Ahmed Boubrima is a postdoctoral researcher in the group of Prof. Edward Knightly. As the Lead Postdoc of the ASTRO project, he currently works on building a platform for autonomous data-driven mobile sensing via networked drones. Prior to joining Rice University, he did his Ph.D. at INRIA-Lyon under the supervision of Dr. Walid Bechkit and Prof. Hervé Rivano. As the Lead PhD student of the Urpolsens project, he worked on building an energy-efficient sensing platform for air quality monitoring. During his PhD, he was also a teaching assistant at INSA-Lyon and a visiting researcher at the University of Ottawa. Ahmed received the master’s and engineering degrees in computer science from the École nationale Supérieure d’informatique, Algiers, in 2015.