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Habib Louafi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the École de technologie supérieure (Montreal) and a Master's degree in computer science from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). He was a postdoctoral fellow at Ericsson Canada Security Research Group and Synchromedia Lab. (École de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal). He is currently a regular professor in the Science and Technology Department at TÉLUQ. He was an Assistant Professor of cybersecurity at the New York Institute of Technology - Vancouver Campus. Previously, he held the same position in computer science at the University of Regina (SK). He was also a lecturer in cybersecurity at Polytechnique Montreal.

His research activities include cybersecurity, privacy preservation, computer forensics, cloud computing, machine learning, and optimization applied to cybersecurity.


  • Postdoctorate, Ericsson and École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Montreal
  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Montreal
  • Master in Computer Science, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
  • Engineer in Computer Science, University of Oran 1

Research Interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Privacy Preserving
  • Computer Forensics
  • Cloud Computing and SDN
  • Machine Learning
  • Optimization


Course not available in the current term

  • MAT 1000 - Outils mathématiques

Course under preparation

  • INF 1500 - Cryptographie


  • IoT device profiling
  • Network asset profiling and identification
  • Intrusion detection, using machine learning
  • Privacy preserving in network traces
  • Cloud security and audit
  • Optimization of security controls deployment

Publications & Presentations

This section shows the documents (if any) that are available in R-libre, TELUQ's open access research publication repository.