Dr. Abdelkrim Doufene is a Research Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)`s Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS). His present work focuses on the architecture and governance of large-scale socio-technical systems for a sustainable development, such as water-energy-food nexus, energy-transportation nexus, smart cities, etc.

His research interests include architecture of complex systems, decision and information systems, big data, internet of things, geographic information systems, user-centred design, modeling and simulation, multi-disciplinary analysis and optimization, game theory, as well as technology innovation policy.

Dr. Abdelkrim Doufene obtained a Ph.D. from École Polytechnique France in 2013. He obtained the Paristech doctoral program in management at the ENPC School of International Management. He holds a master degree in decision and information systems from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, ESSEC and CNAM. He also graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique in Algeria as an information systems engineer.

Prior to his current position, Dr. Doufene was a Postdoctoral Associate - Research Project Leader and Coordinator at MIT`s Engineering Systems Division (ESD) (2013-2016). Prior to MIT, he was a research engineer at the R&D department (Electric Vehicles Program) for the automotive manufacturer Renault (2010-2013). He has also taught in many universities and schools (Paris1 Sorbonne University, CNAM, Télécom Ecole de Management, ECAM-EPMI-School of Engineering, etc.) He was involved in many projects and services for the research community.