Nicolas NAVET is a professor at the University of Luxembourg since May 2012, head of of the Department of Computer Science since February 2023, formerly deputy head from July 2020. He was the course director of the Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (BINFO) from January 2013 to September 2017. Formerly, from 1995 to 2012, he was with INRIA in France, as doctoral candidate, researcher then head of a research team in the field of real-time embedded systems.
His research interests include real-time embedded systems, communication protocols, design space exploration and more generally how to further automate and improve the design of Electrical/Electronic (E/E) architectures. Since the mid-1990s, he has worked on many projects with OEMs and suppliers in the automotive and aerospace domains. Most of his publications and recent presentations are available for download on this page. He chaired several international conferences and served in the program committee of 150+ conferences, workshop and journal boards.
He created in 2007 RealTime-at-Work, a company specialized in Electrical and Electronic (E/E) architecture design tools that help build provably safe and optimized critical embedded systems for cars, planes, helicopters, orbital launchers, power grids and industrial systems.
He has a B.S. in Computer Science from the Technical University of Berlin (1993) and a PhD in Computer Science from the Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (1999).