Training and Qualifications

 
 
 
 
 
PhD from Centrale Nantes, specializing in Architecture and Urban Studies
Sep 2017 – Nov 2020 Dijon

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)

Supervision:

  • 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
 
 
 
 
 
‘Diplôme d’Ingénieur’ of Centrale Nantes
Sep 2013 – Jun 2017 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: Gap year
    • Development of digital applications for heritage (8 months)
    • Advanced go practice during a trip to Japan (6 months).
  • Fourth year: Research Major.
 
 
 
 
 
Student in ‘Classes Préparatoires’
Sep 2010 – Jun 2013 Dijon
A 2-year intensive course in mathematics, physics and chemistry, preparing for the national competitive entry examinations for French Schools of Engineering.

Professional experience

 
 
 
 
 
Associate Professor
IMT Atlantique
Dec 2020 – Present Brest
  • Member of the Inuit team, from the Lab-STICC lab
 
 
 
 
 
Doctoral Contract
Centrale Nantes / Inria
Apr 2015 – Sep 2015 [Nantes Rennes]

Perception and Interaction in Augmented Reality

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

 
 
 
 
 
Final Year Internship
CLARTE (Technology Resource Center Specializing in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Emerging Technologies)
Apr 2017 – Sep 2017 Laval
Development of an industrial and collaborative application in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
 
 
 
 
 
Research project
Centrale Nantes
Sep 2016 – Mar 2017 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.

 
 
 
 
 
Research project
Network « Usages Des Patrimoines Numérisés » (UDPN) – Univ. Paris 13
Jan 2016 – Feb 2016 [Nantes Paris]

« 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.

 
 
 
 
 
Interdisciplinary research project
Univ. Nantes & LS2N Lab.
Oct 2015 – Dec 2015 Nantes

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.

 
 
 
 
 
Second Year Internship
LS2N Lab.
Apr 2015 – Sep 2015 Nantes
Development of Augmented Reality applications to enhance technical or heritage objects Participation in the exhibition “Planetary Travel” at `La Cité des Congrès de Nantes’

Collaborations

collab/unisa
University of South Australia

Bruce Thomas

collab/bit
Beijing Institute of Technology

Yue Liu, Yuan Gao

collab/tit
Tokyo Institute of Technology (Augmented Vision Lab)

Yuta Itoh

Involvement in academic research

Reviewing

International Conferences

  • IEEE ISMAR 2021 – 20th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality
    • Member of the Program Committee for Conference and Journal Papers
  • IEEE VR 2021 – IEEE Virtual Reality Conference 2021
    • Member of the Program Committee for Conference Papers
  • IEEE ISMAR 2020 – 19th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality
    • Member of the Program Committee for Conference Papers
  • CoG 2020 – IEEE Conference of Games 2020
  • IEEE VR 2020 – IEEE Virtual Reality Conference 2020
  • IEEE ISMAR 2019 – 18th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality

Journals

  • Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments
  • IEEE TVCG – Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics

Conference Organization

  • Member of the organizing committee of ISMAR2017

Teaching

 
 
 
 
 
IMT Atlantique
Engineering program
IMT Atlantique
Sep 2021 – Present Brest
  • First year program (eq. L3)
    • BD IHM (human-computer interface)
      • Practicals, 2021- now, 16,5h / year
  • Second and third year, HCI major (eq. M1-2)
    • RAUG (computer vision and augmented reality)
      • Lecture and practicals, 2021-now
 
 
 
 
 
École Centrale de Nantes
Engineering program
École Centrale de Nantes
Sep 2017 – Jun 2020 Brest
  • First year program (eq. L3)
    • ALGPR (algorithm and programming)
      • Practicals, 2017-2019, 18h / year
    • Supervision of industrial projects
      • 2017-2020, 2 project groups / year
  • Second and third year, Virtual Reality major (eq. M1-2)
    • VSION (computer vision and augmented reality)
      • Practicals, 2017-2020, 28h / year
    • Initiation to the use of 3D software (Unity)
      • Practicals, 2018-2020, 6h / year
    • COARV (advanced knowledge in virtual reality)
      • Practicals and supervision of projects, 2018-2020, 22h / year
    • Supervision of application projects
      • 2017-2020, total: ~15 projects
 
 
 
 
 
École Polytechnique
Master program “Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Visual Computing”
École Polytechnique
Feb 2020 – Feb 2020 Brest
  • One-day intervention (lecture and practicals) dedicated to Augmented Reality, as part of the “Virtual / Augmented Reality & 3D Interactions” major
    • Feb. 2020, 6h

Other activities

Outreach and Valorization

Pint of Science 2018 - Nantes

Outreach intervention on perceptual biases in virtual and augmented displays.

Innovatives SHS 2019

Presentation of the laboratory’s project Coraulis (Observation center in augmented reality and sound immersion site) at the annual CNRS (French National Research Agency) humanities exhibition.

Administrative Responsibilities

Centrale Nantes

  • Student representative on the Board of Studies (2014-2016)
  • PhD Student representative on the Board of Directors (2018-2019)
  • PhD Student representative on the Scientific Council (2019-2020)

AAU Lab.

  • Member of the Laboratory Council (2019-2020)

Personal Interests