Thomas Nowak

Associate Professor

Université Paris-Saclay
and
Ecole polytechnique


Research Interests

  • wireless ad-hoc networks of mobile agents
  • distributed algorithms in microbiological systems
  • delay models for VLSI circuits
  • discrete event systems

Projects

  • HicDiesMeus: Highly Constrained Discrete Agents for Modeling Natural Systems (DigiCosme)
  • COMBACT: Digital Communication Models for Bacteria (DIM RFSI)
  • ABIDE: Algorithms in Birth-Death Systems (CNRS)

Past projects:

  • DIGIT: Distributed Pulse Generation in Bacterial Colonies (DigiCosme)
  • DEMO: Delay Models for Microbiological Circuits (CNRS)
  • DICIMUS: Distributed Communication Models for Microbiological Circuits (Institut Farman)
  • DEPEC MODE: Deriving Phage Communication Models (Université Paris-Saclay)

Students and Post-Docs

  • Sirajo Bakura, PhD student, started in 2018 (co-supervised with Alain Lambert)
  • Fabricio Cravo, graduate research intern
  • Corbin Hopper, graduate research intern (co-supervised with Matthias Függer)
  • Victoria Andaur, undergraduate research intern
  • Bilal Manssouri, undergraduate research intern (co-supervised with Janna Burman)

Alumni:

  • DaJung Cho, post-doc (co-supervised with Matthias Függer)
  • Cheng-Yu Han, PhD student, started in 2015, defended in 2018 (co-supervised with Alain Lambert)
  • Quentin Soubeyran, graduate research intern, École Polytechnique Research Internship Prize 2019

Events

Workshops:

  • Upcoming: CELLS 2020 (Computing among Cells) at DISC 2020, October 12-16, 2020, in Freiburg
  • CELLS 2019 (Computing among Cells) at DISC 2019 on October 14, 2019, in Budapest
  • WENDY (Emergent Algorithms and Network Dynamics) on October 10-11, 2018, at Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris

Conferences:

  • SSS 2018 (PC member), PODC 2019 (Publication Chair), PODC 2020 (PC member), DISC 2020 (PC member)

Teaching


Publications

Theses

  • Transient Behavior of Distributed Algorithms and Digital Circuit Models, PhD thesis, École polytechnique, 2014.
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  • Topology in Distributed Computing, Master's thesis, Vienna University of Technology, 2010.
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  • Implementation and Evaluation of a Support Vector Machine on an 8-bit Microcontroller, Bachelor's thesis, Vienna University of Technology, 2008.
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Contact

Thomas Nowak
Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique
Université Paris-Saclay
Bât 650 Ada Lovelace
91405 Orsay Cedex
France
P: +33 1 69 15 66 09
E: thomas.nowak [at] lri (dot) fr
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Last updated on 6/4/2020