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
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.
Dec 2020 - now
Associate Professor at IMT Atlantique
Member of the Inuit team, from the Lab-STICC lab
Oct 2017 - Nov 2020
"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’