• Natural Language Processing (NLP)/ Artificial Intelligence (AI).
  • Software Development / Web Design.
  • System Analysis / Inventory Control


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PhD .Computer Science.
2002-2006 New Mexico Tech. Socorro, NM
Dissertation: Improving Arabic Information Retrieval Using Local Variations in Modern Standard Arabic.

M.S .Computer Science.
1998-1999 New Mexico Tech. Socorro, NM
Course work:

  • Includes Fuzzy system, Neural Networks, Advanced data communications, Advanced operating systems, Databases and information systems, Programming languages -SmallTalk, Ada, Lisp, Modula 2-

B.S. Computer Science -Ingenieur d'�tat en Informatique-.
1990-1995 University of Oran ES-Senia Oran, Algeria
Course work:

  • Including Data communications, Operating system, Operational research, Data analysis, Computer algorithms.


Senior System Analyst,
Jul. 2007- Present Research Administration NMSU Las Cruces, New Mexico

  • Related skills: C,C++ , Perl, .NET, MS/MySQL, LDAP, ColdFusion.
Analyst III,
Feb. 2004- 2007 Physical Science Laboratory NMSU Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Related skills: C++, C, Java, .NET, Perl, Lex, Tcl/Tk.
Computer Specialist II,
Mar 2000-Feb 2004 Computing Research Laboratory NMSU Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Related skills: C++, C, Java, Perl, Lex, Tcl/Tk.
Research Assistant,
1998–1999 New Mexico Tech Socorro, New Mexico Master student of Computer Science at New Mexico Tech.
  • Related skills: SQL, MS Access, VBA, Oracle DB, and Crystal reporter. IDEAS, Lawson.
Materials Administrator,
1996–1997 DEUTAG ENTP Drilling Company Hassi Messaoud, Algeria
  • Drilling Supervisor assistant with the duties of supporting the drilling operation and managing the supplying of the materials with the subcontractors.
  • Developed an MS Access application "Warehouse Manager" to automate the reporting process.
Computer Technician,
1996 Bechtel International Hassi Messaoud/R'Mel, Algeria
  • Computer programmer and operator for the material tracking system for the GME, GR-2 pipeline projects using MS Access.


Ph.D Student 02-06.
  • Building and assessing corpus
  • Variants identification and recognition using Statistical Language Modeling.
  • Improving Arabic Information Retrieval via morphology and query expansion using Latent Semantics.
MS Student 98-99.
  • Developed a relational database in Sybase -Design, Implementation, Embedded C, Cursors, Triggers, etc.-
  • Rewrote the Linux kernel to introduce new scheduling policies and loaded them as external modules.
  • Implemented the concurrent threads under Linux/Alpha.
  • Implemented system calls on Linux kernel and managed them from user mode.
  • Developed and improved the Image Compression with Neural Nets using C.
  • Developed a Fuzzy controller for motion of a robot in a dynamic environment. The implementation was on C++ using Qt lib, Cross platforms -Linux, Win95-.
BS Student 90-95
  • Graduation Thesis titled "Optimization of the intermediate code using neural nets" implementing the algorithms of optimizing the intermediate code and replacing it with a  neural networks based program.
  • Developed Back propagation simulator using C++.


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  • Programming: C, C++ MFC/Builder, Java, JavaScript, Perl, DELPHI, Sybase, FORTRAN.
  • Databases : Sybase, Ms Access, Dbase III, IV, MS SQL, Oracle, Crystal Report.
  • Platforms : Win 95/98/NT, Unix, Linux -Xwin, KDE-, DOS.
  • Web design : HTML, DHTML, CGI-C, Perl-, Java, JavaScript.


  • Fluent (Written and Verbal) in English, Arabic and French. Moderate Spanish.


  • Highly skilled presenter of technical information and scientific research.
  • Assisted in the instruction of undergraduate and graduate classes. Graded exams and tutored the students on Computer networking and data communications, practicum C.
  • Webmaster and Developer. WebPages.
  • Very experienced with management and procurement procedures and work flow.
  • Friendly open attitude with a willingness to help and learn from others.
  • Self-motivated, strong team player with interests in exploring new technologies.
  • Hobbies: Horseback riding, Hiking, Traveling.