Head of INRIA Project-Team MAESTRO
Philippe Nain received the Maîtrise Es-Sciences (B.S. degree) in Mathematics in 1978, the Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (M.S. degree) in Statistics in 1979, and the Doctorat de 3ème cycle in Modeling of Computer Systems in 1981, all from the University of Paris XI, Orsay, France. In 1987 he received the Doctorat d'Etat in Applied Mathematics from the University Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris 6), Paris, France. Since december 1981 he has been with INRIA where he is currently director of research and head of the project-team MAESTRO devoted to the modeling of computer systems and telecommunications networks. He has held visiting appointments at the University of Massachusetts (1993-94), at the University of Maryland (1987) and at North Carolina State University (1988). He is interested in modeling, performance evaluation and control of communication networks.
He is an Associate Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Performance Evaluation and Operations Research Letters, and a past Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. He was a co-program chair of the ACM Sigmetrics 2000 conference and the general chair of the IFIP Performance 2005 conference. Since 1997 P. Nain has been a member (treasurer since 2002) of the IFIP Working Group 7.3 on Computer System Modelling and he is a member of the ACM Sigmetrics Executive Committee (until June 2009).
Last update: July 16, 2007