Samir M. Perlaza is a permanent member of the scientific staff at INRIA, the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics; and a visiting research collaborator in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. He received the M.Sc. degree from EURECOM and his Ph.D. degrees from École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (Telecom ParisTech) in 2008 and 2011, respectively. Previously, from 2008 to 2011, he was a research engineer at France Télécom - Orange Labs (Paris, France). He has held long-term academic appointments at the Alcatel-Lucent Chair in Flexible Radio at Supélec; the University of Houston and Princeton University.

Dr. Perlaza's research interests are in the areas of information theory, game theory, data sciences, and their applications in wireless networks, power systems, and artificial intelligence. Among his publications in these areas is the recent book Data Analytics for Power Systems (Cambridge University Press, 2020).

Dr. Perlaza currently serves as an Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS, IET Smart Grid, and Frontiers in Communications and Networks. 

Recognition of his work includes awards from the European Commission, including the Alban Fellowship in 2006 and the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship in 2015.

Participation & Position
Contact Information

Centre de Recherche de Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée  
2004  Route des Lucioles  
06902 Sophia Antipolis, France
Equipe NEO, Bâtiment Lagrange, Office: L137 


Research interests
Detection and estimation
Shannon theory
Statistical learning and inference