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Abdelkader Outtagarts

Paris-Saclay, France
Senior Researcher, IEEE Senior Member, 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 Nokia Bell Labs in France. I have over 15 years professional experience in information systems, telecommunications and security from my work 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:

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
  • IoT/M2M
  • Machine Learning
  • Software Engineering
  • Wireless Communications

Honors and Awards

IEEE Senior Member

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


El Hocine Bouzidi, Hung Luong, Abdelkader Outtagart, Abdelkrim Hebbar, Rami Langar, Online-based Learning for Predictive Network Latency in Software-defined Network,  IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 8-13 Dec 2018, Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Quang Pham tran anh, Yassine Hadjadj-Aoul, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Deep Reinforcement Learning based QoS-aware Routing in Knowledge-defined networking, QSHINE 2018, December 3-4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Duc-Hung Luong,  Huu-Trung Thieu, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, Predictive Autoscaling Orchestration for Cloud-native Telecom Microservices, IEEE 5G World Forum 2018, July 2018

Duc-Hung Luong,  Huu-Trung Thieu, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, Cloudification and Autoscaling Orchestration for Container-based Mobile Networks Toward 5G: Experimentation, Challenges and Perspectives, IEEE VTC 2018, June 2018.


Duc-Hung Luong, Huu Trung Thieu, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Bruno Mongazon-Cazavet, Telecom Microservices Orchestration, Netsoft 2017- IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization, Bologna, p. 1-2.


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.


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