Samir SAOUDI

Samir SAOUDI


Chef du département Signal & Communications
Dépt. Signal et Communications

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Courriel : samir.saoudi@telecom-bretagne.eu
TELECOM Bretagne
Vue aérienne

Biography

Career Summary
 

  • 2014 - present: Head of Signal & Communications Department at Telecom Bretagne
  • 2008 - present: Head of Digital Communications Group of LabSticc (CNRS UMR N°6385), 54 members
  • 1997- present: Professor at Telecom Bretagne
  • 1991-1997: Associate Professor at Telecom Bretagne
  • 1987-1990: Researcher at Orange Lab (Lannion-France)

Education
 

  • June 1982 : Baccalauréat Sciences Mathématiques, (equivalent to A-levels in Mathematics)
  • 1982-84 : Classes Préparatoires, a two-year intensive course preparing for the competitive entrance examinations to FrenchGrandes Ecole.
  • June 1987 : Telecommunications Engineer from ENST-Bretagne (equivalent to Master’s degree)
  • Dec. 1990 : PhD in Telecommunications, Rennes-I University.
  • July 1997 : HDR (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches en Sciences), Qualification as Supervisor for PhD students from Rennes-I University

Miscellaneous
 

  • Head of the “Digital communication systems” Master, between 1995 and 2001.
  • General Chair of the second International Symposium on Image/Video Communications over fixed and mobile networks, ISIVC 2004, France.
  • Co-Chair, MIMO Systems Symposium, IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC 2010, France.
  • Reviewing activities: IEEE Trans. on Com., EURASIP, Symposium Turbo Codes, IEEE VTC, Globe Com., ICC, …
  • Member of several TPCs: IEEE VTC, TAIMA, EURASIP, ISIVC,…
  • Publications: 3 Chapters book, 27 International Journal, more than 100 international conference papers, 20 national conference, 8 invited talks, 1 patent and 10 technical reports.
  •  Supervision of more than 25 PhD students.
  • Responsible of several research contracts mainly with Orange-Labs.
  • Member of board of Directors of French Mines-Telecom Institute (IMT), since 2006.
  • Sabbatical stay, as Senior Researcher, in Orange Labs-Tokyo, in Wireless Communications Team, during 3 months (June-August 2009).
  • Promoted to Senior member of IEEE (Sept. 2009).
  • Promoted to the rank of “Chevalier dans l’ordre des palmes académiques” (June 2009).

Brief Biography
 

Samir SAOUDI was born in Rabat, Moroco, on November 28th1963. He received the Electrical Engineering degree from ENST-Bretagne in 1987, the PhD degree in Telecommunications from the “Université de Rennes 1” in 1990 (with France Telecom as industrial partner), and the “Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches en Sciences” in 1997. Since 1991, he has been with Signal & Communications department at Telecom Bretagne (ENST-Bretagne) where he is currently a Professor. His research interests are speech and audio coding, non parametric probability density estimation, CDMA Techniques, Multi User Detection, MIMO systems, equalization and iterative processing with applications to mobile radio communications. His teaching interests are signal processing, probability, stochastic processes, speech processing and Multi User Detection for UMTS system. Since 1995, he has been head of the Master “Digital Communications Systems”. He has supervised more than 25 PhD Students. He has co-authored more than 25 journal papers and one hundred conference papers. He has been the general chair of the second International symposium on Image/Video Communications over fixed and mobile networks, 2004. He has been a Co-Chair of the MIMO Systems Symposium, IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC 2010, France. Since 2008, he has been head of Digital Communications Group of LabSticc (CNRS UMR N°6385). Since April, 1st 2014, he has been head of signal & Communications Department at Telecom Bretagne (54 members).

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