Research Interests

Information Centric Networks

Content Caching and Distribution​

Vehicular Networks

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 Science, National University of Science and Technology, 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 (50%), University of La Rochelle, France

Master thesis:

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


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