Current position since September 2016

Former position

  • Senior Associate Professor in Computer Science at INSA de Strasbourg
  • Deputy Head of the SDC team of ICube
  • In charge of the International Relations of the Mechanical Engineering Department at INSA de Strasbourg


  • November 17th and 18th, 2017: I have served as a coach at the SmartHaropa Hackathon, organised by Haropa, Ports de Paris Seine Normandie.
  • November 16th 2017: Second plenary meeting of the HALFBACK project, at INSA Strasbourg. (Photos)
  • October 1st, 2017: arrival of a new PhD student, Mr Franco GIUSTOZZI, who is working on “Semantic Time Evolving Models for Industry 4.0”, funded by the Normandy region.
  • September 6th to 8th, 2017: KES 2017 on Knowledge Based and Intelligent Engineering and Information Systems has been held, where I served as a General Chair and where I was granted an award for outstanding services to the KES community. (Photos)
  • Since September 1st, 2017, I am in charge of the international relations of the INSA group with Argentina
  • July-August 2017: Travel to Argentina where I have worked at CIFASIS and visited the National University of Rafaela. (Photos, Video)
  • May 1st, 2017: arrival of a new PhD student, Mr Qiushi CAO, who is working on the “Semantic Technologies for the Modeling of Distributed Preventive Maintenance for a SME Network in the Framework of Industry 4.0”, co-supervised by Christoph REICH from the Hochschule Furtwangen in Germany, funded by the Interreg HALFBACK project.
  • April 19th 2017: Invited keynote speak about « Ontologies and Image Analysis and Interpretation » at the 2nd Workwhop on Image Processing 2017, organised by CRNS (Centre de Recherche Numérique de Sfax), Tunisia. (Photos, Poster)
  • Since March 1st, 2017, I am the head of the MIND team at the LITIS laboratory
  • On January 31st, 2017, we have received confirmation of the grant asked in the framework of an Offensive Sciences Interreg project called HALFBACK, in collaboration with my former school (INSA Strasbourg), the University of Strasbourg and the Hochshule Furtwangen.