Halima Elbiaze is with the Department of Computer Science, Université du Québec Montréal, QC, Canada, where she is currently an Associate Professor. In 2005, Dr. Elbiaze received the Canada Foundation for Innovation Award to build her IP over the DWDM network Laboratory. Her research interests include performance evaluation, traffic engineering, cloud computing, wireless networks, and next generation IP networks. She had been awarded many research grants from both public agencies and industry. She is head of TRIME, a Research Laboratory in Telecommunications, Networks, Mobile and Embedded Computing.