Short Biography

Youakim BADR, Ph.D., joined the faculty of the National Institute of Applied Sciences, France (INSA-Lyon) as Associate Professor of Computer Science in 2004. Over the course of his research, he has worked extensively in the area of service computing and information security. He has acquired skills in fields such as service security, interoperability, modeling and architectures, and their application to domains such as supply chains, productions systems and e-commerce. His current research interests lie in designing and implementing secured IT-enabled services in a socio-technical context. He focuses on challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT), including smart services, IoT built-in analytic languages and blockchain-based security.


Academic Positions

  • 2010 - present Associate Professor

    Computer Engineering Department
    INSA de Lyon

  • 2004-2010 Associate Professor

    Computer Engineering Department
    Industrial Engineering Department
    INSA de Lyon

  • 2002-2004 Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Computer Engineering Department
    INSA de Lyon

Research Experience

  • 2011- Present Research Fellow

    LIRIS - CNRS Lab
    Research team: Service-Oriented Computing

  • 2010-2011 Visiting Research Scholar

    The Center for Hospitality Research, Cornell University, USA
    The Center for Service Enterprise Engineering, PennState University, USA

  • 2002-2004 Research Fellow

    LIESP Lab (ex PRISMa)

Selected Awards

  • 2014-2018 Recipient of Research and Doctoral Supervision Award

    French Ministry of High Education and Research

  • 2010-2014 Recipint of Research Excellence Award

    French Ministry of High Education and Research

  • 2010 International Mobility Grant

    The Rhône-Alpes Region (10 months research grant)

Selected Publications


More Publications

Towards a New-Digital Learning Ecosystem Based on Autonomic Web Services

In {booktitle}, 2010
Atif, Yacine and Badr, Youakim and Maamar, Zakaria
Publisher's website

Xtractor: A Light Wrapper for Xml Paragraph-Centric Documents

In The IEEE conference Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems, 2005
Badr, Youakim

Towards Business Ontologies Matching for Inter-Enterprise Collaboration Platform in a Lean Manufacturing Strategy

In The 11th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises (PRO-VE), 2010
Zayati, Ahlem and Sidhom, Lilia and Badr, Youakim and Biennier, Frédérique and Moalla, Mohamed
Publisher's website

List of Publications

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. (Lao Tzu)

Research Projects

In my research I seek to develop a new software engineering approach and new chain of Big Data analytical models and languages for designing and deploying “secure smart services.”