Jalil Boukhobza received his electrical engineering degree (with honors) from I.N.E.L.E.C (Institut Nationale d’Electricité et d’électronique), Boumerdès, Algeria in 1999 and M.S and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Versailles, France, respectively in 2000 and 2004. He was a research fellow at the PRiSM laboratory (University of Versailles) from 2004 to 2006. He is currently Associate Professor at the Univ. Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France since 2006 and member of the Lab-STICC lab. His main research interests include flash and NVM based storage system design, performance evaluation and energy optimization, and embedded operating systems.