Youssef Chahibi was born in Casablanca, Morocco.
He received the Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree from ENSEEIHT (Toulouse, France), and obtained a 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 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 throughout Europe. Hence, 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.
In Summer 2014, he was a guest research scholar at the Nano Communication Center (NCC) in (Tampere, Finland), and during 2015, he was a guest research fellow of the Research Council of Norway (Trondheim, Norway).
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.
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