Chaouki ben Issaid

Chaouki ben Issaid

Postdoctoral Fellow Researcher

University of Oulu

Chaouki Ben Issaid is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Intelligent Connectivity and Networks/Systems Group (ICON), the University of Oulu, Finland. He received the Diplôme d’Ingénieur from l’École Polytechnique de Tunisie, La Marsa, Tunisia, in 2013. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in applied mathematics and computational science and his Ph.D. degree in statistics from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia in 2015 and 2019, respectively. His current research interests include communication-efficient distributed machine learning and efficient Monte Carlo simulations for rare event estimation.


  • Distributed Optimization
  • Federated Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Efficient Monte Carlo Simulations


  • Ph.D. in Statistics, 2019


  • M.S. in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science, 2015


  • Engineering Degree, 2013

    Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie