Category: News

Mar 15 2018

Focus on a joint research project: Meta&Co (formerly MetaMRI)

Meta&Co (formerly MetaMRI) (Since 2015)  Machine learning for meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging data Principal Investigators:  Bertrand Thirion, PARIETAL project team, Inria Saclay Ile- de-France research center Russ Poldrack, Stanford University, Psychology department Research objectives: Meta&Co (since 2018) is an associate team that is the follow-up of MetaMRI (since 2015). Cognitive science and psychiatry describe mental operations: cognition, emotion, …

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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

Focus on a joint research project: NUM4SEP

NUM4SEP (Since 2017)  Numerics for Spherical Electroporation  Principal Investigators:  Clair Poignard, MONC project-team, Inria Bordeaux – Sud-Ouest Research Centre Frederic Gibou, Dpt of Mechanical Eng., U.C. Santa Barbara Research objectives: The goal of NUM4SEP is to provide a link between the quite well-understood cell electroporation and the tumor-like multicellular spheroid models. The distribution of the electric field in tumors as well …

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Feb 26 2018

The Thomas Jefferson Fund 2018 Call for Proposals

The Thomas Jefferson Fund is now accepting applications! Deadline is March 12th, 2018 Created by the Embassy of France in the United States and the FACE Foundation, the Thomas Jefferson Fund supports cooperation among the most promising young French and American researchers, and foster forward-looking collaborative research that addresses the most pressing global challenges. Each …

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Feb 26 2018

Two new Associate Teams and three renewed teams with California Universities – Update: A third project joins Inria@SiliconValley!

Inria is glad to announce the selection of 2 new Associate Teams with California partners (University of California, Irvine and the RAND Corporation ) as part of the 2018 Inria Associated Team call.  In addition, three teams that were created in 2015 (Meta&Co , formerly MetaMRI, GeomStats (both with Stanford University) and REALMS (with UC Berkeley) have …

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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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Feb 25 2018

NETVA 2018 edition (New Technology Venture Accelerator) in partnership with Inria

Inria partners with the NETVA mentoring program so as to promote the participation of Inria startups. (see interview of 2017 laureate Arnaud Laprévote, CEO of Lybero.net and Gilles Fedak, co-founder of iEx.ce at the end of the article) Created in 2010 by the Office for Science and Technology at the French Embassy in the United States, …

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Jan 29 2018

Focus on a joint research project: LEGO

LEGO (Since 2016)  LEarning GOod representations for natural language processing   Principal Investigators:  Aurélien Bellet, MAGNET project-team, Inria Lille Fei Sha, University of Southern California, Dpt of Computer Science (formerly with TEDS,UCLA) Research objectives: LEGO lies in the intersection of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP). Its goal is to address the following challenges: what are the right representations …

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Jan 29 2018

Job opportunities at Inria: PhDs, Starting and Advanced Research Positions 2018

Are you interested in joining Inria? Do you want to become a researcher, engineer or assist research work at the Institute? Every year, Inria recruits new staff for its research teams through various recruitment procedures.   Inria hires in 2018 starting and experienced research scientists for three-year contracts: About Advanced research positions About Starting research positions Inria also …

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Jan 29 2018

French-American Doctoral Exchange Seminar (FADEx) 2018: Artificial Intelligence – Apply now!

The Office for Science & Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States opens the call for application for FADEx 2018!   Presentation The French-American Doctoral Exchange (FADEx) program encourages scientific exchanges between American and French Ph.D. students working in the same scientific field through a week-long program organized in France. By doing so, it …

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