Post-Doctorate – INRIA (France)
Inferring singular points in complex data sets.
Post-Doctorate – Duke University, physics dpt (USA)
Mesuring force chains in 3D within granular matter, using hydrogel particles.
Post-Doctorate – Physics Institute of Rennes (France)
Numerical simulations of granular matter flows. See the dedicated page.
Post-Doctorate – Sciences of the Universe Observatory (Rennes, France)
Pattern recognition (vegetation, rocks...) in 3D point clouds of natural scenes captured with a LiDAR. See the dedicated page.
Teaching – University of Rennes 1 (Rennes, France)
Teaching position at the University Institute of Technology in St Malo. Research was done at the LTSI laboratory in Rennes.
Post-Doctorate – IRISA-INRIA (Rennes, France)
Extracting novel information from EEG signals in order to improve brain-computer interfaces (OpenVibe project).
PhD – Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)
The first two years of this PhD were supported by the French consulate in Montreal and the EADS corporate research center.
Research activities: Complex Systems, artificial life and intelligence, emergent behaviors.
Teaching: Teaching assistant with 5th year students (assembly) and 4th year students (C++).
Supervisor of the PhD: Peter Grogono.
External Examiner: Wolfgang Fink.
Members of the commitee: Gregory Butler, Joey Paquet, Nawwaf Kharma.
Engineering – EADS Research Center (Toulouse, France)
The corporate research center (CRC) of EADS (European Aeronautics and Defense Society) has the objective of gathering the Research and Development activities for the subsidiaries of the group.
Responsibilities: Technical expert, answering contract bids, technological survey, conception and realization.
Engineering – Astrium (Toulouse, France)
Astrium is a subsidiary of the EADS group. Its main activity is to build satellites, and this include all related facilities like simulators and control centers.
Responsibilities: Expert in software architecture in the satellite simulator department. Supervision of trainees, technical advisor for sub-contractors, member of the internal network of technical experts.
Engineering – CRIL Technology (Toulouse, France)
CRIL Technology is a software services company. It is specialized in on-demand realizations for clients, in domains ranging from the constructions of test benchs to the conception of Web interfaces to databases.
Responsibilities: Engineer and software programmer.
Master of Science by research – Aston University (Birmingham, England)
Research activities: Usage of a neural network and statistical techniques for weather forecasting.
Teaching: C++ teachning assistant for the second year studients in the university.
Supervisor of the Master: Dan Cornford
Internship – Hewlett Packard (Grenoble, France)
This French subsidiary of Hewlett Packard is located in Grenoble. The main activity of the department where I worked consists in the supervision of the outsourcing services they offer.
Task: Automate the analysis and supervision of the performances.
Internship - Centre for Mechanical Studies, Ile de France (Evry, France)
The CEMIF is a research center attached to the University of Evry. The research domains concern primarily robotics and artificial intelligence for the robots behavior, together with how to acquire data from the environment and visualization techniques.
Tasks: Define and implement a mechanism for the control and command of the robot from the Internet.
Supervisors of the internship: Samir Otmane, Florent Chavand.