DR. MAHARDHIKA PRATAMA
PROFESSOR DR PATRICE FRANCOIS BOURSIER
Head of School - School of Computing & IT
Prof. Dr. Patrice Boursier earned his BSc, MSc and PhD in Computer Science from University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6, France, 1981). He received National Accreditation for Full Professorship from the Ministry of Higher Education and University Paris-South (Paris 11–Orsay, France, 1996).
He has been appointed Professor of Computer Science at Taylor’s University on 7th December 2017, and Head of the School of Computing and IT on 1st February 2018. Previously, he was a Full Professor at International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) since December 2013, and he was the Chairman of the Research Committee as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). He has been an Associate Professor at the University of Paris-South (Paris 11–Orsay, France) from December 1984 until August 1997, and a Full Professor in Computer Science at University of La Rochelle (France) from September 1997 until September 2014. He is Emeritus Professor from the University of La Rochelle since October 2014.
He has authored and co-authored more than 100 articles in journals, conference proceedings and book reviews. He has graduated 12 PhDs in France and 6 Joint PhDs (France-Malaysia), and he is currently supervising 6 PhDs. He has been a member of program committees and editorial boards of conferences. He has given keynote talks as well as invited lectures and workshops at conferences, international universities and for industry, in the areas of Spatial / Geographical Databases and Information Systems, Cloud and Big Data.
Prior to coming to Malaysia, Prof. Patrice Boursier has been a consultant and expert for private companies and government agencies in France, such as the French Space Agency (CNES), the Ministry of Finances or the Ministry of Equipment, Transports and Tourism. He has also been involved in several European projects as a scientific manager.
Geographic Information System (Gis) Sn: Including Of Digital Data, Digital Model, Environmental Information, Land Value Information, Map, Precise Measurement, Resource-Based Information, Spatial Databased, Strategic Information And Geo-Positioning System (Gps) (Big Data, Spatial Databases, GIS, Social Networks, Information Retrieval, Data Quality)