Guy Pujolle is currently a Professor at the Pierre et Marie Curie University (Paris 6) and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Orange/France Telecom Group. He was appointed by the Education Ministry to found the Department of Computer Science at the University of Versailles, where he spent the period 1994-2000 as Professor and Head. He was Head of the MASI Laboratory (University Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris 6), 1981-1993, Professor at ENST (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications), 1979-1981, and member of the scientific staff of INRIA (Institut National de la Recherche en Informatique et Automatique), 1974-1979.
Dr. Pujolle is the French representative at the Technical Committee on Networking at IFIP. He is an editor for International Journal of Network Management, WINET, Telecommunication Systems and Editor in Chief of the indexed Journal “Annals of Telecommunications”. He was an editor for Computer Networks (until 2000), Operations Research (until 2000), Editor-In-Chief of Networking and Information Systems Journal (until 2000), Ad Hoc Journal and several other journals. Guy Pujolle is a pioneer in high-speed networking having led the development of the first Gbit/s network to be tested in 1980.
He was also a European expert involved in the development of IP over ATM for European high-speed networks. He was chairman of the French Research Network REUNIR from 1987 to 1991, one out of the three members of the Wisdom Committee (Lars Backstrom, Brian Carpenter, Guy Pujolle ) to decide on the future of TCP/IP in the European research network (decision January 22, 1990 to choose TCP/IP as the technology to be used for Europe instead of ATM). Chairman of the expert committee of the Ministry of Telecommunications for Telecommunication regulation (1992-1998).
Guy Pujolle was Technical Chairman of the WLANSmartCard consortium for normalizing security and mobility in wireless LANs using a smartcard (2002-2006).
He has published widely in the area of computer systems modeling and performance, queueing theory, high-speed networks, intelligence in networking, wireless networks, and Post-IP networks. He has published 19 influential texts and monographs in these areas. He is a Professor Honoris Causa of Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications since 1988, and Invited Professor of several Universities: Stanford, UFRJ, Rutgers, UQAM. He was awarded the Special Seymour Cray Award in 1991 for his research, and Silver Core from IFIP in 1995. Also in 1995 his book « les Réseaux » was awarded the Roberval Prize in France for the best scientific book of the year (110 000 copies sold January 2009).