Pr. Imade BENELALLAM was born on May 20th 1979 in Meknes, Morocco.  Currently, hi is an IEEE Senior Member and an Associate Professor, teaching Computer Science and Insight Data Engineering at the National Institute of Statistics and applied Economic INSEA, Rabat. He is the research director of SI2M Laboratory at INSEA. He works as an Associate Research Fellow at LIMIARF Laboratory at  Mohammed the Fifth University. He performed his first higher studies in Electrical and Electronic fields at the imperial University of Moulay Ismail, Meknes. Next, In 2003, he moved to Rabat in order to complete his higher studies and preparing Master degrees, namely ITM (Information Technology, Telecom & Multimedia) at Faculty of Sciences FSR, and an Industrial Electronics Master at Mohammedia School of Engineers EMI.

Pr. Imade BENELALLAM received his Ph.D. degree in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science from Mohammed V University in April 2010. He did his Ph.D. within the supervision of Professor El Houssine Bouyakhf with the collaboration of Professor Christian Bessiere and Professor Mustapha Belaissaoui. His Ph.D. research focused on Constraint Programming and Distributed Constraint Reasoning. He defended his thesis entitled : “Complete Approaches for DisCSPs and DCOPs Problems’’ in the presence of an honorable jury members. His contributions aim to propose and combine models and algorithms in constraints, learning and intelligent agents. He is an active volunteer for IEEE since 2004. Recently, Imade BENELALLAM was appointed as an IEEE Senior Member. He served as the Chair of the Young Professionals Affinity Group of IEEE Morocco Section (2013-2016) and  the IEEE GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) representative of Morocco section (from 2008) in various events. From 2005 to 2010 he serves as a computer science engineer at Mohammed V University. He works in different projects within industrial partner as an IT consultant or research fellow; the most significant was AMIOS with Thales group and Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) project with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Policy.

He has co-authored several scientific publications and e-Books in Springer, IEEE conferences and journals. Dr. BENELALLAM served as a reviewer for international journal and conferences such Applied Soft Computing Elsevier ,RAWSN 2015, WINCOM 2015, JDSIRT 2014, AICCSA 2013, WINCOM 2013, JDSIRT 2012.