From Jan 2010 to Dec 2015, Pierre Fraigniaud was director of LIAFA (Laboratoire d’Informatique Algorithmique) at University Paris-Diderot. Since Jan 1st, 2016, he is director of IRIF (Institut de Recherche en Informatique Fondamentale).
His main research interest is parallel and distributed computing, and specifically the design and analysis of distributed algorithms and data structures for networks.
He is member of the Editorial Boards of Distributed Computing (DC), and Theory of Computing Systems (TOCS). He is Program Committee vice-Chair of the 31st IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, in charge of the Track Algorithms (IPDPS'17). He was Program Committee Chair for the Track C of the 41st Int’l Coll. on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP’14), for the 30th ACM Symp. on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC’11), for the 19th Int’l Symp. on Distributed Computing (DISC’05), and for the 13th ACM Symp. on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA’01). He co-chaired the PC of the 2nd European Conference on Parallelism (EuroPar'96). He was Management Committee Chair of the European COST Action 295 DYNAMO on Algorithmic Aspects of Dynamic Networks.