Professor Said El Hajji graduated from Pierre and Marie Curie University (Paris VI, France) and received his PhD from Laval University in Quebec (Canada). He subsequently becomes senior lecturer (Maître Assistant) at « Ecole Normale Supérieure » of Rabat and then associate professor (Maître de Conférences) at the same institute. And, until 2018, he was professor at Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco.

His research interests include Modeling and Numerical Simulation, Numerical Analysis, Operating Systems and Networks Security, Information Security, Management of Information Security.

He has (co-)written more than 100 papers on scientific journals and proceedings and been chapter (co-)author or (co-)editor of 7 books. He has also been member of more than 20 program committees (7 as (co-)chair).

Professor Said El Hajji has been, at the Faculty of Sciences in Rabat, the head of the Research and Teaching Unit (UFR) DESA CS&ANO, of « DESA Analyse Numérique et Optimisation », of « DESA Mathématiques, Informatique et Applications », of the Master « Codes, Cryptographie et Sécurité de l'Information » and finally, from 2015 to 2018, head of the Master « Cryptographie et Sécurité de l'Information ».

He was also the head of « Groupe d’Analyse Numérique et Optimisation » and finally the head of the « Laboratoire de Mathématiques, Informatique et Applications - Sécurité de l’Information », (LabMiA-SI), formerly called LabMiA, from 2005 to 2018.

Professor Said El Hajji has supervised more than 21 thesis and is currently supervising 5 others. He has been plenary invited speaker in 4 international conferences and invited speaker in 10 other conferences and workshops. He has organised in relation with his research and teaching interests 4 Summer Schools and 7 international conferences.