Dr Anis Zarrad PhD

Dr Anis Zarrad

Dubai Campus
Lecturer in Computer Science

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham Dubai
Dubai International Academic City
PO Box 341799
Dubai, UAE

In 2018, Dr Anis Zarrad was appointed a lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Birmingham. From 2010 to 2018, Dr Zarrad was a teaching assistant and assistant professor in various universities in Canada and KSA.  He was also appointed in 2017 as Associate Director of the Teaching and Learning Center in Prince Sultan University. His research has been published widely in many academic journals and conferences.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Ottawa, 2010,Canada
  • Msc in Computer Science, Concordia University, Canada, 2014
  • Bsc in Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada, 2010
  • Bsc in Software Engineering, University of Ottawa, Canada, 2012

Biography

Dr. Anis Zarrad is a lecturer (Assistant Professor) at School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham. He received the BSc and the PhD degrees in Computer Science from University of Ottawa, and the MSc degree in Computer Science from Concordia University. His research focuses on mobile Collaborative virtual environment and Wireless Communication with a particular interest in routing protocol testing and validation. His research has been published widely in many academic journals and conferences.

He worked with Prof. Azzedine Boukerche in the Computer Science Lab (PARADISE). His PhD research focused on developing a routing network protocol for mobile collaborative virtual environment, with the ultimate goal of reducing network traffic.

Research

Dr Zarrad's research interests include mobile Collaborative virtual environment and Wireless Communication with a particular interest in routing protocol testing and validation, and user engagement in virtual environment.

Publications

  1. S Trigui, O Cheikhrouhou, A Koubaa, A Zarrad, H Youssef “An analytical hierarchy process-based approach to solve the multi-objective multiple traveling salesman problem”. Intelligent Service Robotics 11 (4), 355-369. 2018
  2. Anis Zarrad, and Izzat Alsmadi “Evaluating network test scenarios for network simulators systems” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks 13 (10), 1550147717738216 2017
  3. Anis Zarrad. 'An Extensible Game Engine to Develop Animated Facial Avatars in 3D Virtual Environment”. International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, Vol 8, Issue 2, pp: 12-27, 2016.
  4. Nabil Mlaiki, Anis Zarrad, Nizar Souyah, Aiman Mukhaimer, Thabet Abdeljawad 'Fixed Point Theorems in M b-METRIC SPACES'. Journal of Mathematical Analysis, 7(2), 2016
  5. Anis Zarrad. 'A Dynamic Platform for Developing 3D Facial Avatars in Networked Virtual Environment'. International Journal of Computer Games Technology, vol. 2016, Article ID 8489278, 13 pages, 2016.
  6. Anis Zarrad. 'A Systematic Review on Regression Testing for Web-Based Applications'. Journal of Software, Vol 10, No 8, pp: 971-990, 2015.

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