Professor Noureddine DOGHMANE has received his engineering degree in electronics from Annaba University, Algeria, in 1984 and his PhD from Lyon University Claude Bernard, France, in 1988. He is now a professor in the Engineering Sciences Faculty, Annaba University Badji Mokhtar, Algeria. He is head of the research team: Multimedia and Digital Communications. Since July 2014, he is also the director of research laboratory LASA (Laboratory of automatic and signals). His main research interests include signal processing, digital communications and the image coding.