Dr. Lala Rajaoarisoa is currently an Assistant Professor at the Institut Mines-Télécom Lille Douai. He received his M.Sc. degree and PhD in Automatic and Computer Sciences, both at the University of Aix-Marseille, France in 2005 and 2009. His research interests are the development of data-driven tools and methods for the observation and control of large-scale distributed systems. Develop predictive models and controllers to assess system behavior and optimize its performance. This development includes the analysis of intrinsic properties such as stability, observability, identifiability and controllability. He is involved in research activities dedicated to the optimization of energy efficiency of building systems and the control and management of hydraulic systems with more than 80 papers published in refereed journals and conferences.