Max Agueh has been the Head of the “Security, Networks, and Embedded Systems” Department and in charge of research at Efrei since January 2020.
He holds a Ph.D. in Electronics from the University of Nantes (2008) and an Engineering Degree in Electronic Systems and Industrial Computing from the Polytechnic School of the University of Nantes (2003). He completed his scientific and technical training with a Master’s in Management from IAE Paris in 2011.
Max Agueh first worked as a Research Engineer at the Philips Research Laboratory in Redhill, England in 2003. Over the course of his doctorate, he was a Research Engineer at the Nantes Atlantique Electrical Engineering Research Institute (IREENA) in Nantes, France, the Communications and Remote Sensing Laboratory (UCL-TELE) in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium (2004 and 2006), and the Cheikh Anta Diop University (ESP – UCAD) in Dakar, Senegal (2005).
In 2006, Max Agueh joined the world of higher education. He has since held positions as a Research Professor in “Networks and Telecommunication”, an Academic Advisor, a Site Manager, and Head of the Networks and Security major at ECE Paris (2007-2013), ECE TECH (2013-2018), and ESIEE Paris (2018-2020), respectively.
Max Agueh’s main areas of expertise and research focus on the secure transmission of JPEG 2000 images and video over wireless networks, cybersecurity, wireless communications, and the Internet of Things. He is also interested in the fields of Telemedicine, E-health, and Smart Grids.
Max Agueh is also involved in several development projects in Africa and is a member of the scientific committees of several conferences such as AFRICOMM, AFRICATEK, AFRICA4TECH. He is also the founding president of the think tank ETIC-AFRIK (dedicated to the use of Information and Communication Technologies as a vector for development in Africa).