Price and Distinction
Two researchers from PolSys, a joint team between Inria, the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and Sorbonne University, have just won the prestigious Atos-Joseph Fourier Award for their work in the field of quantum computing. The objective: to find encryption solutions that can withstand the quantum computer.
Prize and Award
Early July, the 6th Lagrange Prize in Continuous Optimization was awarded to Francis Bach, head of the Sierra team at the Inria Paris centre, and to two of the team's former post-doctoral researchers.
Prix et distinction
At the end of May, Xavier Leroy, head of the Gallium project team at Inria, was appointed professor at the Collège de France for the "Software Sciences" permanent chair. This is great recognition for his scientific career, but also for the discipline he champions: fundamental computer science.
European Research Council 2017
The European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants are awarded each year to senior scientists to reward the excellence of their research work and to enable them to carry out an exploratory project over five years.
Chaire Louis Vuitton
The new Louis Vuitton chair of excellence on artificial intelligence was inaugurated today, Thursday 12 April 2018, at the ENS in Paris. Here we meet Ivan Laptev, project leader and Inria researcher in the joint project team Willow at the Computer Science department of the École Normale Supérieure (ENS Paris / Inria / CNRS).
Dirk Drasdo, a researcher with the Mamba project team, is again taking part in the EASL Congress, a major hepatology conference taking place from 11 to 15 April at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles – Pavillon 7 - 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles. For this occasion, Dirk Drasdo tells us about his exciting research on the liver.
Google Fellowship 2018
Éric Fleury is taking up the position of head of the Inria Paris research centre as of 1 April 2018. Appointed by François Sillion, Inria's acting CEO, he succeeds Isabelle Ryl who is joining the institute's directorate-general as Deputy CEO for Transfer and Industrial Partnerships.