Xavier Leroy,Gallium project team leader at the Inria Paris-Rocquencourt research centre, has been awarded the Royal Society Milner Award 2016 in recognition of his research on the OCaml functional programming language and on the formal verification of compilers. This prize, created in homage to Professor Robin Milner, rewards a European researcher for his or her exceptional contribution to computer science.
At 27 years old Xavier Duportet, the founder of Eligo Bioscience, was one of the 10 French innovators aged under 35 to be rewarded for their "revolutionary technologies" by the magazine MIT Technology Review in partnership with BNP Paribas and the Atelier BNP Paribas on Wednesday 15 April 2015.
On 8 July 2015, Eligo Bioscience received 2 million Euros of funding from Seventure.
Today, Inria announces the launch of SoundCity, a mobile application to measure your personal exposure to noise pollution. The project is supported by the City of Paris smart city initiative and Bernard Jomier, deputy mayor responsible for health, disability, and relations with Paris public hospital system.
Animesh Pathak is head of research with the Mimove team at the Inria Paris-Rocquencourt research centre, and specialises in systems for mobile applications...
Originating from India, he was first an intern at the institute as part of the internship programme, before returning to Inria following time spent in the United States.
Animesh Pathak is a research scientist in the Mimove team at the Inria Paris-Rocquencourt Research Centre. Born in India, he started out as an intern on the Institute’s internship programme, returning later after a period of time spent in America.
Animesh, a specialist in mobile application systems, gives us an account of the day-to-day life of a researcher at Inria.
The social network has announced the opening of an artificial intelligence research facility in the French capital. This will be the third such laboratory and the first in Europe, the others being in New York and California. The opening of the laboratory also marks the start of a strategic partnership with Inria.
EIT ICT Labs
EIT ICT Labs calls for high-growth European startups active in digital technologies to apply for the 2015 edition of its Idea Challenge contest. The call for application is open from May 6 till July 6. Successful applicants win up to 40,000 Euro and benefit from the pan-European Business Development Accelerator of EIT ICT Labs to become European success stories.
Research and Teaching
Can machines learn for themselves? INRIA researcher Michal Valko is convinced of it. It’s an idea he is passing on to his students in the prestigious MVA Master’s course run by ENS Cachan.
International - BIS 2015
The annual BIS (Berkeley-Inria-Stanford) workshop is part of the Inria@SiliconValley program. It is co-organized by Inria and its partners in California. The objectives of the workshop are to present the current status of ongoing scientific collaborations and to work on proposals for future ambitious joint projects.
BIS’2015 is organized in partnership with CITRIS, on May 12-14, 2015.
Some precisions by Hélène Kirchner, director of Inria International Relations:
Inria Research Centers
- Christine Morin, laureate of the “Étoiles de l’Europe”’s prize
- Florence Bertails-Descoubes: From a real object to its virtual avatar
- Inria supports the development of digital Humanities through DARIAH
- Inria at the NEM Summit in Brussels
- New research synergies between Lille and northern Europe
- Technical operation on inria.fr
- Engineer recruitment campaign: 46 positions to be filled in 2015
- PhD positions : 2015 recruitment campaign under way
- Campaign "Research Positions": Inria is hiring 7 researchers
- Available soon on FUN: a MOOC on Semantic Web, by Inria-uTOP
- 2015 Competitive recruitment of young graduate scientists and senior researchers
- Computer Science and Applied Mathematics Prizewinners' Forum, please register !
- Alexander Zeh (Grace), winner of the Special Prize of the Jury of the UFA for his thesis
- Disturbances on inria.fr on Monday, December 1st
- François Fages awarded the Michel Monpetit Prize