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 gradute courses, particularly specialized in Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, and Programming courses.

My Courses


I have responsibilites 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

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Multi-Agent Simulations

Modeling artificial human societies
VEP project

Complex Systems

Design of decision support systems, expert systems, etc.
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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
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

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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.


Promoted to full professor! Many thanks to the committees and reviewers for putting your vote of confidence in my abilities.


Academic Administrator for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics from Sep 1 2014 until Aug 31 2015.