Mohamed Faten Zhani

Mohamed Faten Zhani
Department of Software and IT Engineering
Mohamed Faten Zhani is Associate Professor with the department of Software and IT Engineering at l’École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) at the University of Quebec (Canada). Before that, he had been a postdoctoral research fellow at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo (2011-2014). He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Quebec in Montreal in 2011 and his MS and Engineering degrees from l’École Nationale des Sciences de l’informatique (ENSI) in Tunisia in 2003 and 2005, respectively. He is a Senior IEEE member and an ACM member.

Faten received the IEEE/IFIP IM 2017 Researchers and Professionals Award as a recognition for his outstanding research contributions and leadership in the field of network and service management.

His research interests include cloud computing, virtualization, software defined networking, and resource management in distributed systems.

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Latest News!
  • Faten will give a keynote at the IEEE International Workshop on Emerging Trends in Softwarized Networks (ETSN 2018) collocated with the IEEE NetSoft 2018, Montreal, Canada, June 25, 2018.

  • Faten is vice-chair of the IEEE Network Intelligence Emerging Technology Initiative (NI ETI).

  • Faten is program co-chair of the IEEE international Workshop on Approaches, Analyses, and Performance Issues in Virtualized Environments and Software Defined Networking (PVE-SDN 2018) collocated with the IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2018), Montreal, Canada, June 29, 2018.


  • Faten is co-chairing the third IEEE/IFIP Workshop on Security for Emerging Distributed Network Technologies (DISSECT) collocated with IEEE/IFIP IM 2017, Lisbon, Portugal (DISSECT 2017).

  • Faten is co-organizing and chairing a Special Track on Autonomic Management as part of the IEEE/IFIP International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, Lisbon, Portugal, 8-12 May 2017 (IEEE/IFIP IM 2017 Special Tracks).

  • Faten is co-chairing the 4th Workshop on CrossCloud Infrastructures & Platforms collocated with EuroSys'17, April 23-26 2017, Belgrade, Serbia (CrossCloud 2017).

  • Faten is a co-editor of the Special Issue of the International Journal on Network Management (IJNM) on Security for Emerging Open Networking Technologies (CFP).

  • Faten joined the editorial board of the International Journal of Network Management (IJNM).

  • Faten is co-organizing the IEEE/ACM/IFIP International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM) at his school l'École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) and he is co-chairing the CNSM Technical Program Committee (CNSM 2016).

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Phone: 514 396-8644
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