I am currently a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Sheffield
My PhD research is on "Automated Software Testing of Relational Database Schemas"
under the supervision of Professor Phil McMinn & externally advised by Dr Gregory M. Kapfhammer.
My professional motto: "Simplicity is a prerequisite for reliability" by Edsger Dijkstra.


PhD student

Feb 2016 - Univeirsty Of Sheffield.
Topic: Automated Software Testing of Relational Database Schemas


Jan 2014 - Saudi Electronic University.
Subjects: Computer Programming 101 and 102

Co-Founded and Back-End Developer

Jul 2013 - Sep 2015 in GearedApp Ltd (Edinburgh).
Activities: Board director, database and API developer, Djnago, PHP, Java, and JavaScript.

Graduated from MSc Advanced Software Engineering

2012 - 2013 Edinburgh Napier University

Graduated from BEng Software Engineering (Second class - First Devision)

2008 - 2012 Edinburgh Napier University


My Portfolio


My own project: A Q&A website for arabic users to help improve arabic content.

Dirt School

Developed the back-end using Django (i.e., Booking and shopping) when I was with GearedApp Ltd.

Faisal Alsharif

Improved admin side of the CMS.


and many more to come ....

Let's Get In Touch

Use the contact form below to get in touch, I will reply as soon as possible and don't be afraid to just send me a "Hi!". I look forward to hearing from you!

Other ways to contact me :)

T: @abdullah_alshrf
E: gxr199@gmail.com
P: +44 7577006305