Ghizlane El Boussaidi, Eng., Ph.D.
Ing. d'état (EHTP, Maroc), M.Sc. (UQAM), Ph.D. (Montréal)
Department of Software and IT Engineering
Ghizlane El Boussaidi

Domains of expertise

Ghizlane El Boussaidi has over 15 years of industrial experience during which she contributed to developing and implementing various software systems.

Her areas of practice include:
  • Software analysis and requirements elicitation
  • Design and implementation of software systems
  • Application and support of good design practices (design patterns and architectural styles including layered and SOA styles)
  • Sodtware re-engineering (reconstruction and analysis of software architecture)
  • Model driven developpement and model transformation technologies (MOF, UML, SysML, EMF, ATL, QVT, ...)
  • ERP and CRM (SAP, Siebel)
  • Rule-based systems (ILOG)
  • Database design and administration (MySQL, Informix).


University of Montreal
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering (March 2010, Excellent honors and candidate to the Dean’s honors list)

University of Quebec at Montreal
Master in Software Engineering (May 2005, Excellent honors)

Hassania School of engineering
Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Embedded systems (July 1991)


March 2010 - present

Software and IT engineering department
École de technologie supérieure

January 2007 - January 2009
Research professional

SAP Research Montreal
SAP Labs Canada

September 2002 - February 2010
Research professional

Laboratory for research on technologies for eCommerce
Université du Québec à Montréal

January 2003 - December 2003
Teaching assistant

Computer science department
Université du Québec à Montréal

August 1997 - May 2002
Computer department head

Ministry of Health, Morocco

1995- July 1997
Software Engineer

Ministry of Health, Morocco

December 1992- 1994
Engineer and technical department head


September 1991- September 1992

CIELEC, Morocco

Contact info

Office: A-4498
Phone: 514 396-8458
Fax: 514 396-8405