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Higher Education

  • 2021 Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches University of Lorraine, LORIA (11-03-2021)
  • 2007-2010 Doctorate in Computational Neurosciences University of Bordeaux 1, IMS (Laboratory of Integration : From Materials to System), UMR-CNRS 5218, Bordeaux France
  • 2006-2007 Master 2 in Cognitive Science University of Bordeaux 2 and IMS Laboratory, France
  • 2005-2006 Master 2 in Mathematics University of Bordeaux 1 , France
    Specializaton: Differential and Algebraic Geometry, Probability and Statistics.
  • 2004-2005 Maîtrise in Mathematics (French equivalent master 1) University of Bordeaux 1 , France
  • 2003-2004 Bachelor in Mathematics, University of Marne-la-Vallée, France
    Speciality : Algebra and Geometry, Numerical Analysis.
  • 2001-2003 2-year Intensive Course, (classes préparatoires MPSI, MP), Saint-Louis and Schweitzer preparatory schools, Paris and Le Raincy, France

Scientific and Teaching Professional Experience

  • Since September 2013: Associate Professor, Université of Lorraine – LORIA (Laboratoire LOrrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications) – CNRS – INRIA, Nancy, France
  • 2012-2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Inria Nancy–Grand-Est, team CORTEX, France
  • 2012-2013: Temporary Teaching Assistant Université de Lorraine, UFR Mathématiques et Informatique, Nancy, France
  • 2010-2012: Postdoctoral Researcher, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, DFG (Deutsche ForschungsGemeinschaft), Mercator Research Group « Structure of Memory », Bochum, Germany
  • 2007-2010: Doctoral Researcher, Université Bordeaux 1 – IMS (Laboratory Integration form Material to Systems), Bordeaux, France
  • 2007-2010: Temporary Teaching Assistant, ENSEIRB (École Nationale Supérieure d’Électronique, Informatique, Télécommunications de Bordeaux), IUT Bordeaux 1, Bordeaux, France

Scientific Supervision

Ph.D. Theses at the University of Lorraine:

  • Nathalie Azevedo (2018-2021?). Title: Un modèle informatique biologiquement réaliste des oscillations neuronales pathologiques observées dans la maladie de Parkinson. Co-supervision with Dominique Martinez, LORIA
  • Amélie Aussel (2016-2019). Title : Computational Modeling of Healthy and Epileptic Hippocampal Oscillations. Co-supervision with Radu Ranta, CRAN.
  • Francesco Giovannini (2014-2017). Title: Mathematical Modelling of Neural Oscillations in Hippocampal Memory Networks during Waking and under General Anaesthesia.

Student research projects (>20)

Administrative responsibilities

  • Co-head of the Inria Neurosys team (2015 to Dec.2020)

Elected member of:

  • Board of Directors of the OCNS (Organization for Computational Neuroscience) – Newletter Editor (since Dec.2019)
  • Council and Board of the AM2I scientific department of the University of Lorraine (since 2017)
  • Council of IDMC (since 2018)
  • Inria CDT council (Comission de Développement technologique) (2013-2015)

Nominated member of:

  • Steering Committe of the IT-neuro Network (Lorraine regional network in neuroscience) (since 2017)
  • Parity Committee at LORIA

Prizes and Awards

  • 2009: For Women and Science Award L’Oréal France Foundation-UNESCO-French Academy of Sciences
    (ten awardees a year)
  • 2009: Grant from the ACCN (Advanced Courses On Computational Neuroscience) for a scientific stay

Skills and Interests

Computational Neurosciences
Artificial Intelligence
Stochastic Optimization