Staffordshire University, UK
Prof. Elhadj Benkhelifa
Elhadj Benkhelifa is a Professor of Computer Science at Staffordshire University, UK/ He is the founding head of Cloud Computing and Applications Research Lab and the Research Lead for REF (Research Excellence Framework) for Computing and Informatics Unit of Assessment. Before that (2014-2016) Elhadj was the Faculty Director of the Mobile Fusion Applied Research Centre (45 PhD students and 15+ Staff). Elhadj has published 120+ research papers in journals, conferences and book chapters and edited a number of conference proceedings and jounals’ special issues. He is the co-founder or number of successful IEEE international conferences and workshops. Elhadj’s research interest covers Artificial Life and biologically inspired systems, Cloud Computing including security and resilience, Mobile Cloud, Software Defined Systems, Cloud Forensics, IOT and Cloud, Fog and Mobile Edge Computing. Elhadj is also a Director at Yotta Laboratories Ltd and a Senior R&D Advisor to a number of companies in the UK.