RECONNECTT is excited to partner with Stanford University to bring the 2nd edition of Women in Data Science (WiDS) Worldwide) regional event to Tunisia, entitled : Tunisian Women and DATA+AI Summit 2023
We feel deeply proud and are hugely honored to welcome as distinguished keynote speaker :
DR. Rym Zalila Wenkstern
Professor of Computer Science at UT Dallas and Director of both the Executive Master’s of Software Engineering Program and the Multi-Agent and Visualization Systems Lab at UT Dallas, USA
Talk : Recent research in intelligent transportation systems
May 05 at 15:30 TN/16:30 FR Time
Our event will be held on May 04 & 05 2023 in hybrid mode from Tunis.
Dr. Rym Zalila-Wenkstern is a Professor of Computer Science at the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science.
She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa, and the Doctorate de Specialite (Ph.D.) in Computer Science from the University of Tunis, Tunisia.
Dr. Wenkstern is the Founder and Director of the UT Dallas Center for Smart Mobility (COSMO). The Center’s mission is to provide advanced solutions for smart vehicle technologies and transportation infrastructures to improve safety, reduce emissions and enhance mobility and transport justice for all urban users.
Dr. Wenkstern is also the Director of the Multi-Agent and Visualization Systems lab. Her research focuses on all aspects of engineering large, complex, real-world systems using the agent paradigm, with an emphasis on Smart Cities challenges. She has served on several international conference organizing and numerous program committees.
Her research recently received media attention with a news segment on CBS 11 News, press articles in Dallas Innovates and Community Impact, and interviews with the Dallas Business Journal and Smart Cities Connect.
In addition, Dr. Wenkstern’s research on Intelligent Transportation Systems received a Smart 50 Award, which annually recognizes the most innovative and influential global smart projects and was a finalist at the Tech Titan Awards, which recognizes the elite in North Texas tech. Her work on agent-based simulation systems received twice the AAMAS Best Demo/System Award, Best Paper Award at Agent-Directed Simulations, and Overall Best Paper Award at Spring Simulation Conference.
She founded the Executive Masters of Science in Software Engineering program at UT Dallas in 2012 and served as the program’s Director from 2012 until 2017. She has worked as a consultant for U.S. and European organizations. She was recognized twice for her Outstanding Contribution to the Dept. of Computer Science and received twice the Erik Jonsson School’s Teaching Excellence Award.
This conference is organized by RECONNECTT and sponsored by Banque de Tunisie et des Émirats & UBCI.
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