Nabil Abdennadher

Nabil Abdennadher received the Diploma in Engineering (Computer science) from ENSI, Tunisia, and the Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from University of Valenciennes (France) in 1988 and 1991, respectively. He was an assistant professor at the University of Tunis II from 1992 to 1998 and a research assistant at EPFL from 1999 to 2000.

In 2001, he joined the University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland (HES-SO, HEPIA) as an assistant professor. In 2008, he became an associate professor and in 2017 he was promoted to full professor.

Nabil Abdennadher was head of the inIT research institute at HEPIA from 2010 to 2022. He is currently head of the Large-Scale Distributed Systems research group, representative of the Innovation DataBooster initiative in Swiss Romandie and member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments. He is author and co-author of several publications and book-chapters.

Originally from the high-performance computing community, Nabil Abdennadher worked on methodologies and tools to develop and deploy e-Science applications on large scale distributed systems. He is currently working on several Swiss and European projects aiming at developing self-adaptive edge-to-cloud digital platforms applied to smart grid and smart city.


  • 4 Rue Prairie, 1202, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Tel: +41 (0)22 558 62 72
  • Email: nabil (dot) abdennadher (at) hesge (dot) ch

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