Biography – Short (En)

A graduate of Aalborg University, Denmark (M.Sc., PhD – civilingeniør, cand.polyt), Thomas has, since 2004 been on faculty at Ecole Polytechnique, France’s premiere technical and scientific university, where as a professor, he holds the Cisco endowed “Internet of Everything” academic chaire.

At Ecole Polytechnique, Thomas leads the computer networking research group. He has developed, and coordinates, the computer networking curriculum, and coordinates the M.Sc.T programme “IoT: Innovation and Management”. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed academic publications, and has authored and edited 24 IETF, Standards. Thomas has also consulted for the development of IEEE 802.11s, and has contributed the routing portions of the ITU-T G.9903 standard for G3-PLC networks – upon which, e.g., the current SmartGrid & ConnectedEnergy initiatives are built.

Thomas is a senior member of the IEEE, and was named an “IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Contributor”, as part of the 2021 inaugural class.

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