Leila Ben Saad received her PhD degree in computer science from École Normale Supérieure de Lyon – University of Lyon in France. Prior to that, she received her MSc degree in networks, telecommunications and services from INSA Lyon in France and her Engineering degree in computer networks and telecommunications from INSAT Tunisia. She held positions as a research and teaching assistant respectively at University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 and INSA Lyon in France and assistant professor at ENIT Tunisia. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Agder in Norway. Her research interests span over wireless sensor networks, Internet of Things, networking protocols, distributed algorithms and graph signal processing.