For a period of two weeks, beginning on 12 April, the clothing brand Zara has been inviting people to discover the new items from its spring-summer 2018 Studio collection through an augmented reality experience.
From 23-27 April, Inria is taking part in the 27th edition of the most prestigious international conference on the Web, The Web Conference, which this year is organised by the University of Lyon in partnership with the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional council and the Lyon metropolitan authority, in collaboration with the Digital League and IW3C2. Fabien Gandon, leader of the Wimmics project-team, is co-president of the 2017 edition.
European Research Council 2017
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".
The official opening of the new SOPHiA GENETICS offices in Bidart took place on 12 April 2018 with the President of the Region in attendance. It was the perfect opportunity for us to present Nénuphar, a technology developed from the research of the MONC* project-team, which has now been directly integrated into intelligence artificial platform of SOPHiA GENETICS company with the help of SATT Aquitaine Science Transfert.
*MONC is a joint Bordeaux INP and CNRS project-team, located at the Bordeaux Institute of Mathematics (IMB)
European Research Council 2017
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".
Dirk Drasdo, a researcher with the Mamba project team, is again taking part in the EASL Congress, a major hepatology conference taking place from 11 to 15 April at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles – Pavillon 7 - 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles. For this occasion, Dirk Drasdo tells us about his exciting research on the liver.
Google Fellowship 2018
The new Inria Nancy centre research team, MOCQUA, explores emerging computational models such as infinite precision dynamical systems, higher-order computation and quantum computing.
The team’s leader, Emmanuel Jeandel, met with us to explain more about the work of his team, which is made up of nine permanent researchers, a post-doctoral researcher and two PhD students.
Inria and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) signed a memorandum of understanding on Artificial Intelligence in Paris on 5 April 2018. The aim is to promote the development of joint research projects on subjects of common interest in the field of Artificial Intelligence and to encourage the mobility of scientists. This partnership strengthens existing cooperation between Inria and China, particularly through the LIAMA laboratory.
Éric Fleury is taking up the position of head of the Inria Paris research centre as of 1 April 2018. Appointed by François Sillion, Inria's acting CEO, he succeeds Isabelle Ryl who is joining the institute's directorate-general as Deputy CEO for Transfer and Industrial Partnerships.
Inria Research Centers
- Mastering Non-Functional Properties of Software: Energy, Time, Security
- François Baccelli, winner of an ERC Advanced Grant
- Meeting with ERC 2017 laureate George Drettakis
- Meeting with ERC 2017 laureate Xavier Pennec
- Helping Robots Gently Navigate Through Thick Crowds
- The BioMathematica Startup is recipient of NASA Grant
- Inria and the National University of Singapore signed a MoU
- Anne-Marie Kermarrec appointed Officer of the French Legion of Honour
- François Sillion appointed Chevalier of the French Legion of Honour
- Let’s discover the comic strip series which highlights the contribution of digital technology in our daily lives !