His academic career started with South East European University (Computer Science and Technology), where he completed his undergraduate studies and--from which--under the Erasmus Mundus Master Fellowship Project, he continued his postgraduate studies at Sapienza University in Rome. His ongoing work and commitment to the academic sphere enabled him to carry out his doctoral studies with Distinction and Honour at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona and the Superior Technical Institute in Lisbon.
His first postdoctoral studies he continued at Cambridge University, affiliated with the Networking for Development Lab, where he worked on the EU H2020 (2017-2018). He continued his journey of acquiring knowledge, and Dr. Mennan Selimi continues his postdoctoral studies at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.
His knowledge is not just theoretical. He has many years of experience as a researcher and a teaching assistant several world famous Universities and Institutes, such as: the Polytechnic University of Catalonia; Ammb Research Laboratory; Cambridge University; and the Max Planck Institute.
His works and research are published in conferences and internationally recognized scientific papers.
His speeches have been presented in numerous scientific events, amongst others of which we can distinguish:
- Information - Centric Edge Computing Platform: Facebook HQ, 2018, San Francisco, USA
- Towards Blockchain-enabled Wireless Mesh Networks: MobiSys CryBlock, 2018, Munich, Germany
- PiCasso: Edge Platform for Mesh Networks: RIFE Progress Meeting, 2018, Zurich, Switzerland
- Practical Service Placement Approach for Microservices Architecture: ACM CCGrid, 2017, Madrid, Spain
- Bandwidth-aware Service Placement in Community Micro-Clouds: IEEE LCN, 2016, Dubai, UAE
Dr. Mennan Selimi is the winner of many prizes, such as:
- Honorary Mention Award: “The future of the Internet” Hackathon competition, Barcelona, Spain, 2019
- Best Paper Award: ACM MobiSys CryBlock Workshop, Munich, Germany, 2018
His biography is a reflection of the scholarly foundation set at his alma mater to which, after a decade, he returns for further contributions.