Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni
Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni

Current Position

  • Professor at the University Paris 6 - University Pierre and Marie Curie
  • Researcher at LIP6 laboratory - HEAD of Multi-Agent System Team (SMA team)

Previous Positions

  • External Collaborator at Thales Airborne Systems (2009-2015)
  • Delegation at the CNRS (2010 - 2012)
  • Professor at the University Paris 10 - Nanterre (2002-2006)
  • Assistant Professor (MdC) and Researcher at LIPN Laboratory - University of Paris 13 (1993 - 2002)
  • Delegation at the CNRS (2001 - 2002)
  • President of Collège SMA - AFIA (Association Française d'Intelligence Artificielle) - (2001-2011)


  • HDR: Habilitation à diriger les recherches from the University Paris 13. Title: « Agents’ Coordination: models, algorithms and protocols».(2000)
  • PhD: PhD from the University Paris 6. Title: « Distributed architecture of a knowledge base for the analysis and the validation of concurrent programs modeled by means of Petri Nets ».(1991)

Research : Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

  • Main Topics: Agent Oriented Programming, Mobile Agents, Coordination (Coalition Formation, Distributed Planning, Negotiation), Interaction Protocols, Ambient Intelligence.
  • Keywords: Languages, Formal Specification, Distributed Observation, Petri Nets, Hybrid Automata, True Concurrency Semantics, Verification.

Current activities related to Research

  • General Chair of IDC 2016
  • Editor-in-Chief of the Online Journal in Open Access Multi-agent Systems
  • Elected member of the Board of Directors of the European Association for Multi-Agent Systems ( EURAMAS)
  • Program chair of the European Agent Systems Summer School EASSS 2016