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Abdelkader Outtagarts

Paris-Saclay, France
Senior Researcher, Ph.D


  • 2009 – 2010 - Entrepreneurial Boot camp program, ESCP Europe / ESCP-EAP, France
  • 1997 – 1999 - Master, Software Engineering, Université du Québec - École de Technologie supérieure, Montreal, Canada
  • 1990 – 1994 - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Heat science and Energy engineering,  Institut national des Sciences appliquées de Lyon, France
  • 1989 – 1990 - Master (DEA), Heat Transfer, Institut national des Sciences appliquées de Lyon, 
  • 1983-1988 - Engineer Diploma, Electrical Engineering, Bejaia University, Algeria


I'm a senior researcher at Bell Laboratories in France. My professional experience of over 15 years, in information systems and telecommunications and in security is mainly acquired in France and Canada in R&D teams (Alcatel-Lucent, Nextenso, Hydro-Quebec, UTILICASE and SCII Technology), in research laboratories in Lyon (INSA), Montreal (ETS, CRIM) and Nozay (Bell Labs).

I received my Ph.D degree in thermal and energy from the National Institute of Applied Science of Lyon in France and a Masters Degree in software engineering from Ecole de Technologie Supérieure of Montreal in Canada.

I am the author and co-author of several papers and patents: http://scholar.google.fr/citations?sortby=pubdate&hl=fr&user=qSgQIRIAAAAJ&view_op=list_works

Skills: Research, Cloud RAN, Wireless, 5G, Data analytics, Software Engineering, IMS Applications and Enablers, System Security, Cloud computing, Openstack, Hadoop, Energy efficiency, Intelligent Control Systems.


Research Interests

  • Distributed Systems & Controls
  • Dynamic Cloud
  • Machine Learning

Professional Activities

  • Research and Technical project management, Bell Labs, France
  • Security Engineering Manager and Product Security Prime in IMS products R&D, Alcatel-lucent, France
  • Senior Software Engineering Consultant, Interpro consulants and SCII technology, Montreal, Canada
  • Assistant professor on security of information systems, IUT, Orsay, France
  • Researcher and Assistant professor on network and telecommunications, Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal, Canada
  • Researcher and Assistant professor on energy and thermal sciences, National Institut of Applied Sciences, Lyon, France

Selected Articles and Publications




Duc-Hung Luong, Huu Trung Thieu, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Bruno Mongazon-Cazavet, Telecom Microservices Orchestration, Netsoft 2017-


IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (accepted)



 Duc-Hung Luong, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Abdelkrim Hebbar, Traffic Monitoring in Software Defined Networks Using Opendaylight Controller, International Conference on Mobile, Secure and Programmable Networking, p. 38-48, 2016.



Abdelkader Outtagarts, Laurent Roullet, Bruno Mongazon-Cazavet, Aravinthan Gopalasingham - When IT meets Telco : RAN as a Service (accepted), 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, p. 422-423, 7-10 december, 2015.


Abdelkader Outtagarts, Sylvain Squedin, Olivier Martinot - Cloud-based Automatic Video Editing Using Keywords, E-Business ans Telecommunications, Communication in Computing and Information Science, Volume 455, 2014, pp 228-241, Springer-Verlag


Abdelkader Outtagarts, Aderrazagh Mbodj - Automatic Video Programming using LSA and Audio Transcript, IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London June 4, 2013


Abdelkader Outtagarts, Aderrazagh Mbodj - A Cloud-based Collaborative and Automatic Video Editor (Irvine, California), IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (IEEE Computer Science Society) December 10, 2012.

 Abdelkader Outtagarts, Sylvain Squedin, Olivier Martinot - Keyword-based Automatic Multimedia Authoring in The Cloud (Rome, Italy), SIGMAP 2012, the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications July 24, 2012


Abdelkader Outtagarts, Olivier Martinot - iSSEE: IMS Sensors Search Engine Enabler for Sensors Mashups, IJCSI International Journal of Computer Science Issues November 2009

Abdelkader Outtagarts - Mobile Agent-based Applications : a Survey, IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security November 2009



Abdelkader Outtagarts, Michel Kadoch  - Client-Server and mobile agent : performances comparative study in the management of MIBs, First International Workshop on Mobile Agents for Telecommunication Applications October 6, 1999



A. Outtagarts, P. Haberschill, M. Lallemand - The transient response of an evaporator fed through an electronic expansion valve, Int. Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 21, pp. 793-807 (1997).



Z. Tamainot, A. Outtagarts, P. Haberschill, M. Lallemand - Comportement d'un détendeur thermostatique en régime dynamique pour une machine frigorifique, Rev. Int. Froid, Vol. 19, n° 2, pp. 121-131 (1996).



A. Outtagarts, P. Haberschill, M. Lallemand - Comportement dynamique d'un évaporateur de machine frigorifique soumis à des variations de débit, 19ème Congrès International du Froid, Commission B2, La Haye, Août 1995, p. 413-420

A. Outtagarts, P. Haberschill, M. Lallemand - Etude des lois de commande adaptatives utilisables pour les détendeurs électroniques de machines frigorifique, 19ème Congrès International du Froid, Commission B2, La Haye, Août 1995, p. 421-428

L. Machado, A. Outtagarts, P. Haberschill, M. Lallemand - Estudo expérimental do comportemento em régime transiente de um évaporador de uma mÁquina frigorÍfica, XIII Congresso Brasileiro e II Congresso Íbero Americano de Engenharia Mecânica, Belo Horizonte, Brasil, 12 a 15 de dezembro de 1995



Z. Tamainot, A. Outtagarts, P. Haberschill, M. Lallemand - Stabilité de fonctionnement d'un détendeur thermostatique, CLIMA 2000, Londres, 1993, et Koude Mag.(Dutch), NL., 1994.04, n°4, p. 20-23.



A. Outtagarts, J.F. Leone, A. Lallemand - Modélisation bidimensionnelle des transferts couplés conduction-rayonnement dans un milieu semi-transparent. Influence du type de frontières, de la position et de la géométrie des parois de l'enceinte, Colloque de la Société Française des Thermiciens, Sophia-Antipolis, Mai 1992, p. 253-262.