Graduate School and Research Center In communication systems


Eurecom - Networking and Security 
Full Professor
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  • He taught several courses on network security, applied cryptography, protocols and networking at EURECOM.
  • He is currently responsible for the Security track and the Master of Science in Communications and Computer Security at EURECOM.
  • He also taught security and applied cryptography courses at the doctoral school on communications and in the postgraduate program at EPFL, in the networking and multimedia department of TELECOM Bretagne.
  • He held several continued education sessions on network security with industrial companies such as IBM, HP and as part of the Cap-sesa Institut professional education seminars.

Current research topics

  • Design and analysis of security mechanisms and cryptographic protocols
  • Confidentiality and integrity in cloud computing
  • Privacy-preserving mechanisms for user-centric data management

Selected publications



  • Best Paper Award with Mehdi Khalfaoui, SENSORCOMM 2011, "Privacy preserving products tracking in clustered supply chain"
  • Best Student Paper Award with Alessandro Sorniotti, IFIP SEC 2009, "A provably secure secret handshake with dynamic controlled matching"
  • Runners-up Awards for IEEE ICWS 2006. Refik Molva, Frédéric Montagut "Augmenting Web Services Composition with Transactional Requirements"
  • IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (1989)
  • IBM Research Division Award (1988)