My name is Yoann Couble, I am 28, French and have recently finished my PhD in Computer Science and Communications at IRIT, Toulouse, under a Thales Alenia Space/CNES grant.
After graduating from ENSEEIHT, Toulouse, I spent two years working at Alstom Transport as Ground Network Designer for urban solutions.
I was specialized in core networks for vital and multimedia related traffic with hands on experience in Network Design, MPLS, Carrier Ethernet, and QoS management.
I also worked on highly redundant firewall solutions.
I am now working on a PhD on satellite communications for broadband access through DVB-RCS2.
The main focus of my PhD thesis is user scheduling under highly variable interferences.
My work used optimization techniques to emphasize the potential gains, and to study the impact of coordination.
We also worked on several frequency reuse schemes specific for the satellite use case, one of which has been patented.
I like to understand what I do and why, pushing me to always invest myself in what I work on.
Outside the professional world, I like to do various things among which traveling, rockclimbing, cycling, hiking and I used to be a rather good archer!
You can also download my formatted CV here.
Some of my work.
If you want to get a glance at what I worked on during my engineering degree, you are welcomed to take a look at the following available works:
International Conference Papers:
- Two-Color Scheme For A Multi-Beam Satellite Return Link: Impact Of Interference Coordination (2018), journal article dusicussing the possibility, gains, complexity and requirements of using aggressive frequency reuse scheme in the uplink of multi-beam satellites. Published in IEEE J-SAC on "Advances in Satellite Communications".
French National conferences:
Performance Evaluation of Aggressive Frequency Reuse Schemes in the Return Link of Multi-Beam Satellites
(2018), a comparison methodology for aggressive frequency reuse patterns, using my previous works to quantify upperbounds. Submitted to ASMS/SPSC 2018, Berlin.
Interference-aware frame optimization for the return link of a multi-beam satellite
(2017), where the potential gains of interference coordination for the satellite uplink is studied, through a mathematical problem formulation as an Integer Linear Problem, and numerically solved.
This was published in IEEE ICC 2017 and presented in Paris in May, 2017.
- De la coordination optimale d'interférence sur le lien montant (2017), French translation and adaptation for a francophone scientific meeting. This was accepted for presentation at CoRes 2017, Quiberon.
Slides of my PhD defense
(2018, French), public part of my thesis, defended on September 3rd 2018 in Toulouse. The defense report is available here.
Optimisation de la gestion des ressources sur la voie retour
(2017), a presentation of my ICC 2017 paper to the Toulouse Telecomunications and Networing academic and industrial community, during the trimestrial STORE seminars.
(2017) presented for TéSA Scientific Days 2017.
(2016) presented for TéSA Scientific Days 2016 and 2016 ResCom summer school.
- Scalable service deployment (2013), a study of protocols and technologies used today (well... a few years ago!).
- Node-disjoint path search in WDM networks with asymetric nodes (2012), a research topic I had the chance to work on in Canada at GERAD for my second year internship. If only I wan't so fond of Java at that time!