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Fabien Dagnat has been a lecturer in the IT department of the IMT Atlantique in Brest since 2002. Doctor since 2001 and HDR since January 2016, he is the leader of the P4S team at Lab-STICC. His field of research and teaching, software engineering, concerns the methods, theories and tools that contribute to improving software development. Within this framework, his work is mainly focused on software safety and security. The aim is to help engineers produce quality software that will perform its functions safely (without bad behaviour) and securely (even in a hostile environment). Both formal and informal models and construction processes are at the heart of its research. After having supervised seven PhD students, he is currently supervising three PhD students who have activities focused on security. From February 2009 to September 2009, he spent a study period at Airbus Defense and Space in Toulouse and then at Thales Alenia Space in Cannes. From August 2017 to August 2018, he spent a second study period in Atlanta, USA, at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Responsible for the IT option at Telecom Bretagne for six years, he is now in charge of the software development course at the IMT Atlantique for one year (TAF DCL). In teaching, he is responsible for teaching concurrent software development, programming languages and compilation.

I'm the advisor of the following students:

  1. Nicolas Szlifierski (10/2016 – 12/2020), Contrôle sûr des chaines d'obfuscation logicielle
  2. Etienne Louboutin, Analyse sémantique pour la protection de composants, co-advised with Jean-Christophe Bach (11/2016 –1/2021)

In the past, I have advised the following students:

  1. Meriem Belguidoum, Conception d’une infrastructure pour un déploiement sûr et flexible des composants logiciels, (10/2004 – 2/2008), maître de conférences à l’université de Constantine en Algérie, directeur de thèse Guy Bernard
  2. Tuan Anh Trinh, Deploying distributed application on heterogeneous platforms, (12/2007 – 08/2011), abandon du doctorant pour rentrer au Vietnam, Développeur, directeur de thèse Antoine Beugnard
  3. Xu Zhang, A distributed package management network, co-encadré à 50% avec Gwendal Simon (09/2010 – 2/2012), démission du doctorant, retour en Chine pour co-gérer l’entreprise familiale de développement logiciel, directeur de thèse Antoine Beugnard
  4. Fahad Golra, A refinement based methodology for software process modeling, (1/2010 – 1/2014), ATER à l’université de Lorraine, directeur de thèse Antoine Beugnard
  5. Sebastien Martinez, Plates-formes et mises à jour dynamiques configurablesco-encadré à 75%avec Jérémy Buisson (10/2012 – 3/2016), post-doctorant à l’IFSTTAR
  6. Bastien Sultan, Maîtrise des correctifs de sécurité pour les logiciels des systèmes navals, co-encadré à 50% avec Caroline Fontaine (10/2015 – 8/2017), le doctorant a souhaité changer de directeur de thèse pendant mon séjour aux États-unis