Serge Fdida is a Professor with the University Pierre & Marie Curie (UPMC) since 1995. His research interests are related to the Internet technology and protocols, with an emphasis on innovative wireless 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 and is a Distinguished ACM Member.
He has been leading many research projects in High Performance Networking in France and Europe, notably pioneering the European activity on federated Internet test-beds and the associated FP6&7 projects ONELAB, ONELAB2 and OPENLAB. Currently, he is also leading the Equipex FIT, a large-scale test-bed on the Future Internet of Things. Serge Fdida has also 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.
Serge Fdida has also a long experience of research management. From 2000 to December 2005, he was appointed scientific adviser with CNRS-STIC. In addition, he has been the Vice-President of the RNRT. More recently, he was appointed Vice-President in charge of International Affairs at UPMC from 9/2011 to 12/2011 and is now VP in charge of Europe.