Hicham Bouzekri received his Engineer diploma in electronics and communications from the Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Rabat-Morocco in 1995.He was awarded a Fulbright scholarship in 1997 to join the Master’s of Science program of the University of Florida, Gainesville from which he graduated in 1998. He obtained a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University, College Station in 2002. After graduating, he was among the pioneers who started STMicroelectronics’ Rabat Integrated Circuit Design center, a first in Africa. He held several management positions within STM and ST-Ericsson while concurrently holding an adjunct faculty position at Al Akhawayn University. He served as ST-Ericsson representative at USB-IF Board of Directors and as their representative in MIPI – Technical Steering Group and MIPI-Unipro workgroup vice-chair. He has co-authored a number of scientific publications and industry standards in wireless communications over the span of his 20 years of experience and was elected as an IEEE senior member. 

Title of conference  "IoT enabler: Embedded systems for smart transports"