Conference Committees

The AICCSA’2014 technical program committee is an internationally recognized group of leading researchers covering a broad range of topics related to the conference themes.

Organizing Committee


Abdelkarim Erradi
Qatar University, Qatar (erradi(at)qu.edu.qa)    

Sherif Abdelwahed
Mississippi State University, USA (sherif (at) ece (dot) msstate (dot) edu)

Abdelaziz Bouras
Qatar University, Qatar (abdelaziz.bouras@qu.edu.qa)    

Zahir Tari
RMIT University, Australia (zahir.tari@rmit.edu.au)

Salim Hariri, University of Arizona, USA

Sebti Foufou, Qatar University, Qatar

Tarek El-Ghazawi, George Washington University, USA
Nashat Mansour, Lebanese American University, USA
Aris M. Ouksel, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Howard Jay Siegel, Colorado State University, USA
Hesham El-Rewini, University North Dakota, USA
Esma Aimeur, University of Montreal, Canada

Khalid N. S. Al-Hachemi, ictQATAR
Steve Whitlock, Boeing
Antoine Barbier, Thalès
Ahmad Kawakbi, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

Ryan Riley (ryan.riley@qu.edu.qa), Qatar University
Omar El Beqqali (omarelbeqqali@gmail.com), USMBA-Fes, Morocco

Rachid Hadjidj (rhadjidj@qu.edu.qa), Qatar University

Khalid Abualsaud (k.abualsaud@qu.edu.qa), Qatar University
Ayman Ahmad Zayyan (zayyan@qu.edu.qa), Qatar University
Liwaa Al-Smadi, Qatar University
Osama Omar, Qatar University

Khaled Shaaban, Qatar University
Somaya Al-Ma'adeed, Qatar University

Hisham Kholidy, Qatar University

In recongintion of their valuable contributions to managing registrations, presentation sessions and social events during AICCSA'2014

    

Program Committee

Big Data, Business Intelligence, Analytics

  • Ahmed Lbath, University Joseph Fourier of Grenoble, France
  • Amr Awadallah, Cloudera, USA
  • Azedine Boulmakoul, Hassan II University Mohammedia, Morocco
  • Ghaleb Abdulla, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
  • Hassan Badir, Abdelmalek Essadi University, Morocco
  • Hicham G. Elmongui, Alexandria University, Egypt
  • Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA
  • Mohamed Yakout, Microsoft Corp, USA
  • Mourad Ouzzani, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
  • Omar El Beqqali, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Morocco
  • Sherif Sakr, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Subhasish Mazumdar, New Mexico Tech, USA
  • Surya Nepal, CSIRO, Australia
  • Yaser Jararweh, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
  • Yucel Saygin, Sabanci University, Turkey
  • Ahmed Abdeen Hamed, University of Vermont, USA
  • Emad Ramadan, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
  • Iman Elghandour, Alexandria University, Egypt
  • Mohamed Eltabakh, WPI, USA
  • Mustafa Rafique, IBM Research, Ireland
  • Maytham safar, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Mohamed Mahmoud, Tennessee Tech, USA

BPM, Web Services, SOA

  • Amal Alhosban, New Mexico Highlands University, USA
  • Armstrong Nhlabatsi, University of Swaziland, Swaziland
  • Boualem Benatallah, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Hamdi Yahyaoui, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Jun Han, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Karim Baïna, ENSIAS, Université Mohammed V Souissi, Morocco
  • Mahmoud Nassar, ENSIAS, Université Mohammed V Souissi, Morocco
  • Mohammed Alodib, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
  • Mohand-Said Hacid, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
  • Okba Kazar, Biskra university, Algeria
  • Qi Yu, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
  • Saleh Alhazbi, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Salima Benbernou, Université Paris Descartes, France
  • Seung Ryu, UNSW, Australia
  • Virgilio Lopez-Morales, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico
  • Xumin Liu, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

Cloud and Distributed Computing

  • Alex Delis, University of Athens, Greece
  • Ashraf Aboulnaga, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
  • Jemal Abawajy, Deakin University, Australia
  • Jinjun Chen, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Kai Leung Wong, Computational Biology Institute, USA
  • Michael Hobbs, Deakin University, Australia
  • Mohamed Saleh, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Philip Church, Deakin University, Australia
  • Rajat Mehrotra, University of Virginia, USA
  • Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Robert Dew, Deakin University, Australia
  • Xiaosong Ma, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
  • Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France

E-Learning, M-Learning

  • Daryl D'Souza, School of CS&IT, RMIT University, Australia
  • Margaret Hamilton, RMIT University, Australia
  • Nickolas Falkner, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Osama Shata, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Rob Power, College of the North Atlantic, Qatar

High Performance Computing

  • Chaker El Amrani, Faculty of Science and Techniques of Tangier, Morocco
  • Christos Kartsaklis, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
  • Halima Bensmail, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
  • Mazen Saghir, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Pethuru Chelliah, IBM, India
  • Redouane Merrouch, CNRST, Morocco

Interoperability, Semantic Web and Future Internet Technologies

  • Alexis Aubry, University of Lorraine, France
  • Amir Qayyum, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan
  • Antonio De Nicola, ENEA, Italy
  • Bruno Vallespir, University of Bordeaux, France
  • Fenareti Lampathaki, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Hervé Panetto, University of Lorraine, France
  • Jihad Mohamad Aljaam, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Keshav Dahal, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Mario Lezoche, University of Lorraine, France
  • Milan Zdravkovic, University of Nis, Serbia
  • Olga Battaia, EMSE, France
  • Parisa Ghodous, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
  • Pierre-Alain Millet, INSA Lyon, France
  • Raul Poler, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
  • Ricardo Goncalves, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Sebti Foufou, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Sonia Pajkovska, Fraunhofer IPK, Germany
  • Virginie Goepp, INSA Strasbourg, France
  • Yacine Ouzrout, University of Lyon 2, France
  • Yannick Naudet, CRP Henri Tudor, Luxembourg
  • Yves Ducq, University of Bordeaux, France
  • Zizette Boufaida, Université Constantine 2, Algeria

IR, Data and Knowledge Management

  • Driss Aboutajdine, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Hamamache Kheddouci, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
  • Jérôme Darmont, University Lyon 2, France
  • Khaled Shaban, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Mahmoud Boufaida, Université Constantine 2, Algeria
  • Mimoun Malki, Sidi Belabes University, Algeria
  • Moustafa Hammad, Google, USA
  • Omar Boussaid, University Lyon 2, France
  • Somaya Al-Maadeed, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Zaher Al Aghbari, University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Zaidi Sahnoun, Université Constantine 2, Algeria
  • Rim Moussa, University of Carthage, Tunisia
  • Ahmed Moussa, ENSA Tangier, Morocco
  • Khalid BELHAJJAM, Paris-Dauphine University, LAMSADE, France

Multimedia, Computer Vision and Image Processing

  • Abdenour Hadid, University of Oulu, Finland
  • Abdul Sadka, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Afandi Ahmad, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Ali Roula, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Fatih Kurugollu, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Faycal Bensaali, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Hamid Tairi, USMBA-Fes, Morocco
  • Kazunori Miyata, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
  • Kouichi Konno, Iwate University, Japan
  • Kunio Kondo, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan
  • Naeem Ramzan, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Nasir Rajpoot, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Pablo Casaseca, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Saeed Sharif, University of Bradford, United Kingdom
  • Takayuki Itoh, Ochanomizu University, Japan
  • Takuya Akashi, Iwate University, Japan
  • Uvais Qidwai, Qatar University, Qatar

Networking, Sensor Networks, Mobile Computing

  • Aiman Erbad, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Hasan Krad, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Loay Ismail, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Mohamed Eltoweissy, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Moutaz Saleh, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Tarek Elfouly, Qatar University, Qatar

Natural Language Processing

  • Ahmed Guessoum, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria
  • Ahmed Abdelali, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
  • Ben Hamadou Abdelmajid, University of Sfax. Sfax, Tunisia
  • Francisco Guzman, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
  • Hassan Sajjad, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
  • Karim Bouzoubaa, Mohammadia School of Engineering , Morocco
  • Kemal Oflazer, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Qatar
  • Mohsen Rashwan, Research and Development International, Egypt
  • Nasredine Semmar, CEA, France
  • Nizar Habash, Columbia University, USA
  • Preslav Nakov, QCRI, Qatar
  • Shafiq Joty, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
  • Violetta Cavalli-Sforza, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
  • Wajdi Zaghouani, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Qatar
  • Walid Magdy, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
  • Wei Gao, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar

Security, Privacy

  • Abdessamad Imine, Loria, France
  • Anas Salah Eddin, Florida Polytechnic University, USA
  • Arif Uluagac, Goergia Tech, USA
  • Basil Assadhan, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • Fadi Aloul, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Hisham Kholidy, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Husrev Sencar, New York University, USA
  • Jamal Al-Karaki, Abu Dhabi Polytechnic, United Arab Emirates
  • Khaled Alghathbar, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • Malike Bouaoud, Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies, Qatar
  • Mohamed Nassar, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Moustafa Youssef, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology, Egypt
  • Mustaque Ahamad, Georgia Institute of Technology College of Computing, USA
  • Noureddine Boudriga, University of Carthage, Tunisia
  • Ryan Riley, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Samir Bataineh, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
  • Sherif Khattab, Cairo University, Egypt
  • Thomas Martin, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, United Arab Emirates

Social Computing

  • Basabi Chakraborty, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • David Robertson, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Franco Zambonelli, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Gautam Das, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
  • Joydeb Mukherjee, Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab, India
  • Rachid Hadjidj, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Schahram Dustar, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

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