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European Research Council 2017

Meeting with ERC 2017 laureate George Drettakis

Anne Schneider - 12/04/2018

George Drettakis, Inria research director at the Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée centre and head of the Grapdeco project-team, specialist in Computer Graphics, has just received the European Research Council (ERC) grant in the Advanced category for the FUNGRAPH proposal "A New Foundation for Computer Graphics with Inherent Uncertainty".

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photo de Xavier Pennec, directeur de recherche Inria ©A.Macarri-Université Côte d'Azur.

European Research Council 2017

Meeting with ERC 2017 laureate Xavier Pennec

Anne Schneider - 11/04/2018

Xavier Pennec, Inria research director at the Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée centre in the Epione team, has just received the European Research Council (ERC) grant in the Advanced category for the G-Statistics project "Foundations of Geometric Statistics and Their Application in the Life Sciences".

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Nomination

David Simplot appointed Director of the Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée research centre

1/01/2018

David Simplot takes up his duties as head of the Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée research centre as of January 1,2018. Appointed by Antoine Petit, CEO of Inria, he succeeds Gérard Giraudon.

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From biometrics to health care

Analysing facial expressions: from biometrics to health care

Stéphanie Salti - 15/12/2017

Antitza Dantcheva, researcher in the Stars team at the Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée centre, is a recipient of the ANR JCJC (Young researchers grant). She is currently working on concrete applications ranging from security to health care.

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Scientific award

Xavier Pennec Fellow of the MICCAI scientific society

26/09/2017

Xavier Pennec, Senior researcher at Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée centre, has been elected as a Fellow of the MICCAI scientific society for “pioneering theoretical contributions grounding the field of computational anatomy, shape statistics and medical image computing”. He is the second scientist from Asclepios project-team being honored with this distinction, along with team leader Nicholas Ayache.
MICCAI (Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention) Society Fellowship was started in 2009 to recognize exceptional contributions to Medical Image Computing and/or Computer-assisted Interventions,of senior members to the MICCAI community.

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European Research Council 2017

Demian Wassermann : code our current knowledge of the brain

Anne Schneider - 6/09/2017

Associate research professor at the Athena project-team at Inria Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée, Demian Wassermann has just received a prestigious 2017 "Starting Grant" from European Research Council (ERC).Specialist on mathematical and computational modelling of the brain, he is going to pursue his research in the formalisation of current anatomical knowledge into a domain specific language (DSL). Meeting with the new laureate, who tells us about his carreer and projects.

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Gérard Berry et Jean-Daniel Boissonnat Gérard Berry présente Jean-Daniel Boissonnat avant sa leçon inaugurale - Collège de France

Collège de France

Inaugural Lecture by Jean-Daniel Boissonnat at Collège de France

Anne Schneider - 14/04/2017

Jean-Daniel Boissonnat is the new holder of the chair  « Informatics and Computational Sciences » at Collège de France.

His lecture ils called "Computational Geometry: data, models, programs". he gace his inaugural lecture at Collège de France on 23 March. Discover or watch again the video of his lecture available on Open access from the Collège de France.website.

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Femmes en Or 2016 Award

Paola Goatin, "Femme en Or" 2016 in the Smart City category

30/11/2016

The 24th edition of the "Femmes en Or" awards innovated this year with two new categories: Femme de Goût , promoting the French art of fine living, and Femme de la Smart City , for the women who make digital technology part and parcel of our cities.

This year the distinction was awarded to Paola Goatin, research director at Inria's Sophia-Antipolis Méditerranée centre and head of the ACUMES project team, for her work applying mathematics and fluid dynamics to road traffic and crowd movement.

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