Educational History

PhD, December 2004,
University of Paris VIII 2 rue de la Liberté 93526 Saint-Denis France, Sciences of Information and Communication

Masters Degree, 1999,
University of Paris VIII 2 rue de la Liberté 93526 Saint-Denis France, Hypermedia

Specialists Degree, 1998,
University of Paris XIII 99 avenue Jean-Baptiste Clément  93430 Villetaneuse France, Sciences of Education

Specialist’s Degree, 1995,
University of Paris XIII 99 avenue Jean-Baptiste Clément  93430 Villetaneuse France, Computer Sciences

Bachelor Degree, 1983,
College of Audiovisual Design ESRA 135 avenue Félix Faure 75015 Paris France, Film Studies

Arts Degree, 1981,
University of Paris III rue Censier  75005 Paris France, Film Studies

 

Employment History – Principal positions since the Bachelor’s degree

Technical Supervisor for Sound Archives, 1983-1991,
Institut National de l’Audiovisuel avenue de l’Europe Bry sur Marne France.

Technical Director for legal deposit for radio broadcasts, 1991-1992,
Institut National de l’Audiovisuel, avenue de l’Europe Bry sur Marne France.

Founder and Director of audiovisual and digital-audio productions,1992-1994,
Cité de Mémoire 30-32 rue de la Plaine Paris France.

Assistant Professor, 1998-2000,
University of Paris XIII 99 avenue Jean-Baptiste Clément  93430 Villetaneuse France.

Founder and Director of multimedia production, 2000-2003,
Kasadesign rue Imam Mouslim Casablanca, Morocco.

Program Coordinator, 2001-2003,
College of Design Art’Com 18 rue Bachir Al Ibrahimi Quartier Bel-Air Casablanca Morocco

Assistant Professor, 2004-2005,
Université du Sud Toulon Var La Garde Toulon France.

Arts and Technology Program, School of Arts and Humanities
The University of Texas at Dallas 800 W Campbell Road Richardson Texas USA.
Assistant Professor, 2006-2012
Associate Professor, 2012-2016
Full Professor Present
Associate Director for the Arts and Technology PhD Program, 2012-2014
Associate Director the Arts and Technology Graduate Studies 2014-2016

Employment History – Concurrent temporary positions

Lecturer, 1985-1990,
University of Paris V René Descartes 143 avenue de Versailles Paris France
Course title: History of Audiovisual Techniques and Multimedia Practices

Artistic Director for Audio Productions, 1992-1994,
Library of the CNAC Georges Pompidou, Paris France

Instructor, 1998-2000,
University of Paris XIII 99 avenue Jean-Baptiste Clément  93430 Villetaneuse France.
Course title: Interactive Audiovisual

Lecturer, 1998-2000,
University of Paris VIII 2 rue de la Liberté 93526 Saint-Denis France
Course title: Interactive Narratives

Lecturer, 1998-2000,
University of Paris XIII 99 avenue Jean-Baptiste Clément  93430 Villetaneuse France.
Course title: Multimedia Games.  Methods for Analysis and Creation

Translator and local advisor, 2001-2003,
Brown Vence and Associates, 20 Montgomery Suite 1000 San Francisco CA 94104-4342

Instructor and project manager, 2001-2003,
The King Abdulaziz Foundation, Casablanca, Morocco

Research Engineer, 2005,
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 3 rue Michel-Ange Paris France

Professional recognitions and honors:

New Talent Award for Multimedia Interactive Narrative,
February 1996,
Marché International de l’Édition et des Nouveaux Médias, MILIA, Cannes France.

 

Professional memberships:

1990-1992
Member of the Audio Engineering Society

2005-present
Member of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology,

2003-Present
Member of the Laboratory Musique et Informatique de Marseille, Marseille, France.
Research regarding Time Icons and the representation and understanding of Time through the perception of Music. I am specially in charge of the development and applications of the concept of Time Icons to the fields of sound design and multimedia productions.

2011-Present
Member of the Ear to the Earth Network of Musicians,
Artists (and their Friends) for the Environment