Prof. BEN-OTHMAN Jalel
University of Paris 13, France
Dr. Ben-Othman received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees both in Computer Science from the University of Pierre et Marie Curie, (Paris 6) France in 1992, and 1994 respectively. He received his PhD degree from the University of Versailles, France, in 1998. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Orsay (Paris 11) and University of Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6), in 1998 and 1999 respectively. He was an Associate Professor at the University of Versailles from 2000 to 2011. He is now full professor at University of Paris 13. Dr. Ben-Othman’s research interests are in the area of wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, Broadband Wireless Networks, multi-services bandwidth management in WLAN (IEEE 802.11), WMAN (IEEE 802.16), WWAN (LTE), security in wireless networks in general and wireless sensor and ad hoc networks in particular. His work appears in highly respected international journals and conferences, including, IEEE ICC, Globecom, LCN, VTC, PIMRC, etc. He has supervised and co-supervised several graduate students in these areas.
He is widely known for his work on wireless ad hoc and sensor Networks, in particular, security. He is an editorial board member of Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Inderscience Int. J. of Satellite Communications Policy and Management and an Associate Editor of Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems. He has served as a member of Technical Committees of more than 40 international IEEE/ACM conferences and workshops including ICC, Globecom, MSWIM, LCN. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.He served as Local Arrangement Chair for the 13th IEEE International Symposium on Computer Communication (ISCC 09). He served as a TPC Co-Chair of IEEE Globecom Wireless Communications Symposium (Globecom 2010) and 9th international Workshop on Wireless local Networks (WLN09) and 10th international Workshop on Wireless local Networks (WLN10). He served as a publicity chair of several conferences such as the 12th ACM International Conference on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWIM 09), IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM 2010), 25th Biennial Symposium on Communications. Currently he is serving as TPC Co-Chair for IEEE Globecom Ad hoc, Sensor and Mesh Networking (Globecom 2011), 6th ACM International Symposium on QoS and Security for Wireless and Mobile Networks (Q2SWinet 2010, Q2SWinet 2011, Q2SWinet 2012), Wireless Networking Symposium of The 7th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2011, IWCMC 2012), IEEE International Conference on Communications Ad hoc, Sensor and Mesh Networking (ICC 2012). He is an active member of IEEE CIS-TC, TC AHSN, and WTC.