Bruno Gaujal is an Inria researcher. Till Dec. 2015, he has been the head of the large-scale computing group, MESCAL, in the research center of Inria Grenoble-Rhônes-Alpes. He has held several positions in AT&T Bell Labs, INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, Loria and École Normale Supérieure of Lyon. He is a former student at École Normale Supérieure of Lyon and obtained his PhD from University of Nice in 1994, under the supervision of François Baccelli. He got his “Habilitation à diriger des recherches” in 2001 from the university of Nancy. He is the author of more than 100 scientific publications in journals and international conferences. He is a founding partner and a scientific advisor of a start-up company, RTaW, since 2007. His main interests are in performance evaluation, optimization and control of large discrete event dynamic systems with applications to telecommunications networks and large computing infrastructures.