Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni
Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni

Current position

  • On leave at the CNRS since September 1st, 2018
  • Full Professor at Sorbonne University (Faculté des Sciences et d'Ingénierie)
  • Head of Multi-Agent System Group (SMA) at LIP6

Latest news

  • Engineering Multi-Agent Systems Track Chair AAMAS 2019
  • Best Paper Award: Marcia Pasin, Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni, Assia Belbachir, Sarajane Marques Peres and Anarosa Alves Franco Brandao. Title: "Computational Intelligence and Adaptation in VANETs:Current Research and New Perspectives". 2nd Workshop on Computational Intelligence and Smart Cities in conjunction with IEEE WCCI 2018 .
  • New book Enablers for Smart Cities - Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni (Editor), Fuyuki Ishikawa (Editor), Laurent Hérault (Editor), Hideyuki Tokuda (Editor)
  • Editor-in-Chief of the Online Journal in Open Access Multi-agent Systems
  • Elected member of the Board of Directors of International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS)
  • Elected member of the Board of Directors of the European Association for Multi-Agent Systems ( EURAMAS)
  • General Chair of IDC 2016
  • Program chair of the European Agent Systems Summer School EASSS 2016

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.

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)