Youssef Chahibi was born in Casablanca, Morocco in 1988.
He received the Diplôme d'Ingénieur in Telecommunications and Networks from ENSEEIHT (Toulouse, France), and obtained his Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, USA) in May 2012.
In Summer 2010, he worked as a trainee with the IPTV division of France Telecom (Blagnac, France) where he was in charge of developing back-end streaming and content services for IPTV and Video-on-Demand on mobile devices.
In 2011, he joined Alcatel-Lucent (Antwerp, Belgium) as a Physical-layer Expert in the area of In-Home Power Line Communications.
He was selected to take part in the Double Degree program that the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed in collaboration with renown Engineering Schools and Universities in Europe. He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology in Spring 2011 in the Lorraine campus (Metz, France), and in Spring 2012 in the Atlanta campus, where he joined the Broadband Wireless Networking laboratory as a PhD student.
Currently, he is conducting research in the Broadband Wireless Networking Lab under the guidance of Pr. Dr. Ian F. Akyildiz, with a research focus on Nano-scale Molecular Communications and its applications to Targeted Drug Delivery Systems for the MEDDS project.
Selected Honors and Awards