Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Process Management and Information Systems

Saimir Bala


Saimir Bala is a research associate at the Chair of Process Management and Information Systems at the Department of Computer Science at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. He holds a PhD in Economics and Social Sciences from the Institute for Data, Process and Knowledge Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Austria. Saimir's PhD thesis investigated on ways to bridge the fields of Process Mining and Software Engineering, in order to provide data-driven analysis techniques for the process of software development. His research interests include various topics on BPM area, Software Engineering, Process Mining, and Text Mining. Saimir holds a BSc and a MSc in Distributed Systems from Sapienza University of Rome.

Communication Channels
  • Runner Up for Best Forum Paper Award at PoEM 2020 for the paper Saimir Bala, Paul Kneringer, Jan Mendling: Discovering Activities in Software Development Processes.
Thesis offer
  • Check the thesis offers at Thesis section of our team page
Third-Party Funding
  • Knowledge Transfer and Digital Innovation between Austria and Albania (2019-2020)
  • Erasmus+ BPM Org Theory (2019-2021)
  • Safety-critical Human- and dAta-centric Process management in Engineering projects (SHAPE) (2014-2017)
  • List of projects in WU FIDES database