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Positions and Awards

  • President of the ISCRAM (Information Systems for Crisis Response And Management) Association - Elected
  • ISCRAM Distinguished Service Award. 2010. For outstanding support to the ISCRAM Community
  • Adjunct Full Professor, ICT Department, University of Agder, Norway
  • Member of the IFIP Disaster Risk Reduction Domain Committee (invited)
  • Membre du collège, IRD CSS5-Commission scientifique 2016-2020
  • ISCRAM Member
  • INSTICC Member (Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication)
  • IJATS (International Journal of Agent Technologies and Systems). Editorial Board Member
  • IJISCRAM (International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management). Editorial Board Member
  • International Journal on Artificial Intelligence and Application. Editorial Board Member

Project and Proposal Evaluator

  • European Commission (from 2000 to present: Frameworks 5, 6, 7 and H2020). Programmes: IST, NEST, FET, Security, Energy. Keywords: multi-agent systems, simulation, human behaviour modelling, context aware systems, collaborative systems, cognitive systems, complex systems, mobile computing.
  • L'Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR)
  • COFECUB, Comité Français d'Évaluation de la Coopération Scientifique et Universitaire avec le Brésil
  • Portuguese Research Council (FCT). Funding Area: Computer Science and Engineering

Keynote / Invited Speaker

  • Invited speaker, Journées de Recherche Scientifique GLORY (Génie Logiciel, environnements intégrés et systèmes complexes communicants), RIADI laboratoire. 6-8 February, 2014.
  • Speaker at seminar on 'Le Web: quelles mutations dans la prise des décisions?' Title: Social media in crisis situations. October 2012
  • Invited Panelist ISCRAM 2012, Vancouver, Canada, April 2012
  • ENSI - L'Ecole Nationale des Sciences de L'informatique, Tunisia (Invited Seminar), January 2012
  • ISCRAM-CHINA. Harbin, China. (Keynote). Title: Modelling and Simulating Crisis Situations. September 2010
  • Internet Based Control Education International conference (IBCE 04, IFAC). Grenoble, France. Title: Issues in designing usable interfaces for educational software. August 2004.
  • The University of Buckingham, UK. Invited Speaker, Seminar. Title: Agent-based social simulation.

Conference Program Chair / Track Organiser

  • Associate Editor: Track "Use of ICT in Crisis Situations", European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). 2017, Portugal; 2018 UK.
  • ISCRAM Med 2015, 2016, 2017 Conference co-chair.
  • HICSS 2015, 2016, 2017. Co mini-track chair, Communication and Information Systems for Crisis and Disaster Management. USA.
  • ISCRAM Vietnam 2013 Program Co-Chair
  • ISCRAM-CHINA 2012 Program Co-Chair
  • COOP 2012 Proceedings Chair, Marseille, France
  • ISCRAM 2011 Program Co-Chair. Lisbon, Portugal
  • IHM'09 Local Course Organiser, Grenoble.
  • ISCRAM Doctoral Colloquium 2012 (Chair), 2009 (Co-Chair), 2007 (Co-Chair).
  • ISCRAM 2009 Simulation and Emergency Management Track Co-chair.
  • ISCRAM 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007 Intelligent Systems Track Co-chair
  • ISCRAM 2006, Stakeholder Coordination for Crisis Management Track Chair
  • ISCRAM 2005, Complexity, Crisis and Robustness Track Chair
  • Multi-disciplinary Work, 2002, Workshop Organiser, King's College, London.

Journal Editorship

  • Revue d'Intelligence Artificielle (RFIA). Special Issue: Agent based social Simulation. Vol.25, No.1. 2011 Co-editor.

Journal Manuscript Reviewer

  • JASSS (Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation)
  • CMOT (Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory)
  • IJEM (International Journal of Emergency Management)
  • Simulation. Transactions of the society for modeling and simulation international
  • IJSPM (International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling)
  • JITTA (Journal of Information Technology Theory and Applications)
  • TFSC (Technological Forecasting and Social Change)
  • PLOS ONE
  • IJDRR (International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction)

PhD Jury Member - as examiner or external examiner (rapporteur)

  • Galateia Terti (Université Grenoble-Alpes). "Forecasting of flash-flood human impacts integrating the social vulnerability dynamics". March 2017 (Examiner)
  • Nguyen-Tuan-Thanh LE (University of Toulouse). "Coordination Models for Crisis Resolution: Discovery, Analysis and Assessment". December 2016 (Rapporteur)
  • Jacon Chapman. (University of Nottingham). "Multi-agent Stochastic Simulation of Occupants in Buildings". November 2016 (External Examiner. Equiv. 'Rapporteur')
  • Thomas Huraux, (Université Pierre et Marie Curie). "Simulation multi-agent d’un système complexe : combiner des domaines d’expertise par une approche multi-niveau - Le cas de la consommation électrique résidentielle.". Octobre 2015 (Rapporteur)
  • Guillaume Macé-Ramète, (Universite de Toulouse délivré par l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines d'Albi-Carmaux). "Système d’Information de Médiation pour le pilotage réactif et anticipatif de la réponse à une situation de crise : application aux perturbations sur les réseaux routiers". Avril 2015 (Rapporteur)
  • Minh Thai TRUONG, (University of Toulouse 1 Capitole) "To develop a database management tool for multi-agent simulation platform". February 2015. (Rapporteur)
  • Dimitri Masso, (University of Grenoble) "Inspirez ! Explorez ! Soutien à la créativité en conception d’interfaces homme-machine". September 2014 (Examiner)
  • Duncan Wilson (Durham University, UK) "Online optimisation of casualty processing in major incident response". September 2014. (Rapporteur)
  • M'hammed Ali Oulhaci (Université d'Aix-Marseille) "Evaluation individuelle et collective dans les jeux sérieux collaboratifs : Application à la gestion de crise. June 2014. (Examiner)
  • Santiago Ruano Rincon (Télécom Bretagne/Université de Bretagne-Sud) "Integrating Cultural Factors in User-Interface Design". February 2013. (Examiner)
  • Jörn Franke (LORIA/INRIA/Université de Nancy) “Coordination of Activities in Dynamic Situations - The Case of Inter-organizational Crisis Management”. October 2011. (Examiner)
  • Thanh-Quang Chu (Paris 6) “Using Agent based models and machine learning to enhance Spatial Decision-Support Systems”. July 2011. (Examiner)

PhD Supervision

  • PhD. 2016-Present. Antoine Flepp, Orange Labs, Caen, France. Subject: Creation of knowledge from professional tools for communication and collaboration
  • PhD. 2016-Present. Kymbat Baisylbayeva, Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Subject: Modeling and simulating evacuation in the case of an earthquake following a multi agent system and pattern recognition approach.
  • PhD. 2016-Present. Mael Arnaud, Université Grenoble Alpes. Subject: Simulations With Intelligence for Fire Training.
  • PhD. 2015-Present. Julius Bangate, Université Grenoble Alpes. Subject: Multiagent modelling and simulation of seismic crisis.
  • PhD. 2013-2016. Completed. Lauren Thévin, Université Grenoble Alpes. Subject: Un Système Multi-Agent normatif pour le soutien évaluatif
    à la collaboration Humain-Machine : application à la gestion de crise. Joint supervision with Catherine Garbay, AMA team, LIG and Olivier Bossier, ENS Mines Saint-Etienne.
  • PhD. 2012-2017. Completed. Sabri Ghazi, Université Badj-Malhtar, Annaba, Algeria. Subject: Approche multi-agent pour la simulation de la pollution de l'air. Joint supervision with Pr. Khadir Mohamed Tarek, LabGED, Université de Annaba.
  • PhD. 2012 - June 2015. Completed. Parvaneh Sarshar, University of Agder, Norway. Subject: Smartphone Support for Best Practive Evacuation Policies. Joint supervision with Jose J. Gonzalez and Ole-Christoffer Granmo.
  • PhD. 2011 - 2014. Completed. Ayesha Kashif, Université Joseph Fourrier. Subject: Human Behaviour Modelling for Energy Management. Joint G-SCOP / LIG Supervision.
  • PhD. 1999 - 2002. Completed. James Marshall. De Montfort University. Subject: An investigation into kin selection and reciprocal cooperation in viscous populations. Keywords: agent-based simulation, genetic algorithms, kin selection theory, reciprocal cooperation.
  • PhD. 1995 - 1998. Completed. David Rozier. De Montfort University. Subject: Qualitative modelling and simulation of physical systems for a diagnostic purpose. Keywords: simulation, model-based reasoning, fault diagnosis, qualitative reasoning, causality.

Selection Committee for Assistant Professor and other Posts

  • Ingénieur d'études (IRD) 2017
  • MCF Université de Technologie de Troyes (Informatics) 2013
  • MCF Université Pierre-Mendès France (section 27) 2013
  • MCF Université Toulouse 1 (section 27), 2010 and 2013
  • MCF Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (section 27) 2012 and 2015
  • Assistant Professor, ICT. University of Agder, Norway, Faculty of Engineering and Science, 2011

 
Program/Scientific Committee

  • JFSMA 2017, Journées Francophones sur les Systèmes Multi-Agents, 3-7 July, Caen, France.
  • International Workshop on Context and Emergency Management (CAEM 2017), June, Paris, France.
  • WorldCIST 2017, 2018, World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies.
  • IFIP conference on IT in Disaster Risk Reduction, 2016, 2017
  • Advisory Board/Technical Program Committee ICACDS, Advances in Computing and Data Sciences (ICACDS-2016) on 29-30 July 2016
  • L'atelier Jeux Video et IA de la PFIA. 29 juin au 3 juillet, 2015 à Rennes.
  • WSC 2014 Agent Based Simulation, Winter Simulation Conference. 7-10 December 2014, Savannah, USA.
  • SIMULTECH 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018. International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH).
  • SIMUL 2015, 2016, 2017 International Conference on Advances in System Simulation. 2015 Barcelona, Spain, 2016 Brussels, Belgium, 2017 Athens, Greece.
  • ABSEA (Agent-based modeling and simulation of complex systems: engineering and applications) Workshop, PAAMS (Practical Applications of Multi-Agent Systems), 2014.
  • ISCRAM Med 2014, 15-17 October, Toulouse, France.
  • SAGEO 2014. Atelier: Innovation géomatique pour la gestion des risques naturels.
  • ICT Conference 2013, Can Tho City, Viet Nam. 1st November 2013.
  • MASyCo (Modélisation Agents pour les Systèmes Complexes) Workshop. Co-located with the JFSMA (Journées Francophones sur les Systèmes Multi-Agents. 1-5 July 2013. Lille, France.
  • WACAI 2012 - Workshop Affect, Comagnon Artificial, Interaction. 15th/16th November 2012 (Organizing Committee)
  • Intelligent Systems Development Session, 6th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, 13th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems. November, 2012, Kobe, Japan
  • International Conference on the Epistemological Perspectives on Simulation 2012 (EPOS)
  • International conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2005 to 2014)
  • International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi Agent Systems (AAMAS 2009).
  • Agent Technology for Disaster Management (ADTM 2010) workshop, during PRIMA 09
  • Brazilian Symposium on Arificial Intelligence (SBIA), 2010, 2012; including the Workshop on Social Simulation (2009, 2010, 2014)
  • European Simulation Multiconference (ESM 1999 - Session Chair, ESM 2005, ESM 2006, ESM 2007).
  • European Social Simulation Association Conference (ESSA 2007, 2008, 2009).
  • Agent-Based Simulation ABS II, III, IV, V, VI, VII (2001-2006).
  • Future Business Technology Conference (FUBUTEC) 2005,2006, 2007, 2008.
  • International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications: CITSA 2004.
  • International Workshop on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM-CHINA 2007).
  • Agent-Directed Simulation Conference. (ADS) 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
  • Summer Computer Simulation Conference, (SCSC) 2005, 2006, 2007.
  • Middle Eastern Simulation Multiconference (MESM) 2005,2006, 2007.
  • Asian Simulation Technology Conference (ASTEC) 2007, 2012
  • International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems (COOP). 2008 (Workshop Chair), 2010, 2012 (Proceedings Chair), 2014, 2016.
  • International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence. ICAART-2009, ICAART-2012, ICAART-2013, ICAART-2014, ICAART-2015, ICAART 2016, ICAART 2017, ICAART 2018.
  • International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-agent systems (PAAMS) 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
  • Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence. EPIA2009, EPIA2011, EPIA2013, EPIA2018. Social Simulation and Modelling Track
  • CT2CM track ( Collaborative Technology for Coordinating Crisis Management) within the WETICE conference, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Application. Editorial Board Member.