Keynote Speakers

Jalel Ben-othman

University of Paris 13, France

received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees both in Computer Science from the University of Pierre et Marie Curie, (Paris 6) France in 1992, and 1994 respectively. He received his PhD degree from the University of Versailles, France, in 1998. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Orsay (Paris 11) and University of Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6), in 1998 and 1999 respectively. He was an Associate Professor at the University of Versailles from 2000 to 2011. He is now full professor at University of Paris 13. Dr. Ben-Othman.s research interests are in the area of wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, Broadband Wireless Networks, multi-services bandwidth management in WLAN (IEEE 802.11), WMAN (IEEE 802.16), WWAN (LTE), security in wireless networks in general and wireless sensor and ad hoc networks in particular. His work appears in highly respected international journals and conferences, including, IEEE ICC, Globecom, LCN, VTC, PIMRC, etc. He has supervised and co-supervised several graduate students in these areas.


Zaenal Hasibuan

Professor of Computer Science, University of Indonesia, Indonesia

Prof. Zainal A. Hasibuan, Ph.D. was born in Pekan Baru, Indonesia in 1959. He received BSc. degree in Statistic from Bogor Institute of Agriculture, Indonesia, 1986, MSc. and PhD in Information Science, Indiana University, in 1989 and 1995 respectively. Currently, he is a lecturer and PhD supervisor at Faculty of Computer Science, University of Indonesia. He is also the Head of Digital Library and Distance Learning. His research interests include e-Learning, Digital Library, Information Retrieval, Information System, and Software Engineering.


Piet Kommers

University of Twente, Netherlands

Dr. Piet Kommers is an early pioneer in media for cognitive- and social support. His doctoral research explored methods for hypertext and concept mapping in learning. Since 1982 he developed educational technology fir teacher training. His main thesis is that technology is catalytic for human ambition and awareness. His main function is associate professor in the University in Twente, The Netherlands and adjunct/visiting professor in various countries. He taught more than fifteen bachelor-, master- and PhD courses and supervised more than 30 PhD students.