Esma Aïmeur is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Montréal. She is the Director of the Artificial Intelligence for Cybersecurity Laboratory.

She works on privacy and security, applying artificial intelligence techniques to manage personal data in e-Learning, e-commerce, and medicine. Her most recent research focuses on the ethics of artificial intelligence, social networks, security awareness, recommender systems, and privacy-preserving.

She was Program Chair of the 24 World Wide Web Conference 2016 workshops, In 2017, she has co-chaired MCETECH Conference on e-Technologies. In 2019, she has co-chaired the “Privacy Fairness and Transparency” track of the ACM UMAP conference. She is currently co-editor of the International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management, associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence for Human Learning and Behavior Change. In addition, she was the representative of the NSERC on the Panel Committee of the Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative: “building competitive and resilient economies and societies through responsible AI”.