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Fatima Dargam is a senior IT professional at SimTech Simulation Technology and Coordinator of the EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems (EWG-DSS). She joined SimTech in 1995, where she works on research projects and development of application software modules supporting computer-based simulation (SimTech GmbH: www.simtechnology.com).

Her current professional activities include also the work for REACH Consultancy as Technical Managing Director (www.reach-consultancy.eu).

Fatima Dargam holds a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences / Logic and Automated Reasoning from the Department of Computing at Imperial College, London (1996). She also holds a Master degree in Artificial Intelligence from Instituto Militar de Engenharia (IME), Rio de Janeiro (1989); an Engineering degree in Electronics from Universidade Santa Ursula (USU), Rio de Janeiro (1983); as well as a Bachelors degree (B.A.) in English (Teaching Didactics & Literature) from USU, Rio de Janeiro (1983).

Fatima Dargam is a founding member of the EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems (EWG-DSS) since 1989, and since 2007 she integrates its Coordination Board (http://ewgdss.wordpress.com/). She also cooperates as senior research consultant with the Institute of Logic, Philosophy and Theory of Science – ILTC, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil since 1988. She was head of the Computer Graphics Division of the Informatics Group, in the Brazilian Naval Research Institute (IPqM), in Rio de Janeiro (1983-1990). During that period, she worked with CAE-CAD-CAM systems for electrical applications and also on research and development of Expert Systems and Decision Support Systems.

Fatima Dargam is author and co-author of many publications related to decision support systems, knowledge management, decision making and analysis, knowledge representation, belief revision and updates, non-monotonic reasoning, multi‐agent & expert systems, social networks, big data, and data analytics for decision making.

Fatima Dargam is Associate Editor of the IJDSST International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technology; and belongs to the Editorial Board of several Journals in the area of Decision Support Systems. She serves as referee for several IT, OR and DSS Conferences and Journals.

As ICT expert in specific areas related to AI and Decision Support Systems, Fatima Dargam belongs to scientific advisory boards of research projects (currently: FFG project DeSSnet), and also acts as project reviewer and evaluator for the EC European Commission.

Some of Fatima Dargam's selected publications can be found in www.fccdp.com/Publications.htm and in her Research Gate Page: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Fatima_Dargam/ .

Web site: http://www.fccdp.com

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