Jalal Possik is a research associate at York University. He is an Engineer and a PhD holder in Computer and Industrial Engineering. He was born in Lebanon in 1986. He received his Computer and Communication Engineering degree from the Holy Spirit University - Lebanon in 2010. He finished his PhD in Computer and Industrial Engineering at the University of Bordeaux - France in 2019. Throughout his career, he acquired a rich and valuable experience in virtualization, cloud computing, servers’ high availability and failover clustering, as well as a high knowledge in IT infrastructure and security, especially for the banking and educational sectors. He conceived and developed a Java/HLA-based distributed simulation system allowing data exchange, interoperability, and time synchronization between different heterogeneous manufacturing systems. In 2018, he participated as a Team Leader in the SEE (Simulation Exploration Experience) project led by NASA. His research interests are mainly focused on Modeling and Simulation, Distributed Simulation, Interoperability, IT Solutions, Process Modeling, Optimization, Mathematical Modeling, Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Lean Management, and Artificial Intelligence. On a personal level, Jalal enjoys sports and music. He plays the piano. He has studied music composition, arrangement, and orchestration. His interest in the field has led him to design and develop the first "Automated Music Arranger" capable of transforming a melody in MIDI format file into an arranged file with different music genres (Classical, Jazz, Pop, Oriental, etc.) while adopting the classical music harmony rules.