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Research topics

  • Human-Machine Interaction (Design and evaluation of HumanMachine interfaces),
  • Augmented reality,
  • Industry of the future,
  • Building of the future,
  • Engineering and digital tools.

Teaching Activities

Disciplines : Computer science 

Modalities : Lectures, TP, TD, Pedagogy by project (PBL) 

Levels : L1, L2, L3, M1, M2 Pro, M2 Research, Engineering cycle, Alternation cycle. 

Specialties : Research methodology, HMI, Augmented Reality and virtual reality, Algorithmics and programming.   

Educational responsibilities :

  • 2017-2018: 1st year engineer cycle pilot (CESI Reims)
  • 2018-2019: 4th and 5th year engineer pilot (CESI Reims)
  • 2019-2020: Co-Pilot of 5th year engineering cycle (CESI Reims)


Post-doctorat in Computer Science

(Institut Image ARTS ET METIERS PARISTECH, Le2i, CNRS, Chalon-sur-Saône


Phd in Computer Science

(Université de Valenciennes, LAMIH-UMR CNRS 8201, Valenciennes

« An approach and a tool for the subjective and objective usability evaluation of interactive systems: Application to a Passenger Information Assistance System »



Research Master 2 in Computer Science

Gabès University


Research supervision

  • Engineering school internships : M Gachet, Development of an augmented reality application for the management of network equipment (June 2019). 
  • Management of the Initiation to Research Project (4th in engineering school) since 2018. 
  • M2 Research projects : Supervision of research projects of M2 students (Institut Image Ensam ParisTech) (2016-2017). 
  • PFE projects : Supervision of PFE projects for L3 students (University of Valenciennes, ISTV) (2015-2016).

Scientific Animation

  • CESI Chair “Industry and Services of Tomorrow” for the EST region since 2019.
  • Session Chair in the 22nd International conference on Human- Computer Interaction- July 2020
  • Session Chair in the 28th International Conference on flexible Automation and intelligent manufacturing. USA, Columbus, OH. June 2018.
  • Reviewer of the International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IJISE) 2018.
  • Reviewer in the IEEE VR 2018 International Conference.
  • Participation in organizing committees:
  • 2 international conferences and workshops.
  • AfriCHI Reviewer 2016. African conference for Human Computer Interaction (HCI). ACM SIGCHI.
  • Organization of seminars and scientific day at CESI in Reims.

Expertise Activities

Juries :

  • Member of juries - 5th year of engineering cycle.
  • Member of juries end of cycle support "Systems and Networks Engineering Manager - Promotion 2017/2018 Cycle Region".
  • Member of session 1 and 2 juries for the Computer Science License 2 promotion, ISTV, University of Valenciennes (2015-2016).
  • Member of the evaluation committee for defenses sanctioning internships in the PRO "IG" License, ISTV, University of Valenciennes (2014-2015).
  • Member of session boards for the License 3 and License 2 promotions.



Overview (2012-2020)

  • ACL : 3
  • C-ACTI : 10
  • C-ACTN : 1
  • C-COM : 3


Selected articles


Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • Rabah S., Assila A., Khouri E., Maier F., Ababsa F., Bourny V., Maier P., & Mérienne F. (2018). Towards improving the future of manufacturing through digital twin and augmented reality technologies. Procedia Manufacturing, 2018, vol. 17, p. 460-467.
  • Assila A., Oliveira K., Ezzedine H. (2016). Integration of Subjective and Objective Usability Evaluation of Traffic Supervision Systems based on ISO/IEC 15939. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 32:12, 931-955, DOI:10.1080/10447318.2016.1220068, Impact Factor = 1.26.
  • Assila, A., Oliveira, K., Ezzedine, H. (2016). Standardized Usability Questionnaires: Features and Quality focus. electronic Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology. Vol 6, No 1.

  C-ACTI : Communication with proceedings in an international congress

  • Assila A., Guidini Gonçalves T., Dhouib A., Baudry D., Havard V. (2020). Towards the Specification of an Integrated Measurement Model for Evaluating VR Cybersickness in Real Time. HCI (10), 381-396.
  • Assila A., Beladjine B., Messaadia M. (2020). Towards AR/VR maturity model adapted to the Building Information Modeling. IFIP 17th International Conference on Product Lifecycle 5-8 July 2020, Rapperswil, Switzerland.
  • Dhouib A., Assila A., Trabelsi A., Kolski C., Nej M. (2018). Factors Affecting the Choice of Usability Evaluation Methods for Interactive Adaptive Systems. Proceedings of the international Working Conference on Huma-Centred Software Engineering HCSE 2018.
  • Assila A., Plouzeau, J., Merienne F., Erfanian A., Hu Y. (2017). Defining an Indicator for Navigation Performance Measurement in VE based on ISO/IEC 15939. 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics. AVR (1) 2017: 17-34.
  • Assila A., Oliveira K., Ezzedine H. (2016). An Environment for integrating subjective and objective Usability findings based on Measures. S. España, J. Ralyté, C. Souveyet (Ed.), IEEE RCIS 2016, IEEE 10th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (Juin 1st-3rd), pages 645-656. Grenoble, France.
  • Assila A., Oliveira K., Ezzedine H. (2014). Towards indicators for HCI quality evaluation support. M.Indulska, S. Purao, Advances in Conceptual Modeling - ER 2014 Workshops, ENMO, MoBiD, MReBA, QMMQ, SeCoGIS, WISM, and ER Demos, Atlanta, GA, USA, October 27-29, 2014, Proceedings, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 178-187, octobre., ISBN 978-3-319-12255-7.
  • Assila A., Oliveira K., Ezzedine H. (2014). Towards Qualitative and Quantitative Data Integration Approach for Enhancing HCI Quality Evaluation. M. Kurosu, HumanComputer Interaction. Theories, Methods, and Tools - 16th International Conference, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part I, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 469-480, juin ., ISBN 978-3-319-07232-6.
  • Assila A., Ezzedine H., Oliveira K., Bouhlel M. (2013). Towards improving the subjective quality evaluation of Human Computer Interfaces using a questionnaire tool. ICALT, International Conference on Advanced Logistics and Transport (29-31 May), IEEE, Sousse, Tunisia, pp. 275-283, mai., ISBN 978-1-4799-0312-2.
  • Assila A., Ezzedine H., Bouhlel M. (2013). A Web questionnaire generating tool to aid for interactive systems quality subjective assessment. CoDIT'2013, IEEE International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (May, 6-8, 2013), Hammamet, Tunisia, pp. 1-7, mai., ISBN 978-1-4244-9796-6.
  • Assila A., Jabri I., Ltifi A. (2012). Secure architecture dedicated for VANET alarm messages authentication through semantic verification. 6th International Conference on Sciences of Electronics, Technologies of Information and Telecommunications (SETIT) (21-24 March 2012), IEEE, Sousse, Tunisia, pp.652 – 657, DOI: 10.1109/SETIT.2012.6481990.

  C-ACTN : Communication with proceedings in an national congress

  • Assila A., Oliveira K., Ezzedine H. (2014). Towards quality indicators for supporting the evaluation of interactive systems HCI. Proceedings of the 2014 Ergonomie et Informatique Avancée Conference - Design, Ergonomie et IHM: quelle articulation pour la co-conception de l'interaction, ACM, Biarritz, France, pp. 66-69, octobre., ISBN 978-1-4503-2970-5.

  C-COM : Communications

  • Assila A., Khouri E., Mérienne F. (2017). Vers l’amélioration des services de construction de la ville du futur par la réalité augmentée. New trends in User Expertise and Interactive Systems (UEIS 2017). Octobre, 2017. Paris.
  • Assila A., Ezzedine H., Oliveira K., Bouhlel M. (2014). Construction des indicateurs de qualité pour l'aide à l'évaluation des IHM. Workshop Interaction HommeMachine et Imagerie (3-6 mai), Hammamet, Tunisia, mai.
  • Assila A., Oliveira K., Ezzedine H. (2012). “Un outil de génération de questionnaires pour l’aide à l’évaluation des IHMs”. 1 er Workshop IHM Sousse, Tunisie, Juin 2012.

  Doctoral thesis 

  • Assila A. (2016). Une approche et un outil pour l’évaluation subjective et objective de l’utilisabilité des systèmes interactifs : Application à un Système d’Aide à l’Information Voyageurs. Mémoire de Doctorat, Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis, Valenciennes, septembre.