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Zalila-Wenkstern, Rym


Dr. Rym Zalila-Wenkstern



  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Doctorate of Specialization, Computer Science, University of Tunis, Tunisia
  • Engineering degree, Computer Engineering, University of Tunis, Tunisia
  • Bachelor’s degree, Math, Physics and Chemistry, University of Tunis, Tunisia

Major Honors and Awards:

  • Computer Science Excellence in Teaching Award, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Texas at Dallas – Awarded in 2015
  • Best Demo Award – DIVAs 4.0: A Large Scale Multi-Agent Based Simulation Framework – from the Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Autonomous Agent and Multi-Agent System (AAMAS’2013)
  • Best Paper Award – Agent-Based Intelligent Traffic Systems – from the Proceedings of the Agent-Directed Simulation Symposium (ADS’2012) – Awarded in 2012
  • Best Overall Paper Award – Agent-Based Intelligent Traffic Systems – from the Proceedings of the Spring Simulation Multi-Conference (SpringSim’2012) – Awarded in 2012

Research Interests:

  • Software Engineering
  • Multi-Agent Systems
  • Autonomic Systems

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