My CV

Education

2007 - 2011    PhD in Computer Science,
Faculty of Science, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Thesis: uMove: A wholistic framework to design and implement ubiquitous computing systems supporting user's activity and situation
Expert committee:
Prof. Alan Dix, Lancaster University – UK
Prof. Peter Kropf, university of Neuchâtel – CH
Dr. Denis Lalanne, university of Fribourg – CH
Prof. Béat Hirsbrunner (PhD director), university of Fribourg – CH

Best PhD award 2011 – “Prix d’informatique” – University of Fribourg

2007 - 2008    Diploma in Higher Education and Technology of Education
Centre de Didactique Universitaire, University de Fribourg, Switzerland
Diploma : Cours d'informatique Systèmes Distribués : Analyse, critique et adaptation du dispositif de formation

2004 - 2007    Master of Science in Computer Science
Faculty of Science, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Thesis: ubiGlide: An Application for gliding activities based on a motion-aware middleware

1991 - 1992    Diploma of Software Engineer - FDISH

1990 - 1991    Certificate of Analyst Programmer - FDISH

1985 - 1989    Diploma in Electronics

Other studies

2008 - 2012    Biology (60 ECTS)
Faculty of Science, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

2003 - 2005    Physics (30 ECTS)
Faculty of Science, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

ECTS: European Credits Transfer System

Academical Experience

Jan 2013 - Sept 2013
Post doctoral researcher
Sprecher Lab
Departement of Biology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
http://sprecherlab.com

Feb – Jul 2012
Post doctoral researcher
Department for Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

2007 - 2011
Research and Teaching Assistant
Department for Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

2005 - 2007
Teaching Assistant in Distributed System course
Department for Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Lectures and presentations

  • Presentation of "uMove: A framework to design and implement ubiquitous computing systems based on user motion and activities", Organiser: EJ "Ed" Zaluska, University of Southampton, 17 January 2011
  • i-User 2010, presentation of "An Overview of Human-Computer Interaction Patterns in Pervasive Systems" - University Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam - Malaysia, December, 2010
  • i-User 2010, presentation of "ROBIN : Activity Based Robot Management System" - University Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam - Malaysia, December, 2010
  • UIC 2010, presentation of "SSP: Smart Service Provider - A Smart Environment Providing Contextual Services on Android Mobile Devices", Xi'an - China, October, 2010
  • MoMM 2009, presentation of "Tools for Designing and Prototyping Activity-based Pervasive Applications" - Kuala Lumpur, December, 2009
  • Pervasive Intelligence Master course: organization of the course and lecturer on topics related to ubiquitous computing, Situation and Activity theory, Design principles for pervasive systems, Interaction patterns for pervasive systems, Spring 09 & 10
  • Kinetic user Interface: presentation of new human-computer interaction paradigm - Master Course "Pervasive Intelligence" Spring 09-10 - University of Fribourg
  • Context-Awareness: concepts and applications - Master Course "Pervasive Intelligence", Spring 09-10 - University of Fribourg
  • Workshop on Interaction Patterns for pervasive computing systems - Master Course "Pervasive Intelligence", Spring 09-10 - University of Fribourg
  • Workshop on Pervasive Systems design principles - Master Course "Pervasive Intelligence", Spring 09-10 - University of Fribourg
  • Tests and usability of pervasive systems - Master Course "Pervasive Intelligence", Spring 09-10 - University of Fribourg
  • Weiser's vision: where do we stand 20 years after? General discussion on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing - Master Course "Pervasive Intelligence", Spring 09-10 – University of Fribourg
  • ICDIM 2008, presentation of "Smart Heating Systems: optimizing heating systems by kinetic-awareness" - London, November, 2008
  • MobiKUI 2008, First International Workshop on Mobile and Kinetic User Interfaces - University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 13-14 October 2008 - Co-organiser

Workshops

  • MDE 2012, Multi-Display Environment Workshop. 3eme cycle romand d'informatique, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, March 23-24, 2012
  • CAPE 2010, Context Awareness in Pervasive Environments - University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 24-25 June 2010
  • Winter school in Computer Science on Usability Engineering. 3eme cycle romand d'informatique, Anzère, Switzerland, January 26-30, 2009

Research Interests

  • Pervasive computing
  • Mobile computing
  • Context-aware computing systems
  • Bioinformatics

Programming languages, platforms and other technical skills

  • Java , C#, C, Scheme, Pascal, ADA
  • Android development tools and platforms
  • Web technologies (HTML, XML, MySQL)
  • Network technologies (Cisco, Lotus Domino, Windows 2003,)
  • Telecommunication (HF, VHF UHF and satellite communication, VSAT)