Resume

  1. Current Activities
  2. Positions held
  3. Education & Training
  4. Volunteering
  5. Organization
  6. Project Reviewing
  7. Panels
  8. Editorial Duties
  9. Honors and Awards
  10. Technical Program Committee Member
  11. Journal Reviewer
  12. Conference Reviewer
  13. Attending
  14. 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, received with greatest honors (“mention tres bien” in French).
  • 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.

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

Honors and Awards

  • IPSO Challenge 2015 Semi-Finalist with project “μPnP: Harnessing the Power of IPv6 for Ultra Low Power, Zero-configuration IoT Networks” together with Danny Hughes, Nelson Matthys, Wilfried Daniels and Fan Yang.
  • IPSO Challenge 2015 Semi-Finalist with project “HeadsUp! : monitoring the post-surgery position of retinal detachment patients” together Brett Warneke.
  • The book “Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities” in which we wrote chapter “6TiSCH Wireless Industrial Networks: Determinism Meets IPv6” together with Maria Rita Palattella, Pascal Thubert, Xavier Vilajosana, Qin Wang and Thomas Engel has been awarded the Distinguished Publication Award from the Magnetics Society of Japan in 2014
  • Outstanding Research poster award for the project “OpenWSN”, by the Berkeley Sensor & Actuation Center (BSAC) Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) at UC Berkeley in 2010.
  • Best presentation award for “1-hopMAC: An Energy-Efficient MAC Protocol for Avoiding 1-hop Neighborhood Knowledge” at Summer School SenZations, Novi Sad, Serbia, August 2006.
  • MsC obtained with greatest honors, 2005.
  • MEng obtained with honors, 2005.

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, San Francisco, 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).