Curriculum Vitae

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Studying people and collaborating with them to design better ways, methods, technologies, that serve needs, and improve experiences and outcomes of life learning, teaching, and practice; along with distilling the social, pedagogical, and technical underpinnings.


  • Ph.D. Candidate. Information and Computer Sciences, Dept. of Informatics, 2017 —current

    • University of Lyon, Lyon, France
    • Dissertation: Factors for dashboards to inform the design and use of teachers’ practices in situ

  • M.S. Information and Computer Sciences, Dept. of Informatics, 2015 2016

    • University of Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France
    • Dissertation: Multimodal Emotion Analysis and Visualization

  • M.S. Information and Computer Sciences, with Honors, Dept. of Software Engineering, 2010 —2013

    • University of Mohamed V, Advanced Institute for Information Technology and System Analysis, Morocco
    • Dissertation: Business process design and integration of payment modes in Open Payment Framework

  • Preparatory Classes for Graduate School. Mathematics Sciences, 2007 —2010

    • Technical High School of Mohamed V, Beni Mellal, Morocco
  • Bac / High-School Degree. Mathematics Sciences, with Honors, 2006 —2007

    • High School of Moulay Rachid, Beni Mellal, Morocco


  • Ph.D. Candidate, University of Lyon, Lyon, 2017 —current

    • Liris’s Sical team in collaboration with Woonoz, 2018 —current
    • Liris’s Sical team in collaboration with SpeakPlus, 2017 —2018
  • Intern, M.S. degree, Liris research lab & SpeakPlus, Lyon, six months, 2016

    • Liris’s Sical team
  • Software Engineering Analyst, Accenture, Morocco, 2013 —2015

    • Telecommunication, Upgrade of the billing system of Orange Ivory Cost
    • Accounting, Design and integration of new accounting system for Royal Air Morocco
    • Banking, Integration of Open Payment Framework (OPF) for Santander bank
  • Intern, M.S. degree, Accenture, Morocco, six months, 2013

    • Accenture’s Clear2Pay team


  • Journal papers

    • Ez-zaouia, Mohamed, Aurélien Tabard, and Elise Lavoué (2020). “Emodash: A dashboard supporting retrospective awareness of emotions in online learning.” In: International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 139, p. 102411. issn: 1071-5819. doi: 0.1016/j.ijhcs.2020.102411. url: Science Direct. Read summary notes.
  • Conference papers

    • Ez-zaouia, Mohamed, Aurélien Tabard, and Elise Lavoué (2020). “Progdash: Lessons Learned From a Learning Dashboard in-the-wild.” In: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU. 🏆 Best Industrial Paper Award. INSTICC. SciTePress, pp. 105–117. isbn: 978-989-758-417-6. doi: 10.5220/0009424801050117. url: Scite Press. Read summary notes.
    • Ez-zaouia, Mohamed and Elise Lavoué (2017). “EMODA: A Tutor Oriented Multimodal and Contextual Emotional Dashboard.” In: Proceedings of the Seventh International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference. LAK ’17. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: ACM, pp. 429–438. isbn: 978-1-4503-4870-6. doi: 10.1145/3027385.3027434. url: ACM Digital Library. Read summary notes.
  • Workshop papers

    • Ez-zaouia, Mohamed (2020). “Teacher-Centered Design Process.” In: Companion Proceedings 10th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowedge, in the 2nd International Workshop on Explainable Learning Analytics. LAK ’20. Frankfurt, Germany, pp. 511–528. Read summary notes.
  • Posters and other fora

    • Ez-zaouia, Mohamed (2017). “Faciliter le suivi des apprenants en ligne.” In: 7èmes Rencontres des Jeunes Chercheuses et Jeunes Chercheurs en Interaction Homme-Machine.
    • Ez-zaouia, Mohamed and Elise Lavoué (2017). “EMODA : un tableau de bord de suivi des émotions des apprenants en formation par visio-conférenc.” In: 8 Conférence sur les Environnements Informatiques pour l’Apprentissage Humain. Strasbourg, France, pp. 385–387. isbn: 978-2-9552774-6-1.

Technical Skills

  • User-Centered Web Design

    • User needs gathering & analysis: Interviews, Observations, Formative usability testing
    • Full stack web developer: Typescript/Javascript, Nodejs, Angular, React, D3js
  • Data Analysis

    • Qualitative: Exploratory/Thematic analysis
    • Quantitative: None/Parametric analysis
  • Tooling

    • Scientific: R, Python, Google Colab/Jupyter
    • Other: Git, Docker, Mongodb, SQL


  • Instructor

    • Web Design and Information Systems, 2017


  • Reviewer

    • Nordic Conference on Human Computer Interaction (NordiCHI), 2020
    • Alt.CHI, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2020
    • International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL), 2019
    • Conférence Francophone sur l’Interaction Homme-Machine (IHM), 2018
    • ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST), 2017


  • Grants

    • ANRT, Cifre, 42,000 euros, Information Dashboards Design and Use to Inform Teachers’ Pedagogical Practices, [ANRT, grant number 2016/884 and 2018/0093,Ph.D. Cifre proposal], Ez-zaouia, Mohamed, Aurélien Tabard, Elise Lavoué, 2017 2020.


  • Elise Lavoué: Associate Professor, LIRIS, iaelyon School of Management, University of Lyon. Email: elise.lavoue at
  • Aurélien Tabard: Associate Professor, LIRIS, University of Lyon. Email: aurelien at

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