Other scientific activities
- I am President of the french chapter of IEEE in
information theory :
Transactions on Information Theory (since 1st June 2016).
- Supervisor of PhD thesis: 1) PhD thesis of
Ashref Aloui (University of Paris VIII); 2) PhD thesis (joint
thesis with University of El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia) of Amine
Mrabet (co-supervisor with M. Machhout and N. Mrabet); 3) PhD
thesis of Jian Liu (co-supervisor with Prof. Lusheng Chen),
School of Mathematical Science-university of Nankai-China with
the China Scholarship Council (CSC), Defended on 29 Mai 2015; 4)
PhD thesis (joint thesis with Institut of Mathematics METU,
Ankara, Turkey) of Ahmet Sinak (co-supervisor with Prof. Ferruh
Ozbudak), University of Paris VIII, Defended on 8 September 2017
5) PhD thesis (joint thesis with University of Science and
Technology USTHB) of Bennenni Nabil (co-supervisor with K.
Guenda), Defended on 23 October 2016 6) PhD thesis of Junwei
Wang (co-supervisor with Matthieu Rivain and Pascal Paillier) at
University of Paris VIII and University of Luxembourg.
- Seminar: I was in charge of the seminar protection
of information for 6 years (from 2006 to 2012).
- Member of international projects: I am member of
Office of Research and Sponsored Project "Special Functions for
Cryptography" in UAE University with C. Carlet and K.
Abdukhalikov (from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2016). Also,
I am involved in the Eurpean project SECODE for three years in
which the partners are l'INRIA (France), Télécom Paristech
(France), Université Catholique de Louvain UCL (Belgium) and the
Sabancı University (Turkey).
- Member of national projects: I was involved in
the project ANR
functions) from September 2009 to August 2013 with UVSQ, ENS,
INRIA, University of Aix-Marseille II, University of Paris XI,
University of Caen (and University Paris VIII), University of
Nantes, University of Provence and University Paris Diderot
(Paris VII). Also, I am involved in the ANR "MANTA" from
Spetember 2015 to August 2018. The main topics are: Algebraic
Goemetry and Coding Theory. The partners are: INRIA, IMT
(Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse) et Télécom Paris-tech.
- Participation to jury PhD thesis: 1) PhD Thesis
of Rafael Fourquet "Décodage par liste des codes de Reed-Muller
et application à la cryptanalyse", 2011, Paris VIII (examiner);
2) PhD Thesis of Jean-Pierre Flori "Fonctions booléennes,
courbes algébriques et multiplication complexe", 2012, Telecom
ParisTech (examiner); 3) PhD Thesis of Chérif Mihoubi "Codes
cycliques ternaires de rendement 1/2", 2012, Telecom ParisTech
(examiner); PhD Thesis of Lin Sok "Code, Lattices et fonctions
booléennes", 2013, Telecom ParisTech (refree); 4) PhD Thesis of
Stephanie Dib "Distribution de la non-linéearité des fonctions
booléennes", 2013, University of Marseille, (refree); 5) PhD
Thesis of Deng Tang "Fonctions booléennes pour les schémas
cryptographiques par flots et par blocs",2014, University of
Paris VIII, (examiner); 6) PhD Thesis of Valentin Suder
"Propriétés différentielles des permutations et application en
cryptographie symmetrique",2014, INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt,
SECRET project-team, France (examiner); 7) PhD thesis of Brahim
Merabet "Critères de sécurité des fonctions booléennes vis à vis
des attaques algébriques sur les schémas par flots et par
blocs", 2014, University of Boumediene, Algeria (referee); 8)
PhD thesis of Soukayna Qarboua "Approche quaternaire des
fonctions cryptographiques, fonctions booléennes et conjecture
de Tu et Deng ", 2016, Télécom Bretagne/ITI (referee); 9) PhD
Thesis of Samir Hodzic "Characterisation of generalized bent
functions and some other
topics related to cryptography",2017, Koper, Slovénie (referee),
- Participation in the expertise of national and
international projects (ex. Research Foundation etc.).
- Co-head of the research team MTII "Mathematics
for information and image processing" in the laboratory
- Head of Master: I am heading the Master
degree of mathematics (Master
Mathematics and Applications to Coding theory and
Cryptography) at the University of Paris VIII
- I was in charge (with C. Carlet) of the Master
MACC (Mathematics and Applications to Coding theory and
Cryptography) program of mathematics from 2006 to 2009.
- Member of Council: I was member of the
council of Unity of formation and research (UFR) at the
University of Paris VIII from 2006 to 2010.
- Budget: Charge of the budget of the
department of Mathematics at the University of Paris VIII
from 2006 to 2009.
- Teaching and administrative training:
Charge teaching and administrative training in cryptology
between Thales and University Paris VIII form 2008 to
- Member of the Recruitment Commission: I'm
member (vice president) of the Recruitment Commission for
Mathematics at university of Paris VIII since 2008. This
commission is in charge of the recruitments of
- Member of comity: I am member of the
french research coordination comitiee (Codes and
Cryptography), gathering more than 250 researchers.
- Author of book: Joint author of the book
"Mathematics L2" Pearson Education, 2007 (Chapter
"Quotients rings and finite fields" and Chapter complement
"From finite fields to error-correcting codes").
- Jury member of a national competition:
competition Mathematics A (Algebra and Analysis) from 2005
- Corrective books: book "oral competitions
Central School / Supelec School/ Mine School/ Polytechnic
School"; collection Ellipses and book "Mathematics L1";
collection Pearson Education.
- Scientific document examiner: "An analysis
of scientific papers" in Mathematics for Polytechnic
competitions in 2011.
- Framing of training courses: framing of
almost 50 training courses Master in Mathematics and
information theory from 2006 to 2009.
- Oral examinations in preparatory classes:
preparation for the oral competition in Mathematics (2nd
year class preparatory MP, PSI *, MP * and 1st year of
preparatory class MPSI) for more than 18 years.