Training and Qualifications

2017 – 2020

PhD from Centrale Nantes, specializing in Architecture and Urban Studies

Title: Toward a Characterization of Perceptual Biases in Mixed Reality: A Study of Factors Inducing Distance Misperception

Thesis carried out in the AAU Crenau (Nantes) and Inria (Rennes) labs.

Defended at Nantes on November 24, 2020. (Replay of the defense available here)


  • Guillaume Moreau, École Centrale de Nantes

  • Ferran Argelaguet, Inria Rennes

  • Jean-Marie Normand, École Centrale de Nantes

Jury :

  • Victoria INTERRANTE, University of Minnesota

  • Jean-Louis VERCHER, CNRS

  • Sarah CREEM-REGEHR, University of Utah

  • Valérie GYSELINCK, Gustave Eiffel University

  • Anatole LÉCUYER, Inria Rennes

2013 – 2017

`Diplôme d’Ingénieur’ of Centrale Nantes

Highly selective French Engineering School conferring a diploma equivalent to a Master’s degree.

  • First year: Training as a general engineer, core curriculum.

  • Second year: Major: Virtual Reality

  • Third year: One year of break

    • Working on the development of digital applications for heritage (8 months) (see dedicated section)

    • Practice of go during a trip to Japan (6 months).

  • Fourth year: Research Major.

2010 – 2013

Student in `Classes Préparatoires’

A 2-year intensive course in mathematics, physics and chemistry, preparing for the national competitive entry examinations for French Schools of Engineering.

Professional Experience

Dec 2020 - now

Associate Professor at IMT Atlantique

  • Member of the Inuit team, from the Lab-STICC lab

Oct 2017 - Nov 2020

Doctoral Contract

"Perception and Interaction in Augmented Reality".

Hybrid Team, Inria Rennes / AAU Crenau, École Centrale de Nantes

Apr – Sep 2017

Final Year Internship – CLARTE (Technology Resource Center Specializing in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Emerging Technologies)

Development of an industrial and collaborative application in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Sep 2016 – Mar 2017

Research project – Centrale Nantes

« Influence of the disparity between accommodation and vergence in the perception of augmented reality environments »

Bibliographic research, design and realization of experiments, writing of scientific documents.

Jan – Feb 2016

Research project – Network « Usages Des Patrimoines Numérisés » (UDPN) – Univ. Paris 13

« Modeling and simulation of heritage: for a critical evaluation of digital applications »

Interviews of curators and head of communication of cultural institutions. Analyze of and preparation of a report on the use of digital technologies in French museums.

Oct – Dec 2015

Interdisciplinary research project – Univ. Nantes & LS2N Lab.

Experimentation of new methods of cultural mediation. Development of interactive AR applications based on a 3D environment and a corpus of archive images. In situ interfacing of archive data during the visit of a major cultural venue in the city of Nantes: the Mauduit salons.

Apr – Sep 2015

Second Year Internship – LS2N Lab.

«Development of Augmented Reality applications to enhance technical or heritage objects»

Participation in the exhibition "Planetary Travel" at `La Cité des Congrès de Nantes’

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