Zakaria Maamar

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  • 1995-1998: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering Department, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.

  • 1994-1995: M.Sc. in Computer Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering Department, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.

  • 1988-1993: B.Sc. in Computer Science - Information Systems Specialization National Institute of Computer Science, Algiers, Algeria.

  • Software engineering, Internet of (cognitive) Things, Service Computing, Security/Privacy, and Cloud/Fog computing

Administrator, College of Technological Innovation, Zayed University, UAE.

  • 2015 - 2016: Acting Dean

  • 2013 - 2015: Assistant Dean

  • 2011 - 2012: Graduate Program Co-Director

  • 2008 - 2009: Acting Assistant Dean

Faculty, College of Technological Innovation, Zayed University, UAE.

  • 2009 - present: Professor

  • 2000 - 2009: Associate Professor

Faculty, Computer Science and Software Engineering Department, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.

  • 1998 - 2004: Adjunct Professor

  • 1998 - 2000: Defense Scientist, Interoperability Group, Defense Research Establishment Valcartier, Quebec, Canada.

  • Guest edited several special issues in journals, co-authored several book chapters, and co-edited two books (ubiquitous computing and software agents/Web services).

  • Secured research grants (internal and external) as PI or Co-PI.

  • Visiting Professors (Belgium, France, Hong-Kong, and Italy).

  • Founder of the International symposium on Web services, www.zu.ac.ae/wss.

  • On the organizing committees of several international workshops/On the program committees of several international conferences and workshops.

  • On the international boards of several peer-reviewed journals.

  • Program evaluators for Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK, UAE) and National Authority for Qualifications & Quality Assurance of Education and Training (Kingdom of Bahrain).

Journals (Last Ten)

  • Slim Kallel, Saoussen Cheikhrouhou, Zakaria Maamar, Nawal Guermouche, and Mohamed Jmaiel. “View Generation and Temporal Consistency Analysis of IOBP”, Computing, Springer Nature, 2021 (forthcoming).

  • Zakaria Maamar, Muhammad Asim, Saoussen Cheikhrouhou, and Ayesha Qamar. “Orchestration- and choreography-based composition of Internet of Transactional Things”, Service-Oriented Computing and Applications, Springer, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2021.

  • Slim Kallel, Zakaria Maamar, Mohamed Sellami, Noura Faci, Ahmed Ben Arab, Walid Gaaloul, and Thar Baker. “Restriction-based Fragmentation of Business Processes over the Cloud”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Wiley, Vol. 33, No. 7, 2021.

  • Fatma Masmoudi, Zakaria Maamar, Mohamed Sellami, Ali Ismail Awad, and Vanilson Buregio. “A Guiding Framework for Vetting the Internet of Things”, Journal of Information Security and Applications, Elsevier Science Publisher, Vol. 55, December 2020.

  • Zakaria Maamar, Noura Faci, Ejub Kajan, Safet Purkovic, and Emir Ugljanin. “Process-of-Things: Weaving Film Industry’s Practices into the Internet-of-Things”, Internet Things, Elsevier Science Publisher, Vol. 11, 2020.

  • Hamdi Yahyaoui, Hala Shawky, Ahmed Agwa, and Zakaria Maamar. “A Novel Scalable Representative-based Forecasting Approach of Service Quality”, Computing, Springer Nature, Vol. 102, No. 11, 2020.

  • Rania Ben-Halima, Slim Kallel, Walid Gaaloul, Zakaria Maamar, and Mohamed Jmaiel. “Toward a Correct and Optimal Time-aware Cloud Resource Allocation to Business Processes”, Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier Science Publisher, Vol. 112, November 2020.

  • Zakaria Maamar, Muhammad Asim, Khouloud Boukadi, Thar Baker, Saad Saeed, Ikbel Guidara, Fadwa Yahya, Emir Ugljanin, and Djamal Benslimane. “Towards a Quality-of-Thing based Approach for Assigning Things to Federations”, Cluster Computing, Springer Nature, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2020.

  • Emir Ugljanin, Ejub Kajan, Zakaria Maamar, Muhammad Asim, and Vanilson Buregio. “Immersing Citizens and Things into Smart Cities: A Social Machine-based and Data Artifact-driven Approach”, Computing, Springer Nature, Vol. 102, No. 7, 2020.

  • Khalid Belhajjame, Noura Faci, Zakaria Maamar, Vanilson Buregio, Edvan Soares, and Mahmoud Barhamgi. “On Privacy-aware eScience Workflows”, Computing, Springer Nature, Vol. 102, No. 5, 2020.

  • Honorary chair, 18th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC’2020), Dubai, UAE, December 2020.

  • Honorary Professor at Amity University - Dubai Campus, UAE, 2017.

  • IBM Faculty Award, US15K grant, 2009.

  • Paper award at the IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT’2001), Bucharest, Romania, June 2001.

  • Senior referee, IEEE Computer, 1999.

  • Keynote/Invited speakers at:

    o The 12th International Conference on Management of Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’20), Abu-Dhabi, UAE (online).

    o The 2019 IEEE GCC Conference and Exhibition, Kuwait City, State of Kuwait.

    o The International Conference on INFOCOM Technologies and Unmanned Systems (ICTUS’2017), Dubai, UAE.

    o The International Conference on Computer and Applications (ICCA’2016), Dubai, UAE.

    o The 6th International Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (ICIST’2016), Barcelona, Spain.

    o The 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Computing and Communication Technologies (ICNGCCT’2015), Dubai, UAE.

    o The 1st International Conference on Computing Sciences and Engineering (ICCSE’2015), Kuwait City, State of Kuwait.

    o The 10th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST’2014), Barcelona, Spain.

    o The 2nd Kuwait Conference on e-Services and e-System (KCESS’2011), Kuwait City, State of Kuwait.

    o The 2nd International Conference on Embedded Systems (ESC’2009), Algiers, Algeria.

    o The 1st International Workshop on Web Services (WSS’2009), Algiers, Algeria.