Benoît PARREIN@work

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Polytech Nantes
rue Christian Pauc
BP50609 – 44306 Nantes cedex 3

e-mail: benoit
phone: +33 (0)
office: D102, Polytech Nantes

Short bio (in few dates)

01/2017    New research team: RIO (Networks for Internet of Things) at LS2N Lab

06/2015    Defense of my 'Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches' (HDR), University of Nantes (qualified in CNU 27 section in February 2016)

04/2010    Visiting researcher at Monash University (School of Physics)

09/2004    Associate Professor (Maître de Conférences) at Polytech Nantes, University of Nantes

12/2002    Post-doctoral position at Paris Sud Telecom (interaction of medical imaging over low bit rate networks)

11/2001    PhD in Computer Science about Multiple Description Coding by Mojette Transform (University of Nantes, France)

09/1998    Master degree in Medical Imaging and Signals (from University of Angers, France)

09/1997    Bachelor in Physics and Applications (University of Paris VII)

02/1975    Birth in Normandy



computer networks, distributed storage, Internet of Things, Fog networking, error control coding


FEC4Cloud (ANR Grant, 12-EMMA-0031-01), Jan. 2013 – June 2015 (30 months) : new erasure codes for distributed storage architecture. Partners: IRCCyN (head), ISAE (with Jérôme Lacan), SATT Ouest Valorisation, Rozo Systems. Project coordinator. More details here.

P2PWeb (Région Pays de Loire / OSEO Grant), March 2010 – Dec. 2012 (30 months) : hybrid model (client-server and P2P) for a new web browsing. Application to live video streaming (P2PWeb-Live). Partners: TMG (head), LINA (with Patricia Serrano-Alvarado), IRCCyN. More details here.

SEREADMO (ANR-RNRT Grant, ANR-05-RNRT-0028), Sept. 2006 – Nov. 2009 (36 months) : secure routing for mobile ad hoc networks. Partners: Thales (head with Eric Grall - now at Keeme), XLIM-SIC (University of Poitiers), Keosys, IRCCyN. Main results MP-OLSR (now an RFC8218 at IETF).

Selected Publications

An Object Store Service for a Fog/Edge Computing Infrastructure based on IPFS and Scale-out NAS, Bastien Confais, Adrien Lebre, Benoît Parrein, in 1st IEEE International Conference on Fog and Edge Computing - ICFEC’2017, May 2017, Madrid, Spain.

Performance Analysis of Object Store Systems in a Fog/Edge Computing Infrastructures, Bastien Confais, Adrien Lebre, Benoît Parrein, CloudCom, Dec 2016, Luxembourg.

Le code à effacement Mojette: applications dans les réseaux et dans le Cloud, Benoît Parrein, Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR), University of Nantes, June 2015 (in French).

The Mojette Erasure Code for Distributed File Systems, Dimitri Pertin, Benoît Parrein, Nicolas Normand, ACM EuroSys (poster session), April 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Distributed File System based on Erasure Coding for I/O Intensive Applications, Dimitri Pertin, Sylvain David, Pierre Evenou, Benoît Parrein, Nicolas Normand, 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Service Science (CLOSER) 2014, April 2014, Barcelona, Spain.

Multipath Optimized Link State Routing for Mobile ad hoc Networks, Yi, Jiazi; Adnane, Hassiba Asmaa; David, Sylvain; Parrein, Benoît, 10.1016/j.adhoc.2010.04.007 Ad Hoc Networks, (2011-01-01) 9 1 28-47.

More on HAL, (Google Scholar)...

PhD Students


Bastien CONFAIS (CNRS fellowship starting in October 2015), co-advised with Adrien Lebre. Topic: Fog storage: energy consumption, placement and security.


04/22/2016 - Dimitri PERTIN (CIFRE with Rozo Systems starting in April 2013), co-advised with Nicolas Normand. Topic: Discrete geometrical erasure coding for the Cloud storage (now at Ascola team as post-doc with Adrien Lebre).

09/27/2012 - Dan RADU, co-advised by Adina Astilean from Cluj-Napoca Technical University (Romania). Efficient communication strategies for mobile ad hoc networks (now at Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania).

11/09/2010 - Jiazi YI, co-advised with Jeanpierre Guédon. Multiple paths routing protocols for mobile ad hoc networks (now at LiX as permanent researcher with Thomas Clausen).

02/12/2010 - Fadi BOULOS, co-advised with Patrick Lecallet. Audiovisual traffic with QoE: error characterization, associated discomfort and protection mechanisms.

Post-doctoral fellows

Asmaa ADNANE (security on ad hoc networks), now Senior Lecturer at University of Derby, UK.

Majd GHAREEB (video over P2P networks), now at Lebanese International University, Lebanon.

Alexandre VAN KEMPEN (erasure code and distributed storage), now in Ascola team, LS2N.

Dan Radu (video transport over MP-OLSR), currently on visit in our team RIO, LS2N

As organizer: IEEE ISIVC 2012 (one special session), colloque stockage informatique (JSUN 2016), Rescom 2017 Summer School (at Le Croisic, France)

As Technical Program Committee (TPC) Chair: EIDWT 2017 (IoT and Fog Computing track)

As TPC member: ICCVE 2013, 2014, TAPEMS 2016, ICA3PP 2016, ICFEC 2017

As attendee: Rescom Summer School 2016, Compas 2016, ICFEC 2017




Out of work

Sailing, diving, drums.

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Last Update Sept 29, 2017