Philippe Lalanda is a Professor at Joseph Fourier University where he teaches software engineering. He completed his PhD in the field of Artificial Intelligence at INRIA/Nancy under the direction of Jean-Paul Haton and Francois Charpillet. He then turned to the links between AI systems and robotics at Stanford University in Barbara Hayes-Roth's team. Philippe worked for ten years in the industry (Dassault Aviation, Thales, Schneider Electric) where he has held the positions of programmer, architect, and R&D project leader in the domains of software architecture, software product lines and pervasive computing. Philippe now leads the Adele research team and conducts research in the fields of autonomic computing and software engineering, mostly applied to pervasive computing. He has authored some 100 papers in international journals and conferences and supervised 20 PhD thesis. He also serves as an expert at the European Commission and in diverse french organisms (ANR, Regions, ...). His main current projets are : iCasa and Cilia.