Inria Awards 2015: two winners in the Saclay - Île-de-France research centre
Marc Lavielle (left), Philippe Giot (right) - © Inria / Photo C. Tourniaire / Photo E. Perrot
Inria announced the winners of five Inria awards in 2015. Among those who will be honoured this year, Marc Lavielle gets the Inria – French Académie des Sciences – Dassault Systèmes Innovation Award and Philippe Giot gets the Research Support Department Inria Award with 8 other members of the Inria Helpdesk project team.
Director of Research at Inria, Marc Lavielle
is a statistician who works on developing new methodologies, primarily in the healthcare sector. Whatever the field of application of his research, Marc Lavielle combines theoretical proofs, collaboration with users and software implementation to develop real tools.
He gets the Inria – French Académie des Sciences – Dassault Systèmes Innovation Award which honors a scientist who has been particularly active in the issues of transfer and innovation in the field of computer science and mathematics.
Marc Lavielle is currently Popix Research team leader and scientific advisor to Lixoft, an Inria spin-off, set up in June 2011.
The Research Support Department Inria Award recognises the commitment and professionalism of 9 Inria employees in deploying a single system for processing and managing traceability of requests for support at Inria. These employees have initiated changes in practice, the tools used and the organisation required to improve quality of service for users of the Inria information system and deploy more efficient access to support.
The winners of these Inria awards will be honoured on October 6th, at an awards ceremony at the Forum des Images in Paris.