Canada: The “Royal” journey of an Algerian computer genius

Solicited by the giants of the computer world such as IBM, member of the Royal Canadian Society of Sciences, Raouf Boutaba, an Algerian established in Canada, is undoubtedly one of the most famous computer scientists in the world, and his career is one of the more fascinating.

Farouk Boutaba was born in Tebessa in 1966, he obtained his degree in computer science from the Bordj Badji Mokhtar University of Annaba in 1988, which led him to continue his studies in France where he was able to obtain his doctorate in 1994 at Sorbonne University. Farouk Boutaba was far from stopping there, this successful school career had led him to join Canadian soil, where he will also become one of the pillars of computer science, networks and intelligence. artificial.

A pillar of computing in Canada

Once in Canada, Professor Raouf Boutaba joined the Computer Research Center of Montreal in 1995 as a permanent researcher in the field of telecommunications and networks, before founding the Telecommunications and Distributed Systems Research Division, his own laboratory, of which he will also be the president.

The Algerian is a real free electron, indeed, besides the field of research, he also touched the field of education as a lecturer at the Canadian University of Waterloo, before he was promoted to president of the faculty of mathematics in 2016, then to head of scientific research in 2017.

The Algerian genius, in addition to his exemplary academic career, his teaching qualities, and his research skills, has also collaborated with several international companies, such as with the computer giant IBM, collaborations that have earned him a worldwide reputation, and to be considered one of the best computer scientists and developers.

Titles and Achievements

Raouf Boutaba, the Algerian genius, is currently established on Canadian soil. This is where he built his reputation, and this is where he founded the Cloud Computing operating system, but where he was also one of the developers of SITA, the International Society of Aeronautical Telecommunications.

The professor is also at the origin of more than 400 scientific publications which have been cited more than 27,000 times, which has earned him, in addition to the Canadian IEEE prize, a place within the Canadian Academy. Royal of Sciences.

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