Carnegie Mellon University

Selma Limam Mansar

Associate Teaching Professor, Information Systems

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Selma Limam Mansar, Ph.D., is an associate teaching professor of Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar. Selma holds a master's degree (1995) and a Ph.D. (1999) in industrial engineering from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France. She has experienced various global educational models, holding academic positions at Zayed University (UAE), London Metropolitan University (UK) and the Technical University in Eindhoven (The Netherlands).

Her area of research focuses on Business Process Management and, particularly on tools and best practices in Business Process Design and Reengineering. She is focusing on applications to healthcare and wellbeing, exploring the effectiveness of mobile applications. She also focuses on the challenges of teaching in a global context.

She published on these subjects in various journals and conferences and in particular in Expert Systems with Applications, the Journal of Management Information Systems, OMEGA and Computers in Industry.

In Teaching, Selma taught and teaches courses in Information Systems at both undergraduate and graduate levels and to some extent at the executive level. She currently teaches systems development, Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, global courses focusing on global project management and global systems delivery models. Selma also taught graduate and executive level courses and workshops on the topic of business process management and simulation.

In 2010, she was awarded the meritorious teaching award at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.