I was born in Tinghir, Ouarzazat, Morocco in 1965. I received my Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Ecole Hassania des Travaux Publics (EHTP), Casablanca, Morocco in 1990. After a short-term job with the ministry of Telecommunication, I joined the Ecole Superieuere de Technologie, Mohamed I University, Oujda, Morocco in 1991 as lecturer. From April 1994 to March 1995, I was a Monbusho visiting research fellow at the Information and Computer Sciences department, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba University, Japan. In 1998 I received my PhD degree from the Graduate School of Science and Technology, Chiba University in Information and Computer Sciences. From April 1998 to September 2001, I was with Mohamed I University, Oujda, Morocco as Assistant then as Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department. In 1999 I spent three months at the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Michigan State University, USA as Fulbright Visiting Assistant Professor. In October 2001, I joined the Applied Computing Department, University of Dundee, Scotland as a Postdotoral Researh Fellow then as a Teaching Fellow in October 03. From July 05 to January 2006, I was a postdoc at Royal Holloway, University of London. Starting from February 2006, I joined the National Centre for Computer Animation, Meida School, Bournemouth Universirty.

My research interet include computer vision, computer graphics, image processing and computer animation.

I am living with my family: My wife Olaya, 15 years old daughter Safae, 11 years old son Mohammed, 7 year old daughter Asmae and 1 years old son Younus