Nabil Abdennadher

Nabil Abdennadher received the Diploma in Engineering (Computer science) from Ecole Nationale des Sciences de l’Informatique (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 the Computer Science Department of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) from 1999 to 2000.

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

He is currently head of both the inIT Research Institute and the ‘Large Scale Distributed Systems research group’. His major research interests include high performance and distributed computing, Internet of Things and urban computing. He was a member of the SwinG Executive Board from 2018 to 2013.

Nabil Abdennadher participates in several research projects funded by Europe and several Swiss research foundations (Innosuisse, swissuniversities, Switch AAI, etc.). He is also the founder of two companies in Tunisia and Switzerland.


  • 4 Rue Prairie, 1202, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Tel: +41 22 54 62 534
  • Email: nabil (dot) abdennadher (at) hesge (dot) ch

Full CV