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Prof.Sebti Foufou Academic RankProfessor

Research Interests:

  • His research interests include geometric modeling, 3D representations, and image processing. He is also interested in data models, and data representation in product lifecycle management (PLM) and smart machining systems. More recently, he is working on the applications of Artificial Intelligence for data processing in PLM and smart cities.


He received a Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University Claude Bernard Lyon I, France, in 1997, for a dissertation on parametric surfaces intersections, then received a research supervision habilitation degree (RDH) from the University of Burgundy, Dijon, France.
He has been with the Computer Science Department, University of Burgundy, since 1998. In 2005 and 2006, he worked as a Guest Researcher with the NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. Between 2009 and 2017 he was with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Qatar University, where he served as the chair of the University faculty senate, then as the chair of the Department for three academic years from 2012 to 2015. He was also a visiting professor at New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE, between Sept 2017 and Aug 2020.
Prof. Sebti supervised and co-supervised more than 20 PhD students and several final projects for master level students.
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