Since 2002, Inria has funded an “associate team” programme to strengthen collaboration between Inria project teams and cutting-edge research teams around the world. In 2017, Inria Lille - Nord Europe research center promotes 8 associate teams all over the world.
International Women's Day
International Women's Day is celebrated since 1977. This event follows from protests for women's rights in the early 20th century. On the occasion of this day, rediscover women who work daily in the environment and field of computational science.
The members of the Inocs research team, Diego Cattaruzza, Maxime Ogier and Frédéric Semet, in collaboration with Nabil Absi and Dominique Feillet of the École des Mines de Saint-Etienne took first place in the scientific prize category of the 2016 ROADEF/EURO Challenge organized in cooperation with Air Liquide. The ceremony was held on February 23, 2017 at the ROADEF conference in Metz.
Inria Chairman and CEO Antoine Petit named Isabelle Herlin director of the Inria Lille – Nord Europe research center effective 1 March 2017. Previously director of research at Inria, Isabelle Herlin now heads for the Lille–Nord Europe research center. She replaces David Simplot, who has been named scientific advisor to Inria's chairman and CEO, responsible for rolling out InriaTech technology transfer platforms from the Horizon Startup program and the Internet of things.
Inria international chair
Since September, Professor Miguel Anjos has been sharing his time between Polytechnique Montreal and the Inria Lille - Nord Europe research centre. He is currently the holder of an Inria international chair which allows him to collaborate with the Inocs research team for a period of five years. His mission: to study the optimisation of smart electrical distribution systems, more commonly known as “smart grids”.
Relive 20156 through the events that have marked Inria Lille - Nord Europe research center. Partnerships, awards, scientific events or portraits of researchers, let's see the striking facts of our center.
The Sequel project-team, which specializes in sequential machine learning, has been working for the last two years with scientists from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, in a combined team known as Eduband. This team is investigating how machine learning can improve the new educational tools. But can an algorithm measure a student's interest and progress?
Laurence Duchien, elected to the Executive Committee of Technical Council on Software Engineering of the IEEE
Laurence Duchien, member of Spirals project-team* of Inria Lille – Nord Europe research center, has been elected for 2 ans to the Executive Committee of the Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) of the IEEE. This mayor authority is internationally in the community of software engineering.
Inria Awards 2016
The multiservice team responsible for setting up the InriaTech Initiative in Lille : Inria's Support for Research and Innovation Award
In April 2015, the Inria Lille – Nord Europe research centre launched InriaTech, a technology transfer platform designed to increase the exchanges with companies, many of which are local. Result of a collective dynamic, this pilot initiative is an central element of the Institut’s national policy of promoting such transfers. The multiservice team responsible for setting up InriaTech is receiving the award for its involvement in the creation of this ‘innovation accelerator’.