Abdelhak Bougouffa

Abdelhak Bougouffa

Ph.D. Student | R&D Engineer

Paris-Saclay University


Abdelhak is a Ph.D. Student in Robotics at the SATIE lab of Paris-Saclay University. His research interests include mobile robotics, indoor and outdoor localization, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), embedded systems, artificial intelligence and a little of computer vision. He works also as a research and development engineer at ez-Wheel as part of his Ph.D. studies.


  • Mobile Robotics
  • Localization and SLAM
  • State Estimation
  • Sensor Fusion
  • Embedded Systems
  • Distributed and Multi-Agent Systems
  • Critical Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence


  • Ph.D. Student in Robotics, Since 2019

    Paris-Saclay University, France

  • MSc in Distributed Computing Systems, 2017

    Mhamed Bougara University of Boumerdes, Algeria

  • BSc in InfoTronics, 2015

    Mhamed Bougara University of Boumerdes, Algeria



Ph.D. Cantidate / Researcher

Laboratory of Systems & Applications of Information & Energy Technologies - SATIE

Sep 2019 – Present Gif-sur-Yvette, France
As a Ph.D student, I’m part of the MOSS (Méthodes et Outils pour les Signaux et Systèmes) team of SATIE (Systèmes et Applications des Technologies de l’Information et de l’Energie) laboratory (UMR 8029).

Robotics Research & Development Engineer

ez-Wheel SAS.

Sep 2019 – Present La Couronne, France
As a Cifre funded Ph.D student, my mission is to bring my research works on multiphysics data fusion, SLAM, embedded & distributed systems to the industrial world, developing reliable and robust localization system for the electric wheeling system, to be used in the context of Industry 4.0 environment.

Research Engineer

Gustave-Eiffel University (ex-IFSTTAR)

Jun 2018 – Aug 2019 Marne-la-Vallée, France
Worked within TS2/Simu&Moto team on the SimuSafe European project (H2020), mainly on artificial intelligence, multi-agent and distributed systems applied to the development of a behavioral traffic simulator for academic and research uses.

Research Engineer (Visiting)

Laboratory of Systems & Applications of Information & Energy Technologies - SATIE

Apr 2018 – May 2018 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
In this short periode, I worked on refining a data acquisition, decoding and visualization software.


Saad Dahleb University of Blida

Oct 2017 – Feb 2018 Blida, Algeria
Taught the applied courses of Robotics Intelligence module (Master 2), and supervised the students on their mini-project, which consists of designing and programming an autonomous mobile robot using an Arduino board and infrared/ultrasonic low-cost sensors.

Research Engineer

Center for Development of Advanced Technologies - CDTA

Aug 2017 – Jul 2018 Algiers, Algeria
Worked in the Robotics and Industrial Production division; within NCRM team (Navigation et Contrôl des Robots Mobiles autonomes). mainly worked on designing and implementing an embedded and distributed control system for a car-like mobile robot, implementing ROS packages, SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping), car-like/differential mobile robots, CAN bus communication…

Trainee Engineer (Intern)

Center for Development of Advanced Technologies - CDTA

Feb 2017 – Jul 2017 Algiers, Algeria
Final year internship withing the Robotics and Industrial Production division, NCRM team, worked on a new SLAM method and implemented it using Python under ROS.

Python developer, GNU/Linux sysadmin and FOSS solutions integrator

Freelance (on upwork.com)

Apr 2012 – Jan 2017 Online
Worked as freelancer on many projects including data processing and scraping, Linux system administration, integrating open source CMS’s, designing relational databases…