Serge Fdida is a Professor with UPMC Sorbonne University since 1995. His research interests are related to the Internet technology and protocols, with an emphasis on smart mobility, vehicular networks, large-scale content distribution systems as well as the design of federated test-beds to support experimentally driven research. Serge Fdida has published many scientific papers, has taken an active role in several scientific events and is a Distinguished ACM Member. He has been (co)-chairing numerous international events, the last one being ACM MobiCom’2015 in Paris.
He has been leading many impactful research projects in High Performance Networking in France and Europe, notably pioneering the European activity on federated Internet testbeds and the associated FP6&7 projects ONELAB, ONELAB2 and OPENLAB. Currently, he is also leading the Equipex FIT, a large-scale testbed on the Future Internet of Things. Serge Fdida has developed a strong experience related to innovation and industry transfer, - he was the Director of EURONETLAB, a joint laboratory established in 2001, together with Thales, - the co-founder of the Qosmos company, - one of the active contributor to the creation of the Cap Digital cluster and the EIT Health French community.
Serge Fdida has simultaneously developed a unique experience of research management. From 2000 to 2005, he was appointed scientific adviser with CNRS-STIC. He has been the Vice-President of the RNRT (involving the industrial, academic and government actors in Telecommunications in France). More recently, has was appointed Vice-President in charge of International Affairs at UPMC from 9/2011 to 12/2011 and is now VP in charge of European affairs. Serge Fdida holds the “Palmes Académiques” Award.