This is the home page of the Computer Science Research Department at UFAZ

We currently work on three main areas

Nowadays, the permanent staff of the CS Research Department at UFAZ includes

    • Assistant Professor Ulviyya Abdulkarimova

    • Associate Professor Samer El Zant
    • Assistant Professor Nahla El Kadhi



    • April 23rd 2024: First research workshop of the CS research department PhD candidates.
      • The PhD candidates have presented the progress of their thesis work

    • December 2023: Publication of Samer El Zant, Ulviya Abdulkarimova et al: Co-editors of “Complex Computational Ecosystems”, Part of the book series “Lecture Notes in Computer Science”, volume 13927. [doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-44355-8]
    • From Nov 27th to Dec 1st 2023: Associate Professor Nigar Ismayilova, from ASOIU (Azerbaidjan State Oil and Industry University), visited the LITIS lab (Rouen, France) and presented her research works about Alternative Methods for Aggregating in Federated Learning and Deep Learning in Game Design



  • 03 November 2023: Professor Zanni-Merk delivered a research seminar to researchers and PhD students of ASOIU on Explainable Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things


  • September 2023: Team Powerdent wins first place in the D-IA-GNO-DENT Challenge, Pioneering AI Solutions for Rare Oral Diseases. Team Powerdent, comprising Samer El Zant, Karim Tout, Emil Aliyev, and Hanine Zaidan.
winning team of the DIAGNODENT challenge