Research Interests

Information Centric Networks

Content Caching and Distribution​

Connected Vehicles

Communications, Caching and Computing using smart vehicles

Fog Networking and Internet of Things

Self-organization of objects with energy constraints including harvesting enabled sensors

Research Experience

(October 2016- Present) Post-doctoral Researcher: Inria Agora Team

Center of Innovation in Telecommunications and Integration of Service – CITI lab, INSA Lyon, France

Major tasks: Energy-efficient Self-organization of low-duty cycle devices in Internet of Things

(June 2016- October 2016) Research Fellow: Computer Engineering Department

Baskin School of Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Major tasks: Proposing game theoretic based approaches for collaborative cache management and content offloading at social-aware mobile fogs in Content Centric Networks

(Aug 2013 - Nov 2016) Doctorate Researcher

L3i Lab, University of La Rochelle, France

LIGM Lab, Université Paris-est Marne-la-vallée, France

(Sep 2011-May 2013) Research Assistant:

Wireless and Secure Networks Laboratory - WiSNet Lab, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (SEECS), National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan

Research Projects

(2016 - 2018) DGA CLOTHO - Autonomus Solutions for the Localization and Protection of Sensible Objects

(2013 - 2015) IETA2 European Project 11037 CarCoDe

Research Activities


Ph.D thesis:

Mr. Bouziane Brik, University of La Rochelle, France Ms. Manel Kchaou, Universtiy of Sfax, Tunisia

Master thesis:

Ms. Rim-el-Fahem (50%), graduated September 2015 SUPCOM, Tunis Tunisia

TPC Member

IEEE ICC Conference 2018, IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) 2017


IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportations Systems, Elsevier Journal of Computers of Electrical Engineering, Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Annals of Telecommunications Journal, IEEE ICC’14-17 WCNC’14,15, Globecom’14-17 VTC Spring’14,15, VTC Fall’14,15,16 VTC Spring’15, LCN’14, IM’15; SPECTS’14, ITC’14, MILCOM’14, IFIP WD’13-17.