Category: Interview

Apr 18 2018

Interview: Xavier Pennec, Inria researcher and co-leader of the GeomStats Inria@SiliconValley associate team, receives an ERC Advanced Grant.

Xavier Pennec, Inria research director at the Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée centre in the EPIONE team, has just received the European Research Council (ERC) grant in the Advanced category for the G-Statistics project “Foundations of Geometric Statistics and Their Application in the Life Sciences”.  ERC Advanced Grants are awarded under the “Excellent Science” pillar of …

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Mar 22 2018

Interview: NETVA 2017 laureate Gilles Fedak, CEO of iExec, presents his start-up

Created in 2010 by the Office for Science and Technology at the French Embassy in the United States, NETVA (New Technology Venture Accelerator) is a mentoring program tailored for young, innovative French companies hoping to discover or better understand the inner-workings of the North American high-tech market. For the 3rd consecutive year Inria partners with the program: the deadline for “made-in Inria” …

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Mar 21 2018

Interview: NETVA 2017 laureate Arnaud Laprévote, CEO of Lybero.net presents his start-up

Created in 2010 by the Office for Science and Technology at the French Embassy in the United States, NETVA (New Technology Venture Accelerator) is a mentoring program tailored for young, innovative French companies hoping to discover or better understand the inner-workings of the North American high-tech market. For the 3rd consecutive year Inria partners with the program: the deadline for “made-in Inria” …

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Mar 14 2018

Interview: Christian Duriez, head of the Inria DEFROST team and Fulbright fellow, presents his work with the CHARM Lab at Stanford university

  Christian Duriez, Inria researcher leading the DEFROST team in Lille, is currently spending 6 months in the Collaborative Haptics and Robotics in Medicine (CHARM) Lab at Stanford University, supported by a Fulbright fellowship. He tells us about his work and the collaboration with his California partner.     Christian, what is your field of research? …

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Feb 26 2018

Interview: Christine Morin, Inria’s newly appointed Director of European and International Partnerships

The new head of the Department of European and International Partnerships (DPEI), appointed on 1 February, Christine Morin has worked at the Inria Rennes-Bretagne Atlantique Research Centre since 1991. From 2010, she was head of the Myriads team (a joint project team between Inria, Université de Rennes 1, INSA Rennes, the CNRS and ENS Rennes …

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Oct 16 2017

Margaret Koehler, PhD student from Stanford, awarded Chateaubriand fellowship for a 6-month internship in the DEFROST Inria Team

Margaret Koehler is a PhD student from the Collaborative Haptics and Robotics in Medicine (CHARM) Lab, Stanford University, led by Allison Okamura. Margaret was awarded a Chateaubriand Fellowship from the Embassy of France in the US in partnership with Inria to conduct a 6-month research internship in the DEFROST Inria Team in Lille.  The Chateaubriand Fellowship …

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Oct 13 2017

Interview: Jack Fuchs, lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Stanford University, was invited to give a 2-day seminar at Inria.

Jack Fuchs is a CFO, Entrepreneur, Mentor and Investor, who also teaches entrepreneurship at Stanford University in the graduate engineering school. He was invited by Eric Horlait, Inria’s Deputy CEO for Transfer and Industrial Partnership, to give a 2-day seminar in Paris to share his knowledge and experience with Inria’s Technology and Transfer Officers. We asked …

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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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