Nokia and Inria announced the renewal of their joint lab for a four-year period. The announcement took place during an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Inria with Marcus Weldon, Nokia CTO and Nokia Bell Labs President, and Antoine Petit, Inria CEO.
On the occasion of Inria's 50th anniversary, Qwant and Inria have just signed a strategic research partnership agreement entitled "Smart Search and Privacy". This collaboration takes the form of a joint laboratory, for a duration of four years, focusing on the themes of information searches on the Web, security, programming languages, new data published on the Web, the processing of multimedia resources and the respect of privacy.
Collège de France
The Chair of Informatics and Computational Sciences at the Collège de France for the year 2017-2018 is awarded to Claire Mathieu, computer scientist and mathematician, and research director at the CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research). The inaugural lecture will be given on Thursday 16 November 2017 at 6.00pm.
On 1 May, the collaboration between the GeoStat project team, the Laboratory of Astrophysics of Bordeaux (university of Bordeaux / CNRS)and the Institute of Physics in Cologne/KOSMA group was made official. Called GENESIS: GENeration and Evolution of Structure in the InterStellar medium, the vocation of this French-German partnership is to understand the structure and evolution of the interstellar medium and, more specifically, the mechanism of star formation.
Through its start-ups and project teams specialising in High Performance Computing (HPC), Inria will be participating from 12 to 17 November 2017 in the annual international conference on SuperComputing to be held in Denver, Colorado.
Fabrice Rouillier, head of Inria's Ouragan project team, has been elected Chairman of Animath. He takes over from Martin Andler who founded the association in 1998.
Inria Awards 2017
Lets's discover the men and women who contribute to innovative computer science and mathematics and drive the development of our digital world. The Inria awards also underline the contributions of research and innovation support teams who play a significant part in the efficiency and successes of Inria. All the 2017 awards have been honoured during the Inria 50th birthday event at the CENTQUATRE-PARIS on novembre 7th 2017.
- Inria Awards
- Olivier Gascuel
- Quantic computer
- Anne-Marie Kermarrec
- Mazyar Mirrahimi
On Tuesday 31 October 2017, Alexis Brice, Director General of the ICM, Antoine Petit, Chairman and CEO of Inria and François Sillion, Deputy CEO for Science, launched the Inria Neuromarkers Project Lab, the new IPL seeking to design new IT and statistical approaches for the prediction and study of the evolution of neurodegenerative diseases.
Inria Research Centers
- Demian Wassermann : code our current knowledge of the brain
- Proxima: towards safer processors
- Yanlei Diao is awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for her "Big Fast Data" project
- Francis Bach, winner of a 2016 ERC Consolidator Grant
- Inria’s Alpage project team: historians and computer scientists unite in the European Parthenos project