Ramine Nikoukhah

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Ramine Nikoukhah
INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt
Currently on leave of absence with Altair as
Software Development Director with
Altair Development France
Email: Ramine.Nikoukhah@inria.fr

Ramine Nikoukhah received his Ph.D. in 1988, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is a Senior Scientist (Directeur de Recherche) at INRIA in France. He also teaches courses in system theory, control and dynamic programming at the Engineering school ENSTA and the University of Leonard de Vinci. Since 2009, he has been on leave of absence with Altair Development France. His research interests are in the areas of systems, control and signal processing (in particular failure detection), and modeling and simulation of hybrid dynamical systems. He has published over 100 journal and conference papers. He has been a member of the original team that developed the scientific software package Scilab and has contributed to a number of its toolboxes. Ramine Nikoukhah is the creator of the modeling and simulation environment Scicos. He has co-authored the following books: