Lakhdar SAIS

Professor of computer science
Delegate Director- CRIL, Université d'Artois

Centre de Recherche en Informatique de Lens
Université d'Artois, Faculté des sciences Jean Perrin
Rue Jean Souvraz SP-18
F-62307 Lens Cedex 3, France

office : P302
e-mail : sais[at]cril [dot] univ-artois [dot] fr
home page :
phone : (+ 33) 3 21 79 17 77
fax: (+33) 3 21 79 17 70

  • Handbook of Parallel Constraint Reasoning - Editors: Hamadi, Youssef and Sais, Lakhdar (Eds.), Springer, 2018
  • QDoSSI project CNRS Mastodons 2016-2017
  • Data Mining & Constraints
  • [COSI 2018] - Colloque sur l'Optimisation et les Systèmes d'information (September 3-6, USTO, Oran - Algeria)
  • [microandbig 2018] - microandbig : Ecole Thématique Microservices & Big Data Management (Paris, 7-9 février 2018)
  • Short biography

    Lakhdar Sais obtained an engineering degree in computer science in 1988 from the National Institute on Computer Science ("Université de Tizi-Ouzou", Algeria), a Ph.D ("Doctorat") in 1993 from the "Université de Provence" (Marseille) and an "Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches" from the "Université d'Artois" in 2000. In 1994, he joined the "IUT de Lens" as a lecturer ("Maitre de conférences") at the beginning of the creation of the CRIL research center ("Centre de Recherche en Informatique de Lens"). Before his current position as a professor at CRIL-CNRS "Université d'Artois", he spent one year as a professor at IRIT «Université Paul Sabatier » (Toulouse, France). He spent two years as a researcher at INRIA Lille and CNRS. He was the leader (from 2002 - 2013) of the inference and decision process research group at CRIL. He is currently the Delegate director of the CRIL laboratory. His research focuses on search and representation problems in Artificial Intelligence. He is especially interested in proposional satisfiability, quantified boolean formula, constraint programming and operation research, knowledge representation and reasoning, data mining.


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    Last update : 13th december, 2016