Boualem Benatallah 

I am Professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia. I am the school research coordinator. I am leader of the Service Oriented Computing (SOC) research group at CSE, UNSW.

Short Biography

Research Interests


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Recent Professional Activities

    Steering Committee and Editorial Boards
    • Member of the steering committee, Int. conf on Business Process Management
    • Member of the steering committee, IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing, Workflow Management in Scalable Computing Environments Techical Area
    • Member of the editorial board of Service Computing and Applications Journal (SOCA, Springer)
    • Member of the editorial board of Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications Journal (Springer)
    • Member of the editorial board of the Int. Journal of Business Process Integration and Management (IJBPIM)
    • Member of the editorial board of the Int. Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering

    • Tutorial Speaker, Int. Conference on Service Oriented Computing  (ISOC'03), Trento, Italy, Dec. 2003.
    • Tutorial Speaker, Int. Conf. on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE'02), Singapore, Dec. 2002.
    • Inaugural Speaker for Service Oriented Computing Special Interest Group, The Australian Computer Society (Victorian Branch), Melbourne, Nov. 2004.
    • Keynote Speaker, SAP Future Scope annual conference, Walldorf, Germany, Mar. 2005.
    • Keynote Speaker, the 5th VLDB Workshop on Technologies for E-Services (TES-04), Toronto, Canada, Aug. 2004.
    • Keynote Speaker, the the Second International Web Services Quality Workshop (WQW 2004), In conjunction with the Fifth International
      Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2004), Nov. 2004, Brisbane, Australia.
    • Keynote Speaker, the Australian Workshop on Engineering Service-Oriented Systems (AWESOS'04) (in conjunction with the Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC 2004), Melbourne, Australia, April 2004.
    • Keynote Speaker: the Int. Workshop on Semantic Web Services and Web Process Composition (SWSWPC 2004), In conjunction with the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS'2004), July 2004, San Diego, California, USA.
    • Keynote Speaker: the Workshop on Business Process Intelligence (BPI), to be held in conjunction with the Int. Conference on Business Process Management, September 2005, Nancy, France.
    • Keynote Speaker: Middleware for Service Oriented Computing Workshop (MW4SOC), held in conjunction with the Int. Middleware Conference, 2006, Melbourne, Australia.
    • Invited Speaker:Service Oriented Architecture Conference, 2007, Feb 27th-28th, Sydney, Australia.
    • Int. PhD school Lecturer: Lipari School - 19th International School for Computer Science Researchers. Advances in Software Engineering. Lipari, Italy, Juy 2007

Conference Program Committee Membership (Recent conferences)

    • CAiSE- The International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering. 2008.
    • MDM- The International Conference on Mobile Data Management. 2008.
    • ICDE - The Int. Conf. on Data Engineering. 2007.
    • ER - Int. Conf. on Conceptual Modeling. 2007.
    • ICAC - International Conference on Autonomic Computing. 2006
    • WWW - the 15th International World Wide Web Conference, 2006, 2007.
    • ICDE - The Int. Conf. on Data Engineering. 2006.
    • VLDB - Int. Conf. on Very Large Databases. 2006.
    • ICEBE - IEEE Int. Conf. on e-Business Engineering. 2005-.
    • M-Business - IEEE Int. Conf. on Mobile Business. 2005.
    • APCCM - Asia-Pacific Conf. on Conceptual Modelling. 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.
    • IEEE-CEC - IEEE Conf. on E-Commerce Technology. 2005.
    • NGWSP - Int. Work Conf. on Next Generation Web Services Practices. 2005.
    • NODE - Int. Conf. Net.ObjectDays 2004, 2005.
    • SCC - IEEE Int. Conf. on Services Computing. 2004-.
    • MOBIS - The IFIP TC8 Working Conf. on Mobile Information Systems. 2004, 2005.
    • BPM - Int. Conf. on Business Process Management. 2004-.
    • WISE - The Int. Conf. on Web Information Systems Engineering. 2004-.
    • EEE - IEEE Int. Conf. on e-Technology, e-Commerce and e-Service. 2004.
    • CoopIS - The Conf. on Cooperative Information Systems. 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.
    • FQAS - Int. Conf. on Flexible Query Answering Systems. 2004, 2005.
    • EDBT - Int. Conf. on Extending Database Technology. 2004.
    • ICSOC - The Int. Conf. on Service Oriented Computing. 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007.
    • ICWS - The Int. Conf. on Web Services. 2003, 2005,2006,2007.