Mourad Debbabi

Concordia University, Canada

Mourad Debbabi is a Full Professor and the Director of the Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada. He holds the Concordia Research Chair (Tier I) in information systems security. He is also the Vice President of the National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance (NCFTA Canada). He is the founder and one of the leaders of the Computer Security Laboratory (CSL) at Concordia University. He is the Specification Leader of four Standard JAIN (Java Intelligent Networks) Java Specification Requests (JSRs) dedicated to the elaboration of standard specifications for presence and instant messaging. In the past, he served as Senior Scientist at the Panasonic Information and Network Technologies Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, USA, Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department of Laval University, QC, Canada, Senior Scientist at General Electric Research Center, NY, USA, Research Associate at the Computer Science Department of Stanford University, Calif, USA, and Permanent Researcher at the Bull Corporate Research Center, Paris, France. Dr. Debbabi holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in computer science from Paris-XI Orsay University, France. He published more than 150 research papers in journals and conferences on computer security, formal semantics, Java security and acceleration, cryptographic protocols, malicious code detection, programming languages, type theory, and specification and verification of safety-critical systems. He supervised the successful completion of more than 50 graduate students at M.S. and Ph.D. levels. His webpage is at

Biography Updated on 17 January 2011

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