About the Author
Bassem (Max) Jamaleddine is a Web Systems Engineer with five years of diversified
contractual experience with IBM. He administered and orchestrated the development of
several main projects at IBM’s T.J.Watson Research Center, from the Java-based network
computer to the new generation of IBM’s WAS technology.
A strong mathematical background has helped foster his belief that the soul of
understanding new computer technology lies in disciplined coding coupled with proper
His UNIX knowledge dates from the early stages of PDP-11 system programming to the
IBM SuperPower Parallel machines geared by newer AIX technologies. He has lectured at
the City University of New York on advanced system programming, and on compiler and
assembler construction. During the dot.com explosion, he was a major Object Oriented
developer for Wall Street e-businesses, building user registration, authentication, shopping
carts, and tracking and debugging routines. His forte is the development of algorithms for
pattern recognition and calligraphy, such as the grammar to recognize chromosomes and
He earned an M.S. in Computer Science from the City University of New York, a B.S.
in Computer Mathematics from Lebanese American University, and a mathematics diploma
from International College in Lebanon.
He started development of Project-9 at Total Computing & Network Design, Inc. He is
actively consulting on the East Coast for WebSphere deployment.