Primary Department
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Assistant Professor
Work Area/Key Responsibilities
Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
Room Number

Academic biography

Dr Malika Bendechache is a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the School of Computing at Dublin City University (DCU) and a Funded Investigator at the ADAPT SFI research centre. I am also a member of the Lero SFI research centre.
She lectures in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology. Malika's research interests span the areas of Big data Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Governance, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Cloud/Edge/Fog Computing, Blockchain, Security and Privacy.  Previously, she has held the position of Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Irish Institute of Digital Business (IIDB, dotLab) at DCU Business School. Her work was part of the RECAP Horizon 2020 project. She focused on developing the next generation Cloud/Edge/Fog Computing through Interoperability, Automation, and Simulation. Malika obtained her PhD in Computer Science at Insight Centre for Data Analytics, University College Dublin. Her PhD was on the design of a highly scalable distributed Big Data mining framework.

Research interests

Big Data AnalyticsMachine LearningData Governance Parallel & Distributed SystemsCloud/Edge/Fog ComputingBlockchain & Distributed Ledger TechnologyData Protection & Ethics, Security and Privacy