2019 Eurasip Technical Achievement Award pour Christine Guillemot
Christine Guillemot, director of research at Inria and head of SIROCCO research project team, will receive in september during the international conference EUSIPCO 2019, the 2019 Eurasip Technical Achievement Award. Each year, this award honors a scientist who, over a period of years, has made outstanding technical contributions to theory or practice in technical areas within the scope of the Society, as demonstrated by publications, patents, or recognized impact in this field. Christine Guillemot is rewarded for her contributions to video processing for compression and inverse problems.
Christine Guillemot holds a PhD degree from ENST (Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications) Paris. From 1985 to 1997, she has been with France Telecom, where she has been involved in various projects in the area of coding for TV, HDTV and multimedia. From 1990 to 1991, she has worked at Bellcore, USA, as a visiting scientist. Since November 1997, she is 'Director of Research' at Inria, head of a research team, SIROCCO
, dedicated to the design of algorithms for the image and video processing chain, with a focus on analysis, representation, compression, and editing, including for emerging modalities such as high dynamic range imaging and light fields.
In 2013, Christine Guillemot was elevated to the rank of Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) , the world's largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology. Then in 2015, she was awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant .