Adel M. Alimi

MIR Labs Board of Governors -Africa

MIR Labs


Adel M. Alimi was born in Sfax (Tunisia) in 1966. He graduated in Electrical Engineering 1990, obtained a PhD and then an HDR both in Electrical & Computer Engineering in 1995 and 2000 respectively. He is now professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Sfax.

His research interest includes applications of intelligent methods (neural networks, fuzzy logic, evolutionary algorithms) to pattern recognition, robotic systems, vision systems, and industrial processes. He focuses his research on intelligent pattern recognition, learning, analysis and intelligent control of large scale complex systems.

He is associate editor and member of the editorial board of many international scientific journals (e.g. "Pattern Recognition Letters", "NeuroComputing", "Neural Processing Letters", "International Journal of Image and Graphics", "Neural Computing and Applications", "International Journal of Robotics and Automation", "International Journal of Systems Science", etc.).

He was guest editor of several special issues of international journals (e.g. Fuzzy Sets & Systems, Soft Computing, Journal of Decision Systems, Integrated Computer Aided Engineering, Systems Analysis Modelling and Simulations).

He was the general chairman of the International Conference on Machine Intelligence ACIDCA-ICMI'2005 & 2000.

He is an IEEE senior member and member of IAPR, INNS and PRS. He is the 2009-2010 IEEE Tunisia Section Treasurer, the 2009-2010 IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Tunisia Chapter Chair, the 2011 IEEE Sfax Subsection, the 2010-2011 IEEE Computer Society Tunisia Chair, the 2011 IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Tunisia Chapter, the SMCS corresponding member of the IEEE Committee on Earth Observation, and the IEEE Counselor of the ENIS Student Branch.