Dr. Fethi Filali

Dr. Fethi Filali

Dr. Fethi Filali is the Director of Technology & Research at Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC).

He is leading the development of innovating and applied technologies in the areas of artificial intelligence, geospatial data analytics, embedded sensing, scalable and distributed algorithms, as well as communication systems and protocols.

He has invented technologies that have been shipped in QMIC products in the domains of smart cities, connected & automated mobility, internet of things, intelligent transportation systems, and security & defense, resulting in a commercial impact in the millions of dollars.

Dr. Filali received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Habilitation degrees from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, in 2002 and 2008, respectively.

Prior to joining QMIC in 2010, Dr. Filali was with the Mobile Communications department of EURECOM, France, as Assistant then Associate Professor for 8 years.

His research grants include 17 competitive awards from several funding agencies (European Commission, The French National Research Agency, and Qatar National Research Fund).

He was the Ph.D. Director of ten Ph.D. students in the area of intelligent transportation, wireless sensor and mesh networks, vehicular communications, big data analytics, internet of things, and mobility management.

Dr. Filali co-authored more than 130 research papers in international peer-reviewed conferences and journals and (co-)filed more than 10 patent applications.