Hubert Kenfack-Ngankam

Research professional

Technological coordinator

Software developer

2019/09 to now

Contact information


  • Postdoctoral fellowship in computer science, Université de Sherbrooke, 2019
  • PhD in computer science, Université de Sherbrooke, 2016-2019

Research projects


  • Technological coordination of the laboratory
  • Technological coordination of the different projects
  • Development and support on the different projects
  • Management and maintenance of the IT and home automation infrastructure of the laboratory

    • Equipment
    • servers
    • networks
    • Database

  • Student supervision
  • Technology watch


Journal article
  1. Kenfack Ngankam, H., Pigot, H., Lorrain, D., Viens, I., & Giroux, S. (2020). Context awareness architecture for ambient-assisted living applications: Case study of nighttime wandering. Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering. 7, 1-13. DOI: 10.1177/2055668319887864
  2. Radziszewski, R., Kenfack Ngankam, H., Grégoire, V., Lorrain, D., Pigot, H. & Giroux, S. (2017) Designing Calm and Non-intrusive Ambient Assisted Living System for Monitoring Nighttime Wanderings, International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications. Vol. 13 no 2. pp. 114 - 129. DOI: 10.1108/IJPCC-02-2017-0015
Conference papers
  1. Ngankam H.K., Pigot, H., Parenteau, M., Lussier, M., Aboujaoudé, A., Laliberté, C., Couture, M., Bier, N., & Giroux, S. (2019) An IoT Architecture of Microservices for Ambient Assisted Living Environments to Promote Aging in Smart Cities. In: Pagán J., Mokhtari M., Aloulou H., Abdulrazak B., Cabrera M. (eds) How AI Impacts Urban Living and Public Health. ICOST 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11862. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-32785-9_14
  2. Kenfack Ngankam H., Pigot H., Frappier M., Oliveira C.H., Giroux S. (2017) Formal Specification for Ambient Assisted Living Scenarios. In: Ochoa S., Singh P., Bravo J. (eds) Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence. UCAmI 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10586. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-67585-5_51
  3. Oliveira C.H.S., Giroux S., Ngankam H. & Pigot H. (2017) Generating Bayesian Network Structures for Self-diagnosis of Sensor Networks in the Context of Ambient Assisted Living for Aging Well. In: Mokhtari M., Abdulrazak B., Aloulou H. (eds) Enhanced Quality of Life and Smart Living. ICOST 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10461. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-66188-9_17
  4. Radziszewski, R., Ngankam, H., Pigot, H., Grégoire, V., Lorrain, D. & Giroux, S. (2016) An ambient assisted living nighttime wandering system for elderly. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications and Services (iiWAS ’16). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 368–374. DOI: 10.1145/3011141.3011171
Book chapter
  1. Bouchard, K., Hao, J., Bouchard, B., Gaboury, S., Moutacalli, T., Gouin-Vallerand, C., Ngankam, HK., Pigot, H. & Giroux, S. (2018). The Cornerstones of Smart Home Research for Healthcare. In: Giabbanelli P., Mago V., Papageorgiou E. (eds) Advanced Data Analytics in Health. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 93, pp. 185-200. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-77911-9_11
Published abstracts
  1. Corentin Haidon, Hubert Kenfack Ngankam, Sylvain Giroux, and Hélène Pigot. 2020. Using Augmented Reality and Ontologies to Co-design Assistive Technologies in Smart Homes. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces Companion (IUI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 126–127. DOI:10.1145/3379336.3381492
  2. Pigot, H., Kenfack Ngankam, H., Lorrain, D., Viens, I. & Giroux S. (2018). Smart home to accompany seniors during night time disorders. Program. 47th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association of Gerontology: « Making it matter: mobilizing aging research, practice & policy », Vancouver, Canada (p. 45). Read the abstract
  3. Robert Radziszewski, Vincent Grégoire, Hubert Kenfack Ngankam, Dominique Lorrain, Hélène Pigot, Sylvain Giroux, Errance nocturne: limiter la déambulation et l'inquiétude de l'entourage. CAG2016. Canadian Association on Gerontology, 45th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting.Oct 20-22, 2016, Montreal, Canada, p.278. Read the abstract
  4. Hubert K. Ngankam, Camille Deguy, Manon Moal, Sylvain Giroux, Dominique Lorrain, Hélène Pigot (2016). Smart daily objects for ageing well at home. Age Well Annual Conference. Montréal, 18-20 octobre 2016. Conference Abstract Booklet. p.29 Read the abstract
Oral presentation
  1. Corentin Haidon, Armel Ayimdji, Hubert Kenfack Ngankam, Hélène Pigot, Sylvain Giroux. Co-construire un Habitat Connecté avec une Intelligence Artificielle au travers de la Réalité Augmentée. 88e congrés de l'Acfas, Sherbrooke. Mai 2020 (accepted)
Poster presentations
  1. Hubert Kenfack Ngankam, Helene Pigot, Dominique Lorrain, Isabelle Viens, Sylvain Giroux. Context Awareness system to favor night behaviors for Alzheimer people. AGE-WELL’s 5th Annual Conference. Moncton, New Brunswick, October 23rd, 2019.
  2. Hubert Kenfack Ngankam, Armel Ayimdji, Maxime Parenteau, Helene Pigot, Sylvain Giroux, Corentin Haidon NEARS, an Ecosystem for Ambient Assisted Living. AGE-WELL’s 4th Annual Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, October 17th, 2018.
Technical report
  1. Pigot, H., Lorrain, D., Giroux, S., Kenfack Ngankam, H., Chamberland, F., et Viens, I. (2019). "Modélisation et mise en place d’une assistance cognitive personnalisée pour la qualité du sommeil et la déambulation nocturne" (Rapport technique no 37). Document inédit, Département d'informatique, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada. Read the document