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Careers at Inria - Interview
Since 2009, Jérôme Béchu has been working as a young graduate engineer within the FLOWERS team at Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest. Under the guidance of Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, this team conducts research into the emerging area of developmental and social robotics. Jérôme Béchu assists the FLOWERS team in setting up experimental robotics platforms. He runs us through his tasks and projects.
On the 4th and 5th of April 2015, six scientific culture centres invite you to join in and help build Poppy, Inria's little open source robot.
European Research Council 2009
Pierre-Yves Oudeyer received a grant worth €1.5 million for his project. An unusual career between high-tech fundamental research and experimental applications accessible to the general public, a revival of robotics and a journey to the sources of human language. Pierre-Yves Oudeyer had some weighty plus points when he presented his project to the ERC. Through the grant obtained in autumn 2009, the head of the FLOWERS team was promoted European "scientific leader" in robotics.
Introducing computing and robotics in schools is child's play! That is the message the Flowers team wishes to get across using IniRobot, an introductory learning sequence to robotics.
Thomas Cedeborg and Simon Labarthe, respectively PHD from Flowers team and Carmen team, have received the THESAQT award, which recognise their thesis works, during a local event about innovation (NOVAQT).
The Educatec-Educatice exhibition is a key event bringing together education professionals. Kidlearn, a project run by the Flowers team from Inria’s Bordeaux–Sud-Ouest centre and ENSTA–Paris Tech, will be presented at the Inria stand in Paris from 20 to 22 November.
The Poppy robot - which was designed by Inria scientists and came to life within the FLOWERS project team - has, over time, become an invaluable assistant in the educational world, in its different forms: Poppy Humanoid , Poppy Torso , Poppy Ergo Junior , Handy ... At the beginning of May, two teams of students won the national final of RoboCup France thanks to Poppy Ergo Jr. and will be heading off to Montreal at the end of June for the world final.