Abdelhalim Boutarfa was born in Lyon (France) in 1958. He has graduated from the University of Constantine (Constantine, Algeria) in physics in 1982. He obtained the Electronic Engineer degree from the Polytechnic School of Algiers (Algiers, Algeria) in 1987 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in control engineering in 2002 and 2006, respectively, from the University of Batna (Batna, Algeria). In 2007 Boutarfa received a Postdoctoral degree in habilitation of conducting research in control engineering from the same University where he currently works as a Full Professor and Research Member in the Advanced Electronics Laboratory (LEA). He also serves as the Project Manager of the National Center for Technology Transfer at the University of Setif (Setif, Algeria) since October 2010. His research interests include applications of neural networks to pattern recognition, robotic vision, and industrial processes.
Biography Updated on 6 January 2013