Category Archive: Interview

Sep 13 2017

Meet with Maria Laura Delle Monache, France-Berkeley Fund award for high-achieving younger researchers

Maria Laura Delle Monache: a Franco-American journey in traffic flow control Researcher with the NeCS team, Maria Laura Delle Monache has just been awarded the “France-Berkeley Fund award for high-achieving younger researchers”, along with Samitha Samaranayake (Cornell University, PhD UC Berkeley). The prestigious Fund is thereby rewarding the researcher’s commitment to forging links between France …

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Sep 13 2017

Interview: Demian Wassermann, Inria, receives an ERC Starting Grant.

Demian Wassermann : coding our current knowledge of the brain Researcher in the Athena project-team at Inria Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée, Demian Wassermann has just received a prestigious 2017 “Starting Grant” from European Research Council (ERC). Specialist on mathematical and computational modelling of the brain, he is going to pursue his research in the formalisation of …

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May 04 2017

Matthieu Lê: 2016 GBM Thesis Award for his research with the Asclepios team

The French Society for Biomedical Engineering (SFGBM) has just given its 2016 Thesis Research Award to Matthieu Lê for his thesis written under the direction of Nicholas Ayache and Hervé Delingette of the Asclepios team at Inria’s Sophia Antipolis-Méditerranée research centre. The Asclepios team is part of the Inria@SilivonValley associate team Geomstats with Stanford University. The …

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May 03 2017

Presenting Rajesh Gupta, Inria International Chair 2017

Inria, the French national institute for computer science and applied mathematics, has created a new International Chair and appointed American computer engineer Rajesh Gupta to the part-time position. Gupta is a professor and former chair of the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department in the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California San …

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Mar 10 2017

Interview: Olivier Clatz, co-founder of Therapixel and NETVA 2016 laureate

Therapixel was founded by Olivier Clatz from Asclepios team and Pierre Fillard from Parietal team. Therapixel offers a flexible medical imaging solution that can be adapted to different locations and users. The business raised €600,000 to internationalise its fluid application, which, among other things, uses contactless visual recognition to allow surgeons to access the medical images they need in …

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Jan 04 2017

Christine Morin (Inria) & Deb Agarwal (LBNL): An Inria@SiliconValley success story

Christine Morin is a senior researcher at Inria Rennes – Bretagne Atlantique and scientific leader of the Myriads Inria project-team. Deb Agarwal is a senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory where she is the head of the Data Science and Technology Department. Over the years, Deb and Christine developed a strong research collaboration supported by Inria@SiliconValley. Since September 2011, Christine  has been …

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Dec 20 2016

Interview: Camille Crittenden, Deputy Director, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

Dr. Camille Crittenden serves as Deputy Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, Director of the CITRIS Connected Communities Initiative, and Executive Director of the CITRIS Social Apps Lab. Prior to coming to CITRIS in 2012, she was Executive Director of the Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law, where she helped to develop its program …

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Oct 19 2016

Launch of the ERC-funded ONE project “One is Not Enough”: meeting with Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, researcher in the DECIbel Associate Team

Michel Beaudouin-Lafon is member of EX-SITU, a joint LRI and Inria Saclay Île-de-France centre team, contributing to the Inria@SiliconValley associate team DECIbel with CITRIS Last spring Michel received an ERC Advanced Grant for his ONE project. The aim of the project is to fundamentally rethink the basic principles and the conceptual model of interactive systems, in order to enable …

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Sep 13 2016

Interview: Adrien Bousseau, Inria Sophia Antipolis, receives an ERC Starting Grant.

Adrien Bousseau is a researcher from the GRAPHDECO project team at Inria Sophia Antipolis-Méditerranée. He is also the French principal investigator of the Inria@SiliconValley associate team CRISP (Creating and rendering images based on the study of perception) with UC Berkeley. Specialist in digital imaging, Adrien received one of the three Eurographics best thesis prizes in 2011. …

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Jul 26 2016

Interview: Chedy Raissi tells us about his experience at the Frontier Development Lab at NASA Ames and SETI Institute

Chedy Raissi received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Montpellier and the Ecole des Mines d’Alès in July 2008. He was part of the Knowledge Discovery in Databases Team (TaToo) in the Laboratory of Informatics, Robotics and Microelectonics of Montpellier (LIRMM) where he worked on topics such as data streams and sequential pattern mining. Chedy also worked at …

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