Graduate School and Research Center In communication systems


Eurecom - Networking and Security 
Assistant Professor
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Current research topics

  • Game theory
  • Network economics
  • Economics of security and privacy
  • Pricing and control in smart grids
  • Cloud resource pricing and allocation
  • Statistical learning with competing agents
  • Network performance analysis

Current research interests

  • Patrick Loiseau's main research interests are in the areas of probability, statistics and game theory with applications to networks modeling.
  • He is particularly interested in network economics, game theory and statistical learning for security and privacy, cloud resources pricing and scheduling, pricing in smart grids and network performance evaluation.
  • He has also worked on large deviations and their application to network traffic modeling and heart-rate modeling.

Current research memberships

  • Patrick Loiseau was a visiting researcher at the University of Waterloo in October 2010.
  • During 2011 and summer 2012, he was a visiting member of the network economics group at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • He is regularly invited to serve as a committee member and as a reviewer for technical conferences (ACM SIGMETRICS, etc.) and journals (IEEE Transactions on Communications, Computer Networks, Stochastic Models, etc.).
  • He has been PC chair of W-PIN+NetEcon since 2012 and is chair of the steering committee since 2013.
  • Patrick Loiseau is member of the ACM and of the IEEE

Selected publications


Additional info



  • Best Student Demonstration award at ACM Sigmetrics/Performance 2009, for the demo "Automated traffic measurements and analysis in Grid'5000", with Romaric Guillier, Oana Goga, Matthieu Imbert, Paulo Goncalves and Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet.