• Ph. D  Computing Science, University of Glasgow, UK.
  • M. Sc. Computer Science, University of Constantine (Algeria) with Collaboration of University of Glasgow.
  • B. Eng., Computer Science, University of Constantine, Algeria.


Samia Loucif is an Associate Professor at Zayed University since Aug. 2019. Prior to joining Zayed University, Dr. Samia was an Associate Professor at ALHOSN University from Aug. 2007 to 2018 where she was the University General Computer courses coordinator and the Chair of the Software Engineering Department. She was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Faculty of Engineering, Moncton University, New Brunswick, Canada, and as Assistant Professor in UAEU.

Dr. Samia has been member of organizing committees of several international conferences and workshops. She has served on program committees of over 30 international conferences and workshops, and reviewer of well established international journals , as well as research grants. Dr. Samia is member of the research team Zayed University Interactive Media Lab, and member of IEEE.


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Teaching Areas

Programming, Advanced Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis, Operating Systems, Networks, Discrete Math, Computer Ethics, Computer Architecture, Digital Logic.

Research and Professional Activities

Research Area(s)

Parallel computer architectures, On-Chip networks, IoT protocols and Human interaction with IoT systems, cognitive radio networks, performance evaluation and mathematical modelling of networks.

Honors  & Awards

Winner (Coach), 1st  prize, Mobile Application Contest (MAC’2017), 1st  prize in Software Development Tradeshow Competition-Wollongong  University 2017,   3rd  prize, Mobile Application Contest (MAC’2016),  2nd  prize, CODATHON 2016,  4th  prize, Mobile Application Contest (MAC’2015)

ALHOSN ABET 2012 Award, Software Eng. Program                                            

Research Award, Math/Computer Unit, UAEU, 1999


Refereed journal papers

­        S. Loucif, M. Al-Rajab, R. Salem, A. Hesham, D. Mahely, M. Ajlouni, Learning Human Anatomy Using ARA Mobile Application, International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems, Vol. 8 (6), Nov. 2019.

­        S. Loucif, Bioinformatics in Middle East Program Curricula -A Focus on the Arabian Gulf, IFIP Journal of Education and Information Technologies, Springer, Volume 19, Number 2, Jun. 2014, 375-382.

­        H. Hamam, S. Loucif, Web-Based Engine for Program Curriculum Designers, IEEE Transactions on Education, Volume 52, Number 4, Nov.  2009, 563-572.

­        S. Loucif, M. Ould Khaoua, Performance analysis of deterministically-routed bi-directional torus with non-uniform traffic distribution, Journal of Future Generation of Computer System, Volume 25, Number 5, May 2009, 489-498.

­        S. Loucif, M. Ould-Khaoua, M. Geyong, A Queuing Model for Predicting Message Latency in Uni-Directional K-ary N-cubes with Deterministic Routing and  Non-Uniform Traffic,  Cluster Computing Journal, 10(2), June 2007, 229-239.

­        M. Geyong, M. Ould-Khaoua, S. Loucif, An Analytical Model for Hypercubes in the Presence of Multiple Time-Scale Bursty Traffic, the Euromicro Journal, Volume 52, Number 7, July 2006, 423-431.

Papers in refereed conference proceedings

­        S. Loucif, D. Ahmed., R. Salem, N. Ali, Shopping Furniture and Appliances Uisng FAV Mobile Application, Proc. The 13th International Conference Mobile Web and Intelligent Information Systems (MobiWis’2016), August 2016, LNCS Springer, 2016, Vienna, Austria, August 21-24, 2016.

­        S. Loucif, Performance Analysis of Traffic Bottleneck Induced by Concentration at K-ary n-cube NoC Routers, Proc. 29th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2015), Gwangju, Korea, March 25-27, 2015.

­        S. Loucif, Concentration and its Impact on Mesh and Torus-based NoC Performance, Proc. 23rd Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP’2015), Turku, Finland, March 4-6, 2015.

­        S. Loucif, Performance Evaluation of Hierarchical-Torus NoC, in Proc. 27th IEEE Advanced Information Networking Applications (AINA)-FINA 2013 Symp., Barcelona, Spain, March 25-28, 2013.

­        S. Loucif, Clustering and Message Distance Trade-offs in Torus-Based Networks-on-Chip, in Proc. the 2013 IEEE Eurocon, Zagreb, Croatia, 1-4 July 2013.


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