12 projects include: IT auditing process Deployment, Software Security, Infrastructure Security, Network Architecture, Payment Switches, Software Quality rchitecutt, Banking Databases, IT Governance, Certificate Authority, Core Banking, Internet Banking, Payment Methods and Tools, 4 years)

2- Tejarat Bank (Ranked as Sixth Company in Iran, #Employees=20000, #Branches=2101), Enterprise Architecture (Analysis & Design) for IT Holding of Tejarat Bank (1 Project, 1 Year)
3- Refah Bank (Ranked as Ninth Company in Iran, #Employees=10000, #Branches=1060), Business Process Reengineering Projects (4 Projects, 3 Years)

4- Samen Credit Institute (#Employees=6000, #Branches=600), Vendor Management Process Deployment (1 Project, 1 Year)
5- Shaparak Payment Facilitator, PCI DSS and Int. Payment Standards (2 Projects, 1 Year)
6- Behpakhsh (Biggest Distribution Co. in MENA) IT Master Planning and ERP Vendor Evaluation and Development, Epicore iScala and Unity (3 Projects, 3 Years)


Meanwhile, He is/has...

  1. A hands-on consultant with a strong sense of “DevOps and Fintech”, E-Government, and E-Business reflecting the ability to rapidly acquire and apply knowledge to achieve results within time/resource constraints.
  2. Specialist in Service Oriented Architectures, Requirement Engineering, Business Modeling, ERP and system integration using UML, RUP and ISRUP E-Services Framework..
  3. Experienced in full software development lifecycle with stronger emphasis in the earlier stages: from process and standards establishment through analysis to design and development.
  4. Ability to bridge the gap between business and technology worlds.
  5. IT management, Team leadership and organizational expertise
  6. Good interpersonal and communication abilities
  7. Able to quickly understand and function in new knowledge areas
  8. Strong analytical and problem solving skills, especially in Banking and IBM SSME
  9. Strong competencies to manage the Sales and Procurements processes/EC
  10. Expert in Core Banking, Omni Channel, Governance, Risk, and Internal Auditing



  • 2004 - 2009: Ph.D.,  Computer Science (Software Engineering), Science and Research Branch, Azad University, PhD Thesis: ‘Streamlining the Global Village Grid through Unifying E-Governments , E-Businesses and  E-Commerce (Global Village Services)’ , which selected by Service Science and Innovation Doctoral Colloquium, 2010 at Staffordshire University,  sponsored by UK network researchers interested in Service Science Management and Engineering (SSME), the network is funded by EPSRC  (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, UK) and actively supported by BT, HP and IBM.
  • Ph.D. Supervisor: Professor Mohammadreza Razzazi   Ph.D. Advisor: Professor Mohammad Teshnehlab
  • 2001 - 2003: MSc, Computer Science (Software Engineering), Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), MSc Thesis: ‘Enhancement of a Software Development Process Pattern  for Traceability of Artifacts in the RUP Framework’, which was identified as one of the truly excellent paper in IBM/RUC Conference 2002,  and invited to publish in IBM/RDN (Rational Development Network), 2002.
  • M.Sc. Supervisor: Professor Mohammadreza Razzazi
  • 1996 - 2000: BSc, Computer Science (Software Engineering), Kharazmi University, BSc Thesis: 'Software Methodologies and Processes Benchmarking'
  • 1992 - 1996: Diploma in Mathematics & Physics

Program Committee Member



Research Interests


  • Banking Transformation, Electronic Banking,Virtual Banking
  • Fintech, Regtech, Banking / Payment Startup / VC / Accelerators
  • Social Networking, Grid Computing and Cloud Computing
  • Service Ontology,  Service Oriented Strategies and Architecture (SOSA)
  • Global Village Services (GVS), Global Village Services Reference Model (GVSRM)
  • Globalization, and Information Technology for Urban and Regional Planning
  • IBM Software Engineering (RUP, UML, and Rational)
  • IBM Research; Service Science, Management, and Engineering (SSME)
  • IBM Smarter Planet and The Smarter City,
  • Software Security, Software Architecture, Software Business Modeling
  • GRC, IT Auditing & Internal Auditing Controls and Processes,
  • Globalization Governance through IT/IS Services and IT Governance

Certifications & Awards


  • Ranked 20th in "National Entrance Exam for M.Sc. Studies" in Computer Engineering, amongst more than 2,000 candidates, 1999
  • Ranked 1st in Mathematics at high school in a province-wide, 2 years
  • Ranked 1st in "National Entrance Exam for Ph.D. Studies" in Computer Engineering, amongst more than 2,000 candidates, 2004
  • Ph.D. Scholarship, Science and Research Branch, IAU University, 2004
  • EFQM and ACM Programming Certification
  • APMG ISACA COBIT 5 and ISO 20000
  • ERP Consultancy Certification from Epicor iScala
  • Business English, Writhing and Reading Certification, Iran Trade Training Center
  • WALLIX Administration .WEB Suite, Privileged Access Management (PAM) 2016
  • Securing Email with CISCO Email Security Apllicance v2.1 by CISCO
  • DDoS Attack Mitigation Appliance by Fortinet 2017
  • Cisco ASA NGFW Fundamentals with CISCO FirePower Next-Generation IPS (NGIPS) Services by CISCO

Organization Committee Member


  • Referee Committee Member and Referee/reviewer of E-Commerce, E-Government, SOA, Software Engineering, RUP, and UML based articles, International Conferences.
  • Many EIS/ Electronic Commerce Conferences, E-Commerce Session Chairs
  • Referee Committee Member-WEB Developed Sites, First National Conference

Invited Reviewer of many International Journals


  • ISI: Enterprise Information Systems journal, Taylor & Francis, ABINGDON, ENGLAND
  • ISI: Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Elsevier, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
  • ISI: Journal of Supercomputing, Springer, DORDRECHT, NETHERLANDS
  • International Journal of Web Service Computing (IJWSC)



  • Assistant Professor & Faculty member as Science and Research Branch, IAU University, Tehran, 2004 up to now
  • Adjunct Professor, IAU, Dubai, UAE, Faculty of Computer Engineering, 2012
  • Adjunct Professor, Tehran University, Faculty of Business and Management, 2011
  • IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), TC8.9: Enterprise Information Systems, Vienna, Austria, from 2006 up to now
  • The International Association of Science and Technology for Development, Technical Committee member on Software Engineering for the term 2006-2009, CANADA
  • IBM academic member, IBM SSME member, IBM SSIIRR member
  • SSMEnetUK member
  • ISACA UAE Professional member