Position: Chief Researcher and Professor, Technology Innovation Institute
Mérouane Debbah is a researcher, educator and technology entrepreneur. He is a full professor at CentraleSupélec and Adjunct Professor at Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence. Over his career, he has founded several public and industrial research centers, start-ups and is now Chief Researcher at the Technology Innovation Institute in Abu Dhabi. He is a frequent keynote speaker at international events in the field of telecommunication and AI. His research has been lying at the interface of fundamental mathematics, algorithms, statistics, information and communication sciences with a special focus on random matrix theory and learning algorithms. In the Communication field, he has been at the heart of the development of small cells (4G), Massive MIMO (5G) and Large Intelligent Surfaces (6G) technologies. In the AI field, he is known for his work on distributed AI systems for networks as well as large scale AI models. He received multiple distinctions for his contributions to both fields.