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  • Bachelor of Engineering, Morocco at Mohammadia School of Engineering (EMI)
  • MS, École des Mines, France


Younes El Idrissi Yazami is a PhD student at Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences, advised by Professor Gene Cooperman. Before coming to Northeastern, he received his Bachelor of Engineering at the Mohammadia School of Engineering in Morocco, and a Master’s degree from École des Mines in France. Younes’ research lies in the growing area of resilience in high-performance computing, and his research focuses on building resilience in distributed environments using a user-level checkpoint-restore technique.

About Me

  • Hometown: Morocco
  • Field of Study: Systems and Networks, High Performance Computing
  • PhD Advisor: Gene Cooperman

What are the specifics of your graduate education (thus far)?

I received my Bachelor of Engineering in Morocco at Mohammadia School of Engineering (EMI), and then got a Master degree in École des Mines in France. I decided after to join Northeastern University for a PhD program.

What are your research interests in a bit more detail? Is your current academic/research path what you always had in mind for yourself, or has it evolved somewhat? If so, how/why?

Resilience in the high-performance computing world has gained a lot of interest in recent years. My research focuses around providing resilience in the distributed environment using a user-level transparent checkpoint-restore technique.

Where did you grow up/spend the most defining years of your childhood/young adulthood?