Maha Abdallah's Biography

Maha Abdallah is currently an Associate Professor at Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC). She received a PhD degree (with highest Honors) in Computer Science from the University of Versailles in 2001. She then spent a year at the department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) as a research fellow before joining UPMC in 2002. Her current research interests are in distributed and cloud computing, covering distributed algorithms and systems, fault-tolerant systems, and scalable systems and networks, with current special focus on interactive 3D media applications, namely massively multiplayer virtual environments and online games.