Associate Professor

Postal address:

IRISA/University of Rennes 1




+33 2 99 84 71 96


+33 2 99 84 71 71


Short biography

Achour Mostefaoui is currently Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Rennes, France. He received his Engineer Degree in Computer Science in 1990 from the University of Algiers, and a PhD in Computer Science in 1994 from the University of Rennes, France. Moreover, Achour Mostefaoui headed those last years the computer science Engineer Degree of the University of Rennes.

Research interests

His research interests include synchronization, fault-tolerance and scalability in distributed systems, group communication, data consistency and distributed checkpointing.

Selected publications

Publications list

Transactions and Journals: 13 Conferences: 26 Activity Reports: 15

Transaction and Journal


  • Zohir Bouzid, Achour Mostéfaoui, Michel Raynal. Minimal Synchrony for Byzantine Consensus. Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC 2015), Jul 2015, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain. pp.461-470, ⟨10.1145/2767386.2767418⟩.
  • Marin Bertier, Achour Mostefaoui, Gilles Tredan. Low-Cost Secret-Sharing in Sensor Networks. 12th IEEE International High Assurance Systems Engineering Symposium (HASE 2010), IEEE, Nov 2010, San Jose, CA, United States. pp.1-9.
  • Achour Mostefaoui, Michel Raynal, Corentin Travers. From Renaming to Set Agreement. 14th International Colloquium on Structural Information and Communication Complexity, Jun 2007, Castiglioncello, Italy. pp.66-80.

Technical Reports

  • Davide Frey, Achour Mostefaoui, Matthieu Perrin, Anne-Marie Kermarrec, Christopher Maddock, Andreas Mauthe, Pierre-Louis Roman, François Taïani. D.1.3 – Protocols for emergent localities.[Technical Report] D1.3, IRISA; LINA-University of Nantes; Inria Rennes Bretagne Atlantique; Lancaster University. 2016.