Fawzi Nashashibi, 50 years, is a Research Director, head of RITS Team at INRIA (Paris) since 2010. He has been senior researcher and Program Manager in the robotics center of Mines ParisTech since 1994. He was previously a technical manager at Light Co. (Virtual/Augmented Reality) for multimedia applications and movie making (post-production). Fawzi Nashashibi obtained a Master?s Degree in Automation, Industrial Engineering and Signal Processing (LAAS/CNRS) in 1989, a PhD in Robotics from Toulouse University prepared in (LAAS/CNRS) laboratory in 1993, and a HDR Diploma (Accreditation for research supervision) from University of Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6) in 2005. He played key roles in more than 50 European and national French some of which he has coordinated. He is also involved in numerous collaborations with French and international academics and industrial partners worldwide and he is also involved in several international Chairs. He is author of more than 150 publications and patents in the field of ITS and ADAS systems. From 1994 to 2016 he was the thesis director and supervisor of 30 PhD theses, and he was a PhD and HDR jury member of 57 PhD theses and HDR committees. He was also member of several laboratories evaluation committees and helped in the evaluation of French and European research projects. Since 1994 he is also a lecturer in several universities in Paris (Mines ParisTech, Paris 8 Saint-Denis, Telecom Sud Paris, INT Evry, ?) in the fields of image and signal processing, 3D perception, 3D infographics. IEEE fellow, he is also member of the IEEE ITS and Robotics & Automation Societies. He is an Associate Editor of several IEEE international conferences and member of the TRB AHB30 committee dedicated to Vehicle-Highway Automation. Since December 2015 Fawzi Nashashibi was the co-founder of AutoKAB.
1. Autonomous vehicle navigation, perception and control 2. Cooperative driving 3. Multi-sensor fusion 4. Localization and mapping