Abdellah is graduated Ph.D in Computer Science, speciality Artificial Intelligence. He is currently member of Computer Science Laboratory (LRI) where he leads a research group on Artificial Intelligence.

His research domains include modeling, solving and optimization of intelligent and complex systems.

His applications cover Big Data, Data Mining, Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Constraint Programming, Multi-Agent Systems, Intelligent Systems, Intelligent Transport System, Virtual Network Functions, Mobile Edge Computing, 5G, Mobile Ad-hoc Networks, Game Theory, Cognitive Radio Networks, Renewable Energy, etc.

Abdellah is author of three books and author and co-author of several publications in international journals and conferences.

Abdellah organized 6 events as a chairman, including an international conference and 5 international workshops. He is also a member of the editorial board of several international journals and is also a member of the Technical Program Committee of several international conferences.

He is the Moroccan Partner of the MOSAIC project on which 12 Partners from 12 Countries collaborate, leader of the setting-up of the Technology Platform in the Maghreb region.

Abdellah is now President of MOSAIC MAGHREB Technology Platform.