Toufik Ahmed received the B.S. degree in computer engineering, with high honors, from the I.N.I (National Institute of Computer Science) Algiers, Algeria, in 1999. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Versailles, France, in 2000 and 2003, respectively. In November 2008, he obtained the HDR degree (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) at the University of Bordeaux 1 on adaptive streaming and control of video quality of service over wired/wireless IP networks and P2P architectures. Ahmed was a Visiting Scientist at the School of Computer Science of the University of Waterloo in 2002 and Research Fellow at PRiSM Laboratory of the University of Versailles until 2004. He is currently an Associate Professor at LaBRI Laboratory, School of Engineers (ENSEIRB), the University of Bordeaux 1. His main research activities concern quality of service for multimedia wired and wireless networks, end-to-end signalling protocols, and P2P network. Ahmed's work on quality of service and video delivering has led to many publications in major journals and conferences.
Biography Updated on 12 January 2011