Faculty of Graduate and PostDoc Studies
University of Ottawa, Canada
Mokhtar Beldjehem is a Global Citizen Software Engineer, Educator, Researcher, Author, Consultant, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. He holds B.Eng., M.Eng., and Ph.D. all in Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Software Engineering. He has been intimately involved in Software Engineering Research since 1985 and in Soft Computing Research since 1989. His current research interest is the interplay of Soft Computing, Software Engineering , Semantic Web and the Internet of Things. He has over twenty years experience split between the Software Industry and Academia. He has been studying the problems of software development since 1988. By combining system construction, consultation, and academic research he has been able to develop principles and methods that are both of academic interest and applicable to real-world problems. He has coordinated several Canadian, European and International successful research projects and has published more than 100 scientific papers. He has chaired many national and international conferences and technical sessions in these areas and he is involved, as a steering committee member, in organization of several international Conferences, Member of Editorial Board and Reviewer in several international journals, and serves(ed) on program committees of numerous conferences and workshops related to Soft Computing, Software Engineering and their interplay. He is currently in process of founding a "Software Engineering and Soft Computing" Research laboratory, which is equipped with the state of the art CASE tools, Workbenches, Environments and facilities for Model-driven Engineering and Reengineering Large Scale Software Systems and Complex Hybrid Cooperative Intelligent Soft Computing Systems. He uses Open Source systems in teaching and research such as: Linux , OpenOffice, Moodle, Eclipse, NetBeans, Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQL, PHP, Perl, Python, Java, JUnit, Subversion , R, Joomla , Alfresco , Zimbra...and s.o. He is a proponent of free open textbooks, free open source and free open standards.
Computational Intelligence & Soft Computing System & Software Engineering, and Quality Assurance & Engineering Wireless Sensor Network , Ambient Intelligence, and The Internet of Things Semantic Web, Advanced Web Collaborative Environments, Web Intelligence and Web Engineering