Abderrahim Benslimane is Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Avignon, France. Currently, he is responsible for the masters programme in networks, telecoms and multimedia. He is team leader of the computer networks and multimedia applications research group. His research and teaching interests are group communication protocols, quality of service in wired and mobile networks and inter-vehicular communication. Abderrahim Benslimane is author of several refereed publications in these areas, as well as being involved in related scientific projects.