Mostapha Ziad, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Engineering

Phone: 617-573-8349
Fax: 617-367-5063
Office: Ridgeway Building, Room 300


  • PhD, Boston University
  • MS, Boston University
  • BS, University of Algiers

Research Interests

  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Networking
  • Embedded Systems
  • Data Quality



Consultant, SoftDomain Inc.-Norzak Technologies Inc. 2004-present 
Associate Professor, Engineering Department, Suffolk University  2003-present 
Adjunct Professor, Online MBA Program, Suffolk University  2001-present 
Assitant Professor, CIS Department, Suffolk Univeristy  1997-2003 
Instructor/Course Developer/Consultant, VMARK Software-ASG Inc.  1993-1997 
Certified Netware Instructor/ConsultantVitronic Corporation 1992-1993 
Assistant Professor, University of Petroleum & Minerals  1987-1992
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Plymouth State College 1986-1987 
Senior Lecturer, Math & Computer Science Department, Suffolk University  1984-1986 
Teaching Assistant, Boston University  1981-1984 


  1. “Managing Data Quality in Dynamic Decision Environments: An Information Product Approach”, Journal of Database Management (JDM), Oct-Dec. 2003.
  2. “Evaluating the Completeness of an Information Product”, Information Quality minitrack , AMCIS 2003 Conference, August 2003, Tampa, Florida.
  3. “Information Quality and the challenges of E-Commerce and Data Mining” , Conference on New technologies for Information and Communication (Les Nouvelles Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication), University of Constantine, Algeria, April 13-15, 2002.
  4. “Data Quality”, book published by Kluwer Academic Publisher, 2001 (with Richard Wang and Yang Lee)
  5. “IP-MAP: representing the manufacture of an information product”, Conference on Information Quality (refereed), MIT, Cambridge, 2000.
  6. “Emerging Technologies for Data Quality Improvement” , Conference on Information Quality (refereed), MIT, Cambridge, 1999.

Courses Taught

Programming for Engineers

Introduction to Digital Systems

Embedded Systems

Wireless Networks

Data and Computer Communications

Networking Systems

Business Data Communications