member of Greentouch

co-leader or CorteXlab (FIT program)


Current professional address :            Electrical Engineering Dept

                                               E-Quad, Olden street, Princeton University, NJ 08540, USA


Regular professional address:             CITI-INRIA

                                                Claude Chappe Building, INSA 69621 Villeurbanne cedex France


Sept 2013 - present: Visiting professor at Princeton University (USA)

1999 – present: Professor at INSA Lyon – Assoc.Prof(99-07); Prof.(08-10); Full Prof. ( 2011)

1998 – 1999: Postdoctoral Researcher, Bracco Research Corporation, Geneva (CH)

1998: Visiting scientist, Medical Imaging lab, Katholieke Univesiteit of Leuven (BE)

1994-98: Researcher, PhD preparation


Recipient of the research excellence premium in 2003, renewed in 2007 and 2011

June 1993:      Engineer Diploma (Hons.) in Electrical Engineering

Sept 1993:       M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

July 1998:       PhD in Electrical Engineering (Hons.)

Dec. 2007:      Qualification to supervise research

Sept. 2011:      Full professor


Since 2009:     director of the CITI laboratory, INSA-INRIA

2013-2014 :    Visiting scholar at Princeton University.

Since 2011:     member of the Inria team SOCRATE(2) (Software and Cognitive Radio)

Since 2008:     member of the common lab INRIA & Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs.

Since 2001:     member of CITI laboratory (1)


2003 – 08:       member of Inria team ARES (Architecture for Networks and Services).

2009 – 11:       leader of the Inria team SWING (Smart Wireless Networking).


(1)       CITI (Centre of Innovation in Telecommunications and Integration of Service, is a research laboratory of INSA-Lyon created in 2001 to foster the development of the new telecommunication department of INSA-Lyon. Starting with 4 professors, CITI now represents a group of 80 people, including 25 permanent staff – 5 Professors, 17 Associate Professors and 3 full time researchers – 10 postdoc and 28 PhD students. CITI is affiliated to Inria, the leading French research institute in Computer sciences.

(2)  SOCRATE is a newly team created in association between Inria and Insa of Lyon to foster research in cognitive and software radio. The team is leading the testbed CorTex as a part of the national FIT platform selected in the very selective EquipEx national program and is also participating to the preparation of the Guardian Angel Flagship European project addressing Body Area Networks


Administrative activities

Editorial activities

TPC and conference organization

Research grants

Evaluation committees



Academic international partnerships (Past 48 months):


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Advisees and PhD students:  see here

Some recent publication (full list here)