Associate Professor

Contact details

Office H109 UTT / LM2S 12 rue MARIE CURIE CS 42060

Academic Curriculum:

  • 2013 - ...           Associate Professor with the Troyes University of Technology. Research within the LM2S (Systems Modelling and Dependability) lab. Teaching within the SRT (System Network and Telecommunication) program.
  • 2015-2020       Invited scholar at State University of New-York (SUNY), Binghamton (6 months overall).
  • 01-06/2014      Invited scholar at State University of New-York (SUNY), Binghamton (6 months).
  • 2012 - 2013     Post-doctoral fellow in the UTT, research topics :  digital image forensics, image forgeries detection, camera model identification, JPEG compression modelling, hypothesis testing theory, etc. ...
  • 2011 - 2012      Temporary assistant for lecture and research in the UTT
  • 2008 - 2011      PhD student in "System safety and Optimisation" (O2S) in the Troyes University of Technology (UTT)
  • 2003 - 2008     Engineer student in "Telecommunications and information systems" (SIT), at the UTT
                              Exchange student (jan. - juin 2005) in Jönköping, Sweden, within the framework of Erasmus exchange program.
                              Semester off (jan. - juil. 2007) in Ziguinchor, Sénégal, as a volonteer teacher in a primary school.


I currently teach :

  • Computer and Computer networks architecture (undergrad. ; 30h of lecture + 30 h of tutorials)
  • Introduction to cryptography (graduated students. ; 40h of lecture + 10 h of tutorials)
  • C programming language (45h of tutorials)
  • Mathematical tools for Engineers (undergrad. ; in Shanghai Univ. 30h of lecture + 60 h of tutorials)

I taught :

  • Signal analysis and processing (grad. students)
  • Analysis of Function of one real-valued variable (undergrad.)
  • Operating system administration (undergrad.  ; in Shanghai University)
  • Analysis of Function of several real-valued variables (undergrad.)
  • Linear Algebra (undergrad.)
  • Introduction to probability  (undergrad.)
  • Secured signal processing (grad. students)

Research topics:

hypothesis testing theory ; detection using parametric models; application imge forensics ; steganography and steganalysis.


I have published more than 25 papers in International (peer-reviewed) journals and more than 50 papers in international conferences (with proceedings) 
The Full list of publications available through the hal-utt website.

PhD students:

  • Co-Advisor of Marius Letourneau, 2020-2023 (with Guillaume Doyen).
  • Co-Advisor of Li Lulu, 2020-2024 (with Y. Hadjar, R. Vincent, F. Bertrand and A. Bruyant).
  • Co-Advisor of Quentin Giboulot, 2019-2022 (with Patrick Bas, From Ecole centrale de Lille).
  • Co-Advisor of Samer Chehade, 2017-2019 (with Nada Matta).
  • Co-Advisor of Nicolas Burger, 2016-2019 (with Patrick Lallement).
  • Co-Advisor of Azzam Alwan, 2015-2018 (with P.Beauseroy, E.Grall, S.Almagro and M.Dauchez).
  • Co-Advisor of Ngoc Tan Nguyen, 2014-2017 (with Guillaume Doyen) : Manuscript available as a pdf file.
  • Co-Advisor of Karim Tout, 2014-2017 (with Florent Retraint) : Manuscript available as a pdf file.
  • Co-Advisor of Qiao Tong, 2012-2016, (with Florent Retraint) : Manuscript available as a pdf file.
  • Co-Advisor of Thanh Hai Tha,i 2011-2014, (with Florent Retraint) : Manuscript available as a pdf file.
    Though not advisor, I proudly worked with Vahid Sedighi during his PhD thesis : Manuscript available as a pdf file.


  • Co-Advisor of Nisrine Ghadban 2016-2017 (with Guillaume Doyen).