Deserving dissertation 

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Nizar Bouguila, an assistant professor in the Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISSE), is seen at right receiving an award at the 63rd annual Gala de l'ACFAS (the Association francophone pour le savoir), held in the Centre des sciences on Oct. 11.

Bouguila won the Prix d'excellence from ADESAQ, the Association des doyens des études supérieures au Québec, for having the best PhD thesis in 2006 in engineering and natural sciences. He was also a runner-up for the NSERC doctoral prize — one of the top four in Canada — and got a best thesis award from the Université de Sherbrooke, his doctoral alma mater.


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