I am an active researcher examining the role of artificial evolution mechanisms on optimization problems and applications for creating artificial societies.

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I teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, particularly specialized in Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, and Programming courses.

My Courses


I have responsibilities with SHARCNET, SOSCIP, CACS/AIC, ACM and CAIAC. I collaborate with industry partners including Cisco and IBM.

Areas of interest

Cultural Algorithms

Population based artificial evolution and general evolutionary computation theory

Sample publications

Financial Education

Learn how to become responsible in finance with my partnet

Multi-Agent Simulations

Modeling artificial human societies
VEP project

Complex Systems

Design of decision support systems, expert systems, etc.

Brief Biography

Dr. Ziad Kobti

I earned my Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2004 from Wayne State University. I am currently a full professor and Director of the School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor. 

Contact information:

Dr. Ziad Kobti
Professor and Director
School of Computer Science
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
e-mail: kobti@uwindsor.ca
Tel.+1 (519)253-3000 x3792/2990

Latest News

Winter 2017

Looking for students interested in working on various projects. Email me with your information outlining your abilities and interests; I will reply only to those selected.

Fall 2017

I will be on a 6 months sabbatical effective July 1, 2017. During that time I will be available only through email during the months of July, August and December. Otherwise I am generally in my Windsor lab working with my grad students.

Summer 2017

I will not be offering any special grad courses this summer due to my sabbatical travel plans.