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