Mohammed El Mohajir is European Master in Environmental System Modelling from University of Liege (1992) and Doctor of Science from the University Catholic of Louvain (Belgium) (1997). He joined Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdelah University in 2004. He is Professor at the department of computer sciences at the Faculty of Science Dhar Mahraz. He lectures Databases and Information Systems Design and implementation, Datawarehousing and Business Intelligence for decision-support, Requirements and Software Engineering and Project management, for both undergraduate and master levels.
He was a research assistant at the UCL from 1992 to 1997 and then Doctor Research Associate from 1997 to 1998. He then moved to the United Kingdom to hold a Senior Research Associate position at the School of Mathematics at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. In 2001, he joined the Information Technology department at a multinational Telecommunication Company based in Brussels as a Software Systems Engineer and IT Project manager. He has been involved in many European and international projects with the UCL (Belgium), CERFACS (France), Metéo France (France), LMD (France), KNMI (Netherlands), NCAR (USA), Met. Office and Hadley Centre (UK), CTM (Spain), CNR and University of Pisa (Italy). He is a member of many scientific associations and societies and serves on many national and international scientific and organizing committees. He is member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology indexed by Scopus (Elsevier), Guest Editor of two special issues of the IADIS International journal on computer science and information systems in 2009 and 2014 and co-author of more than 50 papers that have appeared in referred symposia, magazines and journals. He is IEEE Senior member, he was the IEEE Morocco newsletter editor from 2005 to 2008 and vice-chair from 2007 to 2015, Counselor since 2007 of the IEEE USMBA Student Branch. He was appointed in January 2011 the Chair of the IEEE Morocco computer & communications chapter, and elected in 2016 as the IEEE Morocco Section Chair. He is the founder and head of the Research Group on Datawarehousing & Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics at the Faculty of sciences Dhar Mahraz in Fez. He was member of the steering committee of the the department of computer sciences between 2009 and 2012 and member of the faculty board from 2011 to 2014. He is the founder and General Chair of the IEEE international Colloquium in Information Sciences and Technology since 2011, whose proceeding is indexed by DBLP, Scopus and IEEE Xplore. He is Member of the MoICT ERA-WIDE project funded by the 7th European Framework Program (2012-2014), and jury member of the 2015 North African Falling Walls Lab. His research interest is towards conceptual modeling, requirement engineering and entreprise Organizational modeling, decision-support Information Systems and Big Data Analytics. He is also carrying out training, research and consultancy work for private and public sector organisations in Morocco and Europe.