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Oct 11 2017

France-Stanford 2018 call is now open!

France-Stanford – 2018 call for Collaborative Projects, Fellowships and Conferences The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, founded in partnership with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aims to bridge the disciplines of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering, Business and Law, addressing historical and contemporary issues of significance for France and the United States from …

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Sep 14 2017

Presenting the Smart Marina project at the VIVA Tech trade-show (video)

Thomas Watteyne, EVA Inria research team and Ziran Zhang, Inria@SiliconValley Post-Doc, attended the VivaTechnology trade-show in Paris last  June to promote the SmartMarina project. The goal of the project is to build a system composed of sensors deployed all over the marina, and advanced software to monitor the occupation of moorings, and the electricity and water consumption on each spot. The result …

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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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Sep 13 2017

Melissa Ailem, Shuxia Tang and Georgios Bouloukakis: Awardees of the 2017 Inria@SiliconValley Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Every year Inria@SiliconValley launches a call for Post-Doc Fellowships. After a tough competition, we are please to congratulate Melissa Ailem, Shuxia Tang and Georgios Bouloukakis who have been selected!   Melissa Ailem will conduct her post-Doc within the LEGO associate team between the MAGNET Inria Team (Lille) and Fei Sha‘s team at USC. “Transfer and multi-modal learning of word representations” Recently, word …

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Sep 13 2017

Fulbright Fellowships for French PhD students and Researchers: deadline is February 1st, 2018

Fulbright Fellowships for PhD students and Researchers are now open for French candidates. Deadline for submission is February 1st, 2018. Fulbright Fellowship for PhD students: This fellowship is eligible to French PhD students, doing their Doctorate in France, invited in a US university for a research stay. Note: Current PhD students willing to do a …

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Sep 13 2017

Rajesh Gupta, Inria International Chair from UC San Diego, gave two talks at the Inria Rennesn Research Center

Professor Gupta’s research interests span topics in embedded and cyber-physical systems with a focus on energy efficiency from algorithms, devices to systems that scale from IC chips, and data centers to built environments such as commercial buildings. He currently leads NSF project MetroInsight with the goal to organize and use city-scale sensing data for improved services. …

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Sep 13 2017

Focus on a joint research project: SPLENDID

SPLENDID (2012-14) Self-paced learning for exploiting noisy, diverse or incomplete data    . Principal Investigators:  Dr. Nikos Paragios, GALEN project-team, Inria Saclay Île-de-France Prof. Daphne Koller, Stanford University Research objectives: Supervised learning requires that all the samples in the training dataset are fully annotated. In many cases, the collection of such datasets is either impossible to …

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Jul 03 2017

Inria@SiliconValley 2017 workshop in a nutshell

The 7th annual Inria@SiliconValley workshop, took place on June 8-9, 2017 at CITRIS and the Banatao Institute in Berkeley. The workshop gathered more than 150 participants over the two-day event organized around an international open conference and working sessions.   June 8, 2017:  #BLOCKCHAINFORGOOD For the 2017 edition, Inria@SiliconValley partnered with the CTIRIS and Banatao Institue  to organize …

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Jul 03 2017

Samitha Samaranayake and Maria Laura delle Monache received the “France-Berkeley-Fund Award for high-achieving younger researchers”

On June 7, the “Collège de France” hosted a symposium organized by the France-Berkeley Fund during which Samitha Samaranayake and Maria Laura delle Monache received the “France-Berkeley-Fund Award for high-achieving younger researchers” for their work on the project “Optimal traffic flow with GPS enabled smartphones” (2012 FBF Grant).   Maria Laura took part in the optimal reroute …

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