Soufiene Djahel received a Ph.D. degree in computer science in December 2010 from LILLE 1 University-Science and Technology of France. During his Ph.D. studies, he was working on security issues at MAC and routing layers in wireless multihop networks. Prior to that, he spent six months at INRIA NORD Europe research center as an Engineer Researcher. He received a Magister degree with majors in networking and distributed systems and a state engineering degree in computer science from Abderrahmane-Mira University (Bejaia, Algeria) and Badji-Mokhtar University (Annaba, Algeria) in February 2007 and June 2004, respectively. He is an Engineering Research Manager at University College Dublin (UCD) and a member of the wireless networking group of PEL since February 2012. Before joining PEL, he was a postdoc fellow at ENSIIE where he was involved in a research project aiming at designing communication protocols for Hybrid Sensor and Vehicular Networks. His research interests include Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), security and QoS issues in wireless networks, and Internet of Things (IoT). He is member of IEEE and reviewer of its major conferences and journals in wireless networks and security. He was the general co-chair of VTM 2014 and the TPC co-chair of VTM 2012 and has served on the TPC of several conferences including IEEE ICC, IEEE WCNC, IEEE Globecom, and IEEE IWCMC.