Nozha Boujemaa, Director of the Inria Saclay Ile-de-France research centre
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Nozha Boujemaa has been appointed Director of the Inria Saclay Ile-de-France research centre. She works on the development of the Inria Saclay – Île-de-France research centre, striving for, at the Saclay centre, the strengthening of an international-scale research and innovation campus.
Nozha Boujemaa holds an HDR (habilitation to advise doctoral theses) in computer science, is an Inria research director, and, since 2000, has directed the work of the IMEDIA project-team. A specialist in interactive information indexing and searching through visual content, she contributed to the emergence of new-generation multimedia search engines. She is a founding member of ACM (International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval) and its steering committee.
She has served as the scientific coordinator of several European projects and led many scientific expertise missions with French, European, and American institutions. She has been a member of the Inria evaluation committee (2004-2008) and a member of the management team of the Inria Paris - Rocquencourt centre.