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Athabasca University


Dr. Mohamed Jemni, Professor and Head of Research

Unit of Technologies of Information and Communication,
University of Tunis,



Mohamed JEMNI is a Professor at Ecole Supèrieure des Sciences et Techniques de Tunis (ESSTT), University of Tunis, Tunisia. He obtained the HDR (Habilitation to Supervise Research) in Computer Science from University of Versailles, France in 2004. He received his PhD in Computer Science from University of Tunis in 1997 and the Engineer Diploma in Computer Science from Faculty of Sciences of Tunis in 1991. He is the Head of the Laboratory Research UTIC: "Unit of Technologies of Information and Communication" of the University of Tunis ( Since August 2008, he is the General chair of the Computing Center el Khawarizmi, the internet services provider for the sector of the higher education and scientific research in Tunisia (

He published more than 120 papers in international journals and conferences. His Research Projects Involvement are e-learning tools and environments, Adaptive/adaptable educational hypermedia and Accessibility of ICT to disabled users.

In the field of accessibility, Mohamed Jemni is the chairman of biannual international conference on ICT and Accessibility (first edition in April 2007). He is currently conducting two main projects in his laboratory:

  • Improving accessibility of deaf community by the use of ICT and sign language.
  • Development of an e-learning environment for students with visual disabilities.


Updated June 25 2014 by FST Technical Staff

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