Prof. Abdelhakim Senhaji Hafid
Full Professor at the University of Montreal Canada
Biography: Dr. Senhaji is Full Professor at the University of Montreal, where he founded the Network Research Lab (NRL) in 2005. He is also research fellow at CIRRELT, Montreal, Canada. Dr. Senhaji published more than 200 journal and conference papers; he also holds 3 US patents. He supervised to graduation more than thirty graduate students in addition to 9 postdoctoral fellows. Prior to joining U. of Montreal, he spent several years, as senior research scientist, at Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bell Communications Research), NJ, US working in the context of major research projects on the management of next generation networks. While at Telcordia Technologies, he received several recognition awards; he played a key role in a number of projects that resulted in a number of contributions ranging from performance evaluation and architectural studies of Telcordia Technologies products to developing and prototyping novel ideas (e.g., DARPA MetaNet project).
Dr. Senhaji was also Assistant Professor at Western University (WU), Canada, Research director of Advance Communication Engineering Center (venture established by WU, Bell Canada and Bay Networks), Canada, researcher at CRIM, Canada, visiting scientist at GMD-Fokus, Berlin, Germany and visiting professor at University of Evry, France. He has extensive academic and industrial research experience in the area of the management of next generation networks including wireless and optical networks, QoS management, distributed multimedia systems, and communication protocols. He sits on the technical program committees of several conferences including IEEE ComSoc flagship conferences (e.g. IEEE Globecom, IEEE ICC and IEEE WCNC).