Claude Lishou

Professor at the CAMES universities in Information Technology, Director at the Rectorat (Local Education Authority) for the UCAD Virtual Platform, Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar University, Senegal

Claude Lishou is Professor at the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar (Senegal). He teaches several disciplines at the Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique ranging from industrial IT to NGN (Next Generation Networks).

As Director of the Virtual Platform at UCAD, he is responsible for the coordination of the IT system and steers the e-learning strategy for the entire university. He directs a research and development laboratory which is internationally-renowned (Laboratory for Information Processing) and dedicated to the use of ICTE in education and training, environment, energy, transport and e-governance.

On a scientific level, he is author and co-author of around 40 articles in scientific reviews which have an international circulation: Professor Lishou is member of several academic societies, a member of the editorial committees of scientific reviews, a member of Information and Communication Technology Networks for Teaching and Research and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal des Sciences Pour l'Ingénieur (Journal of Sciences for the Engineer). For more than two decades, he has supervised and given support to dozens of Engineers and Researchers preparing their theses in the sub-region.

A recognised expert in the development of ICTE applications and services, he divides his time between teaching, research and consultancy with international organisations (OIF, AUF, UNDP, UNESCO, UNCTAD, etc…)