received his B.Eng. degree in Telecommunications from the INPT in Rabat, Morocco, in 1987. He then worked as a Network Engineer at the ONCF, Morocco's national railway operator, for 5 years. In August 1992, Dr. Boulmalf moved to Canada to pursue his graduate studies at the National Institute for Scientific Research in Montreal. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Wireless Communications in 1994 and 2001, respectively. From September 1994 to December 1998, he served as an RF Research Engineer at INRS-Telecom. In January 1999, he joined ÉTS (École de technologie supérieure) at Quebec University where he was a lecturer. In September of the same year, he joined Microcell Telecommunications, GSM Operator in Canada, where he worked as a Senior Performance Network Engineer. From 2000 to 2002, he held the position of Principal Engineer in the Integration Department at Ericsson, in Montreal. In February 2002, he joined the Faculty of Information Technology at the United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi, where he worked as an Assistant Professor until July 2007. In August 2007, he relocated to the School of Science & Engineering at Al Akhawayn University in Morocco where he worked as an Associate Professor of Computer Science until December 2010. He was the Co-Founder of Wireless Communications Research Lab. At Al Akhawayn, he was chair of the Quality Assurance and the Teaching & Practices Committees. In January 2011, Dr. Boulmalf joined the Canadian University of Dubai as an Associate Professor of Telecommunications and the Quality Assurance Advisor to the VPAA. In September 2011, he was recruited by the International University of Rabat as a Professor of Networking/Security and the Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science. He is the author/co-author of about 100 articles in refereed journals and conferences in the fields of Wireless Networking and Communications, Wireless Sensor Networks, Mobile Computing, RFID Technologies and Network Security. Dr. Boulmalf is an IEEE member and member of the IEEE Communications Society. He serves on the technical program committee of several international IEEE conferences such as GLOBECOM, ISCC, ICC and IIT. In addition, he has been a reviewer for several international journals and conferences.
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