Dr. Brahim Medjahed

Professor

Department of Computer & Information Science

The University of Michigan - Dearborn

4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

Office: 242 CIS

Phone: (313) 583 6449

Fax: (313) 593 4256

My Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

[Education]

[Research Interests]

[Awards]

[Teaching]

[Grants]

[Selected Publication]

[Students]

[Professional Activities]

 

Education

 

o   Ph. D. in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, May 2004.

o   M. Sc. in Computer Science, Algiers University of Sciences and Technology (USTHB), September 1995.

o   B. Sc. in Computer Science, Algiers University of Sciences and Technology (USTHB), June 1991.

More details can be found in my CV (PDF version).

 

Research Interests
 

o   Service Computing, Cloud Services, Data Integration, Privacy and Trust, Ontology.

 

Awards
 

o   Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Michigan – Dearborn, 2018.

o   Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering and Computer Science, 2018.

o   Elevated to IEEE Senior Member Grade, 2017.

o   Ford Faculty Internship Award, Summer 2017.

o   Best Student Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Web Services, ICWS 2015 (17% acceptance rate).

o   Best Paper Award (Wilkes Award), The Computer Journal, 2008 (one of the longest established journals in computing).

o   Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, 2004.

 

Teaching
 

Below is the list of courses I taught so far at the University of Michigan – Dearborn:

o   CIS 150: Computer Science 1 (lecture and lab)

o   CIS 294: Programming in Visual Basic

o   CIS 425: Information Systems

o   CIS 4261: Information Systems Design and Analysis

o   CIS 4262: Information Systems Design and Analysis II

o   CIS 476/566: Software Architecture and Design Patterns

o   CIS 571: Web Services

o   CIS 634: Semantic Web

o   PDED 518: IT in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

 

Grants
 

1.        Ford Motor Company, PI
Developing Advanced Privacy Protection Algorithms for Connected Automotive User Experience, Amount: $191,154. 04/2016 – 03/2018. B. Medjahed and D. Ma.

2.        Ford Motor Company, PI
Faculty Internship Award, Ford Alliance Program, Amount: $10,000. Summer 2017. B. Medjahed.

3.        Institute of Advanced Vehicle Systems (IAVS), University of Michigan – Dearborn , co-PI
A High-dimensional Multi-level Framework to Improve Software Quality. Amount: $10,000, 12/2013 – 09/2014. M. Kessentini (PI), B. Medjahed, K. Deb.

4.        Ford Motor Company, PI
SYNCLet: Mobile Phone Extensions for Vehicle Appropriate Use, Amount: $25,000. From 10/2009 to 01/2010. B. Medjahed and Paul Watta.

5.        University of Michigan - Dearborn, Center for Engineering Education and Practice, PI
A Self-Healing Approach for End-To-End Change Management in Dynamic Service-Oriented Systems. B. Medjahed. Amount $45,402. From 09/2008 to 08/2010.

6.        TRW Automotive, PI
A Workflow System for Brake Instability Analysis. B. Medjahed (PI). Amount $3,000. From 02/2008 to 04/2008.

7.        National Science Foundation (NSF), co-PI
ITEST Program. Fostering Interest in Information Technology. M. Duran (PI), M. Hoft, B. Medjahed, E. Orady, and P. Zitsewitz. Amount: $900,000 (personal share: 20%). From 09/2007 to 08/2010.

8.        US Department of State, Senior Personnel
The Professional Mentoring and Networking Program for Women in Engineering. J. Cristiano (PI), B. Medjahed (Senior Personnel with 6 other Faculty from UM-Dearborn). Amount: $349,305. From 09/2008 to 08/2009.

9.        University of Michigan, Office of the Vice-President of Research (OVPR), PI
Chamaeleo: Self-Managing Changes in Dynamic Service-Oriented Applications. B. Medjahed. Amount $17,000. From 05/2007 to 05/2008. This is a competitive grant open to Faculty from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses.

10.     University of Michigan - Dearborn, Center for Engineering Education and Practice, co-PI
Developing In-Vehicle Database Management Techniques for Efficient Vehicular Applications. Q. Zhu (PI) and B. Medjahed. Amount $53,000. From 05/2005 to 08/2007.

 

Selected Publication (See also my DBLP entry)

Journals

1)   A. Cherouane, L. Mahdaoui, L. Bellatreche, B. Medjahed.
A Semantic Approach for Generating Government Processes.
International Journal of Web and Grid Services. Accepted.

2)   A. Rezgui, N. Davis, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed, H. Soliman.
CloudFinder: A System for Processing Big Data Workloads on Volunteered Federated Clouds.
IEEE Transactions on Big Data. Accepted.

3)   M.N. And Rahman, B. Medjahed, E. Orady, M.R. Muhammad, R. Abdullah, A.S.M. Jaya.
Cloud Manufacturing: Issues and Opportunities.
Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (13 pages), 12(1), 2018.

4)   A. Bouguettaya, M. Singh, M. Huhns, Q. Z. Sheng, H. Dong, Q. Yu, A.G. Neiat, S.Mistry, B. Benatallah, B. Medjahed, M. Ouzzani, F. Casati, X. Liu, H. Wang, D. Georgakopoulos, L. Chen, S. Nepal, Z. Malik, A. Erradi, Y. Wang, B. Blake, S. Dustdar, F. Leymann, M. Papazoglou.
A Service Computing Manifesto: The Next Ten Years.
Communications of the ACM.
60(4), pp. 64-72, April 2017.

5)   K. Hashmi, A. Alhosban, Z. Malik, and B. Medjahed.
A Web Service Negotiation Management and QoS Dependency Modeling Framework.
ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS),
7(2), Article 5, May 2016.

6)   Z. Malik, B. Medjahed, A. Rezgui.
sCARE: Reputation Estimation on the Uncertain Service Web.
ACM Transactions on Internet Technology,
16(1), Article 7, February 2016.

7)   I. Benamor, S. Benbernou, M. Ouziri, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed.
Discovering Best Teams for Data Leak aware Crowdsourcing in Social Networks.
ACM Transactions on the Web,
10(1), Article 2, February 2016.

8)   A. Alhosban, K. Hashmi, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed, S. Benbernou.
Bottom-up Fault Management in Service-based Systems.
ACM Transactions on Internet Technology,
15(2), Article 7 (40 pages), June 2015.

9)   S.-E. Tbahriti, B. Medjahed, C. Ghedira, M. Mrissa.
Privacy-Enhanced Web Service Composition.
IEEE Transactions on Services Computing.
7(2), June 2014.

10)         M. Duran, M. Hoft, D. Lawson, B. Medjahed, E. Orady.
Urban High School Students' IT/STEM Learning: Findings from a Collaborative Inquiry and Design-Based Afterschool Program.
Journal of Science Education and Technology, Springer,
23(1), February 2014.

11)         S.E. Tbahriti, C. Ghedira, B. Medjahed, M. Mrissa, D. Benslimane.
How to Enhance Privacy within DaaS service Composition?
IEEE Systems Journal.
7(3), September 2013.

12)         A. Alhosban, K. Hashmi, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed.
MASC: Matching Alternative Services in the Cloud.
International Journal of Electronic Business Management.
11(3), September 2013.

13)         S.E. Tbahriti, B. Medjahed, C. Ghedira.
Modeling and Respecting Privacy Specification when Composing DaaS Services.
International Journal of Web Service Research,
9(4), December 2012.

14)         A. Alhosban, K. Hashmi, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed.
S2R: A Semantic Web service Similarity and Ranking Approach.
International Journal of Next-Generation Computing,
3(2), July 2012.

15)         M. Barhamgi, C. Ghedira, D. Benslimane, B. Medjahed.
An SOA-based Architecture to Share Medical Data with Privacy Preservation.
International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence
2(3), pages 11-26, August 2011.

16)         Z. Malik, A. Rezgui, B. Medjahed, M. Ouzzani, A. K. Sinha.
Semantics-Enabled Integration in Geosciences
International Journal of Semantic Computing,
4(3), pages 301-330, December 2010.

17)         M. Barhamgi, D. Benslimane, B. Medjahed
A Query Rewriting Approach for Web Service Composition
IEEE Transactions on Services Computing,
3(3), pages 206 – 222, September 2010.

18)         Q. Yu, M. Rege, A. Bouguettaya, B. Medjahed, M. Ouzzani.
A Two-phase Framework for Quality-aware Web service Selection
Service Oriented Computing and Applications,
4(2), pages 63-79, June 2010.

19)         B. Medjahed, S. Hadi, W. Grosky
A Service-Oriented Framework for Controlling Invasive Species in Agriculture.
International Journal of Metadata, Semantics, and Ontologies,
4(1/2), pages 34-41, January 2009.

20)         B. Medjahed
Dissemination Protocols for Event-based Service-Oriented Architectures.
IEEE Transactions on Services Computing,
1(3), pages 155-168, September 2008.

21)         Q. Zhu, B. Medjahed, A. Sharma, H. Huang
The
Collective Index: A Technique for Efficient Processing of Progressive Queries.
The Computer Journal,
51(6), pages 662-676, November 2008.
- Best Paper Award (Winner of the Computer Journal Wilkes Award for 2008).

22)         Q. Yu , X. Liu , A. Bouguettaya, B. Medjahed
Deploying and Managing Web Services: Issues, Solutions, and Directions.
The VLDB Journal,
17(3), pages 537-572, May 2008.

23)         R. Hamadi, B. Benatallah, B. Medjahed
Self-Adapting Recovery Nets for Policy-Driven Exception Handling in Business Processes.
Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD),
22(1), pages 1-44, February 2008.

24)         B. Medjahed, Y. Atif
Context-Based Matching for Web Service Composition.
Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD),
21(1), pages 5-37, February 2007.

25)         B. Medjahed, A. Bouguettaya, B. Benatallah.
Semantic Web Services: Issues, Solutions, and Applications (Editorial Introduction).
ACM Transactions on Internet Technology,
8(1), November 2007.

26)         B. Medjahed, A. Bouguettaya
Customized Delivery of E-Government Web Services.
IEEE Intelligent Systems,
20(6), pages 77-84, December 2005.
- Featured among Timely Topics TechNews for IT Professionals, ACM TechNews, 8(892), January 23, 2006 (source)
- Featured in an IEEE Internet Computing column, 10(2), page 13, April 2006

27)         B. Medjahed, A. Bouguettaya
A Multilevel Composability Model for Semantic Web Services.
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE),
17(7), pages 954-968, July 2005.

28)         B. Medjahed, A. Bouguettaya
A Dynamic Foundational Architecture for Semantic Web Services.
Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD),
17(2), pages 179-206, March 2005.

29)         B. Medjahed, B. Benatallah, A. Bouguettaya, A. Elmagarmid
WebBIS: An Infrastructure for Agile Integration of Web Services
.
International Journal on Cooperative Information Systems (IJCIS),
13(2), pages 121-158, June 2004.

30)         B. Medjahed, A. Bouguettaya, A. Elmagarmid
Composing Web Services on the Semantic Web.
The VLDB Journal,
12(4), pages 333-351, November 2003.
- Top 15 Most Cited VLDB Journal publications (all years). Source Harzing Publish or Perish Tool (as of 03/20/2017)

31)         X. Yang, A. Bouguettaya, B. Medjahed, H. Long, W. He
Organizing and Accessing Web Services on Air.
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part A,
33(6), pages 742-757, November 2003.

32)         B. Medjahed, B. Benatallah, A. Bouguettaya, A. H. H. Ngu, A. Elmagarmid
Business-to-Business Interactions: Issues and Enabling Technologies.
The VLDB Journal,
12(1), pages 59-85, May 2003.
- Top 10 Most Cited VLDB Journal publications (all years) according to Harzing Publish or Perish Tool (as of 03/20/2017)

33)         B. Medjahed, A. Rezgui, A. Bouguettaya, M. Ouzzani
Infrastructure for E-Government Web Services.
IEEE Internet Computing,
7(1), pages 58-65, January/February 2003.
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34)         A. Bouguettaya, M. Ouzzani, B Medjahed, J. Cameron
Managing Government Databases.
IEEE Computer,
34(2), pages 56-64, February 2001.

Books

1)            M. Duran, M. Hoft, B. Medjahed, D. Lawson, E. Orady (editors).
STEM Learning – IT Integration and Collaborative Strategies.
Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-26179-9, 183 pages, January 2016.
[Book Entry in Springer]

2)            B. Medjahed, A. Bouguettaya.
Service Composition for the Semantic Web.
Springer, ISBN: 978-1-4419-8464-7, 191 pages, February 2011.
[Book Entry in Springer]

Conferences & Workshops (Since 2010)

1)            F. Binzagr, B. Medjahed
CrowdMashup: Recommending Crowdsourcing Teams for Mashup Development.
The 16th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing, ICSOC 2018, Hangzhou, China, November 2018.
Acceptance rate: 14.65% (40 out of 273)

2)            H. Labbaci, B. Medjahed, Y. Aklouf.
A Deep Learning Approach for Quality-Aware Long Term Service Composition.
The 15th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing, ICSOC 2017, Malaga, Spain, November 2017.
Acceptance rate: 18%

3)            H. Labbaci, B. Medjahed, Y. Aklouf.
Learning Interactions from Web Service Logs.
28th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, DEXA 2017, Lyon, France, August 2017.
Acceptance rate: 22%

4)            H. Labbaci, B. Medjahed, F. Binzagr, Y. Aklouf.
A Deep Learning Approach for Web Service Interactions.
2017 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, WI 2017, Leipzig, Germany, August 2017.
Acceptance rate: 66%

5)            Huaxin Li, Di Ma, B. Medjahed, Qianyi Wang, Y.-S. Kim,
Secure and Privacy-Preserving Data Collection Mechanisms for Connected Vehicles.
WCX17, SAE World Congress Experience, Detroit, Michigan, April 2017.

6)            H. Labbaci, B. Medjahed, Y. Aklouf, Z. Malik.
Follow the Leader: A Social Network Approach for Service Communities.
The 14th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing, ICSOC 2016, Alberta, Canada, October 2016.
Acceptance rate: 21%

7)            N. Ammar, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed, M. Alodib.
K-Anonymity-based Approach for Privacy Preserving Web Service Selection.
International conference on Web Services, ICWS'15, New York, June 2015.
Acceptance Rate: 17%
- Best Student Paper Award.

8)            A. Alhosban, Z. Malik, K. Hashmi, B. Medjahed.
Integrating Fault Tolerance Method into Service-Oriented Computing.
International IEEE Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering, IEEE SOSE 2015, San Francisco, pp. 161–168, April 2015.
Acceptance rate: 29.5% (18 out of 61)

9)            K. Hashmi, E. Najmi, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed, A. Alhosban.
Sentiment Analysis for Intelligent Ratings Management.
The 11th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Compute Systems and Applications, AICCSA 2014, Doha, Qatar, pp. 389–396, November 2014.

10)         K. Hashmi, E. Najmi, Z. Malik, A. Alhosban, B. Medjahed, A. Rezgui.
Automated Negotiation Using Semantic Rules.
International Conference on Services Computing, SCC'14, Alaska, pp. 536–543, June 2014.
Acceptance rate: 19%

11)         S. –E. Tbahriti, B. Medjahed, C. Ghedira, D. Benslimane, M. Mrissa.
Respecting Privacy in Web Service Composition.
International conference on Web Services, ICWS'13, Santa Clara., June 2013.
Acceptance Rate: 19%

12)         A. Alhosban, K. Hashmi, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed.
Self-healing Framework for Cloud-based Services,
The 10th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Compute Systems and Applications, AICCSA 2013, Fes/Ifrane, Morocco
, May 2013.

13)         F. Khazalah, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed.
Automatic Conflict Resolution in a CDSS.
24th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), Chania, Crete, Greece
, June 2012.
Acceptance rate: 23.25%

14)         S.-E. Tbahriti, B. Medjahed, Z. Malik, C. Ghedira, M.l Mrissa.
How to Preserve Privacy in Services Interaction.
The 8th Intern. Symposium on Frontiers of Information Systems and Network Applications, Japan, March 2012.

15)         S.-E. Tbahriti, M. Mrissa, B. Medjahed, C. Ghedira, M. Berhamgi, J. Fayn.
Privacy-aware DaaS Services Composition.
22nd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, DEXA 2011, Toulouse, France, August 2011.
Acceptance rate: 25.12% (52 out of 207)

16)         S.-E. Tbahriti, B. Medjahed, Z. Malik, C. Ghedira, M. Mrissa.
Meerkat–A Dynamic Privacy Framework for Web Services.
2011 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, WI 2011, Lyon, France, August 2011.
Acceptance Rate: 19%

17)         A. Alhosban, K. Hashmi, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed.
Assessing Fault Occurrence Likelihood for Service-Oriented Systems.
International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE 2011), Paphos, Cyprus
, June 2011.
Acceptance Rate: 25% (22/88)

18)         K. Hashmi, A. Alhosban, Z. Malik, B. Medjahed.
WebNeg: A Genetic Algorithm based Approach for Service Negotiation.
International conference on Web Services, ICWS'11, Washington D.C.
, July 2011.
Acceptance Rate: 13.7% (38/277)

19)         B. Medjahed and Z. Malik.
Bottom-up Fault Management in Composite Web Services.
The 23rd International Conference on Advanced Information System Engineering, CAiSE'11, London, England
, June 2011.
Acceptance Rate: 13% (42/320)

20)         Z. Malik and B. Medjahed.
Trust Assessment for Web Services under Uncertainty.
10th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing ICSOC 2010, San Francisco
, December 2010.
Acceptance Rate: 15% (33/238)

Theses

1)            B. Medjahed.
Semantic Web Enabled Composition of Web Services.
Ph. D. Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, May 2004.

2)            B. Medjahed.
Concurrency Control for Nested Transactions.
M. Sc. Thesis, Algiers University of Sciences and Technology (USTHB), September 1995.

 

Students
 

Ph.D. Advising

1.    David Shugars, University of Michigan-Dearborn (post-qualifying exam).

2.    Hamza Labbaci, USTHB University, Algiers, Algeria (co-supervised with Dr. Youcef Aklouf).

3.    Faisal Binzagr, University of Michigan-Dearborn.

M. Sc. Thesis Advising

1.    Faisal Binzagr, University of Michigan-Dearborn (Graduated: Summer 2017).

2.    Venkata Prasanna, University of Michigan-Dearborn (Graduated: December 2017).

3.    Luke Duncan, University of Michigan-Dearborn (Graduated: May 2012).

4.    Olu Obembe, University of Michigan-Dearborn (Graduated: May 2009).

5.    Shamil Hadi, University of Michigan-Dearborn (Graduated: July 2008).

PhD Committee Membership

1.    Ziyad Hailat, Wayne State University (Final Defense: July 2018).

2.    Ahmad Nasser, University of Michigan – Dearborn (Preliminary Defense: December 2016).

3.    Hanzhang Wang, University of Michigan – Dearborn (Final Defense: December 2017).

4.    Wiem Mkaouer, University of Michigan – Dearborn (Final Defense: March 2016).

5.    Khayyam I. Hashmi, Wayne State University (Final Defense: February 2016).

6.    Fayez Saleem Khazalah, Wayne State University (Final Defense: July 2015).

7.    Chao Zhu, University of Michigan – Dearborn. (Final defense: September 2014).

8.    Amal Alhosban, Wayne State University. (Final defense: July 2013).

M. Sc. Thesis Committee Membership

1.    Alex Melville, University of Michigan – Dearborn, April 2017.

2.    Yarong Gu, University of Michigan – Dearborn, April 2017.

3.    Rafi Almhana, University of Michigan – Dearborn, November 2016.

4.    Fun Jiregesi, University of Michigan – Dearborn, November 2016.

5.    Xianying Liu, University of Michigan – Dearborn, November 2015.

6.    Sania Halawi, University of Michigan-Dearborn, December 2012.

7.    Nan Wang, University of Michigan-Dearborn, August 2012.

8.    Viktor Aboyan, University of Michigan-Dearborn, February 2010.

9.    Lilit Yenokyan, University of Michigan-Dearborn, October 2009.

10.Rafayel Bezirganyan, University of Michigan-Dearborn,, March 2009.

11.Hyun Jeong Seok, University of Michigan-Dearborn, January 2009.

12.Anshuman Sharma, University of Michigan-Dearborn, June 2006.

13.Yuri Siradeghyan, University of Michigan-Dearborn, May 2006.

14.Goke Ojewole, University of Michigan-Dearborn, December 2005.

M. Sc. Projects

o   Supervised more than 70 graduate students for their M.Sc. projects (CIS 695). More details can be found here.

Undergraduate Students

o   Supervised more than 15 undergraduate students in various sponsored projects. More details can be found here.

 

Professional Activities
 

Conference Organization

o   Track Chair (Advances in Web Technologies: Semantics and Future Internet), 13th ACS/IEEE Inter. Conf. on Computers, Systems, and Applications (AICCSA 2016).

o   Track Chair (BPM, Web Services, SOA), 12th ACS/IEEE Inter. Conf. on Computers, Systems, and Applications (AICCSA 2015).

o   Track Chair (Databases and Data Mining), 8th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT 2012).

o   Program Vice-Chair, International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems, MobiWIS-2011.

o   Tutorial co-Chair: IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (APSCC 2009).

o   Publicity co-Chair: International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2008).

Editorial Activities

o   Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Web Science.

o   Guest Editor (with A. Bouguettaya and B. Benatallah) of a special issue on Semantic Web Services: Issues, Solutions, and Applications, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, 8(1), November 2007.

Member of Conference Program Committees

o   Intern. Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC): 2017, 2016, 2015, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005.

o   Intern. Conference Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA): 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009.

o   IEEE International conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD): 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011.

o   IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web intelligence (WI): 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011.

o   Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA): 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009.

o   Intern. Symposium on Programming and Systems (ISPS): 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005.

o   Intern. Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE): 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008.

o   And a total of more than 100 conferences and workshops. More details can be found my here.