Resume

  1. Current Activities
  2. Positions held
  3. Education & Training
  4. Volunteering
  5. Organization
  6. Project Reviewing
  7. Panels
  8. Editorial Duties
  9. Technical Program Committee Member
  10. Journal Reviewer
  11. Conference Reviewer
  12. Attending
  13. Languages

Current Activities

  • Research Scientist & Innovator at Inria, in the (new!) EVA research team, in the beautiful center of Paris-Rocquencourt, where we are building tomorrow’s Internet of Important Things.
  • Senior Networking Design Engineer at Dust Networks/Linear Technology, the world leader in ultra-low power wireless mesh networking.
  • Founder and coordinator of UC Berkeley’s OpenWSN project, an open-source platform to experiment with low-power mesh standards.
  • Co-chair of the IETF 6TiSCH Working Group, where we standardize how to use IETF low-power wireless standards (6LoWPAN, RPL, CoAP) on top of the new IEEE802.15.4e TSCH MAC protocol.

Positions held

Research Scientist & Innovator.
January 2015-current
Inria, EVA Team, Paris-Rocquencourt, France.
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Senior Networking Design Engineer.
December 2011-current
Linear Technology, Dust Networks Product Group, Union City, CA, USA.
 
Senior Networking Design Engineer.
December 2010-2011
Dust Networks, Inc., Hayward, CA, USA.
 
Postdoctoral Researcher.
2009-2010
Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.
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Research Engineer.
Fall 2008
CITI Laboratory, INSA Lyon, France.
 
Research Engineer.
2005-2008
Orange Labs, Meylan, France.
 
Teaching Assistant.
2005-2008
INSA Lyon, Telecommunications Department, France.
 

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (2009-2010). Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC), University of California, campus Berkeley, USA. Collaboration with Prof. Kristofer S.J. Pister.
  • PhD (2008). Thesis on Energy-Efficient Self-Organization in Wireless Sensor Networks.
    Advisers: Prof. Mischa Dohler, Prof. Isabelle Auge-Blum, Prof. Stephane Ubeda, Dominique Barthel.
    This PhD has led to a CIFRE agreement between France Telecom R&D, Meylan, France, and the CITI Laboratory, INSA Lyon, France.
  • Visiting Researcher (April-August 2008). Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC), University of California, campus Berkeley, USA. Collaboration with Prof. Kristofer S.J. Pister.
  • Visiting Researcher (May 2007). Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Barcelona, Spain. Collaboration with Christian Ibars and Aitor del Coso.
  • Master of Science (2005) in Computer Science, specialized in Networking, Telecommunications and Services, INSA Lyon, France. This degree has led to a 6-month internship at the CITI Laboratory, INSA Lyon, on Real-Time Communication in Wireless Sensor Networks. Final mark 16.57/20, rated (“mention” in French) very good.
  • Master of Engineering (2005) in Telecommunications, INSA Lyon. Ranked 3rd over 75. I received my diploma with honors (“Félicitations” in French).
  • Academic exchange (2003-2004) at Tec de Monterrey (Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey), campus Monterrey, Mexico. Final score 97%.
  • Baccalauréat S (equivalent to an A-level, specialized in Science), at the Lycée Français St-Exupéry, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Score 14.69/20, rated (“mention” in French) Good.

Scientific Citizenship

Volunteering

Organization

  • Technical Program Committee Chair of the Conference on Interoperability in IoT (InterIoT), part of the iOT360 Summit, Rome, Italy, 28-29 October 2015.
  • Program co-chair of the 1st International Workshop on IoT challenges in Mobile and Industrial Systems (IoT­Sys), in conjunction with MobiSys, Florence, Italy, 18 May 2015.
  • Member of the organizing team of the IPSO Interoperation event “IEEE802.15.4e TSCH and CoAP”, Santa Clara, CA, USA, 11-12 October 2011.
  • Co-chair of the BSAC Hands-On Workshop: Networking Wireless Inertial Sensors, co-located with the Berkeley Sensors and Actuator Center’s IAB, UC Berkeley campus, Berkeley, CA, USA, 15-17 September 2010.
  • Member of the organizing team of the Robot Fair, UC Berkeley campus, Berkeley, CA, USA, 11 July 2009.
  • Publicity Chair of the International Workshop on Simulators for Wireless Networks (SWiN), part of IEEE WiMob 2008.
  • Web Chair for the IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Cannes, France, 14-18 September 2008.
  • Publity Chair for First International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques for Communications, Networks and Systems (SIMUTools), Marseille, France, 3-7 March 2008.
  • Web Chair for Second International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), Florence, Italy, 11-13 June 2007.
  • Organization Committee member of the IRAMUS Workshop, Val Thorens, France, 25-26 January, 2007.
  • Staff Chair of 32nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), Paris, France, 7-10 November 2006.
  • IEEE Region 8 Student Branch and GOLD Congress (SBC), Paris, France, August 31 – September 3, 2006.

Project

  • Project Proposal reviewer for Flanders Research Fund (FWO), Belgium, 2015.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Calipso EU-FP7 Project since 2012-2014.
  • Book proposal reviewer (Wiley), 2011.
  • Project Proposal reviewer for the Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico (Fondecyt) de la Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Chile, September 2010.
  • Member of the Texas Instruments Expert Advisory Panel, 2010.
  • Project Proposal reviewer for the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR), May 2009.

Panels

  • Chair, panel on “Sensing and Networking”, Inria@Silicon Valley annual workshop (BIS), 13 May 2015, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  • Panelist on “How does Smart Factory help improving productivity?”. California France Forum on Energy Efficiency Technologies (CaFFEET), 19 November 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Panelist on “Vehicular Networks and Wireless Sensor Networks”, 2nd Workshop on Experimental Evaluation and Deployment Experiences on Vehicular networks (WEEDEV), Washington D.C., USA, 6 April 2009 .

Editorial Duties

Technical Program Committee Member

  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Selected Areas in Communications (SAC), 2015, 2016.
  • International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN), 2016.
  • IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 2015.
  • International Workshop on Internet of Things, Machine to Machine and Smart Services Applications (IoT), part of International Conference on  Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS), 2015.
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2015.
  • IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems (ICESS), 2015.
  • IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2008, 2009, 2013.
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks track, 2007, 2011, 2013.
  • International Workshop on Sensor Networks (SN), part of the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2010, 2012, 2013.
  • Workshop on Real-Time Wireless Networking for Industrial Applications (RealWiN), 2012.
  • International Conference on Wireless Communications (ICWCUCA), 2012.
  • IEEE Workshop on Internet of Things Technology and Architectures (IoTech), 2011.
  • International Workshop on Cross-Layer Design (IWCLD), 2011.
  • IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN), 2011.
  • International Conference on Intelligent Sensors  Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP), 2010 .
  • IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Information Security (WCNIS), 2010 .
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Wireless and Mobile Networking Symposium, 2010.
  • Third International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS), 2009 .
  • Fourth International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS), Performance Methodologies and Tools for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNPerf) workshop, 2009 .
  • Workshop on Advanced Wireless Broadband Networks (AWBN), held in conjunction with MobiQuitous, 2009 .
  • Second International Workshop on Sensor Networks (SN), part of ICCCN, 2009.
  • International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Wireless Sensor Networks Symposium, 2009.
  • International Workshop on Cross Layer Design (IWCLD), 2009.
  • First International Workshop on Sensor Networks (SN), in conjunction with ICCCN, 2008.
  • International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks track, 2008.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Wireless Networking Symposium, 2009.
  • Second International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM), 2008.
  • Workshop on Radio Resource Management in Wireless Mesh Networks (RRMinMesh), held in conjunction with the 6th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), 2008.
  • 7th IFIP Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop (Med-Hoc-Net), 2008.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Wireless Networking Symposium, 2008.
  • First International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM), 2007.
  • International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks track, 2007.
  • Fourth Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON), 2007.
  • International IEEE Workshop on Wireless Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (IWWAN), 2006.
  • Workshop on Wireless Mesh Networks: moving towards applications (WiMeshNets), 2006.

Journal Reviewer

Conference Reviewer

  • IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2015.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2012, 2014. 2015.
  • European Wireless 2014 (EW), 2014.
  • IEEE Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2013.
  • International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2011.
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010.
  • 14eme Colloque francophone sur l’Ingenierie des Protocols (CFIP), 2009.
  • 16th International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), 2009.
  • 3rd IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), 2007.
  • 4th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications (ISMA), 2007.
  • European Wireless (EW), 2007.
  • IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), 2007.
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2007.
  • 2nd International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN), 2006.
  • 9th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), 2006.
  • International Conference on Late Advances in Networks (ICLAN), 2006.
  • Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Symposium (IWCMC), 2006.

Attending

  • ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware conference (Middleware), 7-11 December, Vancouver, Canada
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2015, San Diego, CA, USA, 6-19 December 2015.
  • IETF 94, 1-6 November 2015, Yokohama, Japan.
  • Conference on Interoperability in IoT (InterIoT), part of the iOT360 Summit, 28-29 October 2015, Rome, Italy.
  • International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks (AdHocNets), August 31–September 2, 2015 San Remo, Italy.
  • Ecole Temps-Reel (ETR), 24-28 August 2015, Rennes, France.
  • IETF 93, 19-24 July 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • 1st ETSI 6TiSCH plugtests, 17-19 July 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • 4th International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S), 13-15 July 2015, Basel, Switzerland.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Internet of Things Symposium, 8-12 June 2015, London, UK.
  • MEITO day on Smart Buildings, 21 May 2015, Rennes, France.
  • 1st International Workshop on IoT challenges in Mobile and Industrial Systems (IoT­Sys), in conjunction with MobiSys, 18 May 2015, Florence, Italy.
  • Inria@Silicon Valley annual workshop (BIS), 12-14 May 2015, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  • Inria-Industy “Smart City and Mobility” Symposium, 11 May 2015, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  • IETF 92, 22-27 March 2015, Dallas, TX, USA.
  • IRTF T2TRG meeting, 22 March 2015, Dallas, TX, USA.
  • California France Forum on Energy Efficiency Technologies (CaFFEET), 19-20 November 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • IETF 91, 9-14 November 2014, Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • Workshop Internet Of Things / Equipex FIT IoT-LAB, 6-7 November 2014, Montbonnot, France.
  • Wireless Sensing Bootcamp II: From Theory to Practice, 10-13 August 2014, UC Berkeley, CA USA.
  • IETF 90, 20-25 July 2014, Toronto, Canada.
  • Low Power and Lossy Networks Plugfest, 20 July 2014, Toronto, Canada.
  • EE Live!, 1-3 April 2014, San Jose, CA, USA.
  • IETF 89, 2-7 March 2014, London, UK.
  • First 6TiSCH plugfest, 6 March 2014, London, UK.
  • IDTechEx Internet of Things and WSN USA 2013, 20-21 November 2013, Santa Clara, CA, USA.
  • IETF 88, 3-8 November 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • ARM TechCon, October 29-31 2013, Santa Clara, CA, USA.
  • IETF 87, 28 July – 2 August 2013, Berlin, Germany.
  • Summer School on Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), 8-12 July 2013, Grenoble, France.
  • Design West, 22-25 April 2013, San Jose, CA, USA.
  • IETF 86, 11-15 March 2013, Orlando, FL, USA.
  • IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Meeting, Silicon Valley chapter, 9 January 2013, Santa Clara, CA, USA.
  • Conference on Sensors, Technology, Design, and Applications (SensorsCon), 21 March 2012, Santa Clara, CA, USA.
  • IPSO Interop Event: IEEE802.15.4e TSCH and CoAP. 11-12 October 2011. Santa Clara, CA, USA.
  • ARM Technology Conference (ARM TechCon), 9-11 November 2010, Santa Clara, CA, USA.
  • 21st Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 26-30 September 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC), Sydney, Australia, 18-21 April 2010.
  • IPSO interop event, 24-25 March 2013, Anaheim, CA, USA.
  • IETF 77, 21-26 March 2013, Anaheim, CA, USA.
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Honolulu, Hawaii, 30 November-4 Decembre 2009.
  • Sprint Open Developer Conference, Santa Clara, CA, USA, 26-28 October 2009.
  • 2nd Workshop on Experimental Evaluation and Deployment Experiences on Vehicular networks (WEEDEV), Washington D.C., USA, 6 April 2009.
  • IETF 74, San Francisco, CA, USA, 23-27 March 2009.
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 21-24 September 2008.
  • International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC), Lapland, Finland, 8-11 September 2008.
  • IEEE Region 8 Student Branch Congress (SBC), London, United Kingdom, 29-31 August 2008.
  • 4th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), Santorini Island, Greece, 11-14 june 2008.
  • IEEE Region 8 Committee meetings, Belgrade, Serbia, 13-15 October 2006, Sofia, Bulgaria, April 14-15, 2007, Bucharest, Romania, 12-14 October, 2007, Malta, 26-27 April, 2008, Québec City, 18-19 September, 2008.
  • IEEE Region 8 Awards and Recognition subcommittee meeting (IEEE ARC-R8), Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 1-3 February 2008.
  • RECAP Workshops (Nice, November 8-9 2005 , Rennes, March 9-10 2006 , Lyon, November 16-17 2006 , Montpellier, November 22-23 2007).
  • ResCom days (Nice, November 9-10 2005 , Paris, September 25-26 2006 , Paris, March 15-16 2007 , Toulouse, September 20-21 2007 ).
  • IEEE Wireless Communications Technical Committee (WTC) meeting, Washington, DC, USA, 29 November 2007.
  • IEEE Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Technical Committee (AHSNTC) meeting, Washington, DC, USA, 27 November 2007.
  • 50th IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2007, Washington, DC, USA, 26-30 November 2007.
  • IEEE EDS Mini-Colloquium: Nanoelectronic Devices, Present and Perspectives (NADE), Sinaia, Romania, 14 October 2007.
  • Annual IEEE ICT and Engineering Students Exhibition, Nairobi, Kenya, 14-15 September 2007.
  • 18th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) 2007, Athens, Greece, 3-7 September 2007.
  • ResCom Summer Schools (Île de Porquerolles, June 11-16, 2006 , Calcatoggio, Corsica, France, June 16-23, 2007 ).
  • Second International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets) 2007, Florence, Italy, June 11-13, 2007.
  • IEEE United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland UKRI Student Congress 2007, York, United Kingdom, 1-3 June, 2007.
  • IRAMUS Workshop, Val Thorens, France, January 25-26, 2007.
  • 32nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON) 2006 Paris, France, November 7-10, 2006.
  • Colloque Francophone sur l’Ingénierie des Protocoles (CFIP) 2006, Tozeur, Tunisia, October 30 – November 3, 2006.
  • IEEE Student Branch and GOLD Congress (SBC) 2006, Paris, France, August 31 – September 3, 2006.
  • Summer School on Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks (SenZations), Novi Sad, Serbia, July 31 – August 4, 2006.
  • IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (IWWAN) 2006, New York, USA, June 28-30, 2006.
  • First ACM International Conference on Integrated Internet Ad hoc and Sensor Networks (InterSense) 2006, Nice, France, May 30-31, 2006.
  • ACM EuroSys 2006, Leuven, Belgium, April 20-21, 2006. Grant obtained from ACM SigOps France.
  • IRAMUS meetings (Lyon, September 15, 2006, Lille, March 23, 2006).
  • IEEE Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS) 2005, Atlanta, USA, September 2005.
  • RECAP meetings (Lyon, March 10, 2005, Montreuil-sur-Mer, June 13, 2005).
  • ING Summer School Montreuil-sur-Mer, June 13-17, 2005.

Languages

  • Dutch/Flemish. Mother tongue.
  • French. Bilingual.
  • English. Bilingual. Lived and worked in the United States between 2008 and 2014. TOEIC, score 965/990 (2005).
  • Spanish. Fluent. One month visiting researcher in Spain (2007). One year academic exchange in Mexico (2003-2004). DELE nivel Básico (2003).
  • Portuguese. Notions. Studied for 2 year (2003-2004, 2004-2005).