Serge Abiteboul


  •  Serge Joseph Abiteboul is a computer scientist who is noted for his works in database theory


  • He did his PhD from the University of Southern California under the supervision of Seymour Ginsburg, in 1982.
  • And now he is currently a senior researcher at the Institute national de recherché en informatiqueeten automatique (INRIA), the French national research institute focusing on computer science and related areas.


He is a:

  • Researcher at INRIA Saclay
  • Member of Laboratories de Specification et Verification (ENS Cachan and CNRS)
  • Professor at College de France
  • Member of the French Academy of Sciences
  • Member of the Academia European
  • Member of the Scientific Board of SIF (Société d’Informatique de France)



  • Interest: database, data management, web, change control, electronic commerce, electronic documents, object databases, distributed databases, heterogeneous databases, active databases, database theory, database languages, complexity theory, temporal databases…
  • · Engineering degree in Telecommunications (Telecom Paris) in 1978
  • · Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, with Seymour Ginsburg in 1982
  • These d’état from the University of Paris XI in 1986
  • · ACM SIGMOD Innovation Award, 1998
  • · ACM SIGMOD Test of Time Award, 2004
  • · Prix d’informatique de l’Académie des Sciences (Prix EADS) 2007
  • · ACM PODS Alberto O. Mendelzon Test-of-Time Award, 2008