Research Areas

Statistical signal processing.
Bayesian statistics.
Spatio-temporal modeling and inference.
Sequential Monte-Carlo methods (SMC) / particle filtering.
Markov Chain Monte-Carlo (MCMC) : Metropolis-Hastings, Gibbs sampler...



Research contract with CEA/DAM [principal investigator] Sequential Statistical Methods to identify sources of pollution


ANR JCJC project [participant] - PISCES - Adaptive importance sampling methods for Bayesian inference in complex systems


ANR JCJC project [participant] - BoB - Bayes on a Budget - big data and expensive models. Collaboration with Painleve Lab. (Univ. Lille), INRIA Lille


French / Singaporean cooperation project [principal investigator] - Statistical Models and Methods for Urban Air Pollution Forecasting using Participatory Sensing. Collaboration with A*STAR (Singapore)


``Futur & Ruptures'' project [principal investigator] - SMART: From data to knowledge: Statistical Modeling and Estimation of Heterogeneous Sensor Data. Collaboration with University College London (UK), Sheffield University (UK), A*STAR (Singapore)


ANR project BNPSI [participant] (Website) - Bayesian NonParametric methods for Signal and Image processing (Collaboration with Alea Team (INRIA Bordeaux), IMS (University of Bordeaux), IRIT (University of Toulouse), CEA-LIST)


BQR project supported by both University of Lille1 and Centrale Lille : Models and Methods for Sensor Networks: Collaboration with Alea Team (INRIA Bordeaux), IMS (University of Bordeaux), IRIT (University of Toulouse), CEA-LIST


Research contract with CEA/DAM [principal investigator] Statistical Methods for estimating sources of pollution


MALICE (funded by the GIS 3SGS, FR) : Source Term Estimation methods (Leader - Collaboration CEA/DAM and UTT)
DISCOVER (funded by the Institut TELECOM, FR) : Multiple objects tracking in video (Leader - Collaboration INRETS)


Tracking Cluster Project, Data and Information Fusion Defence Technology Centre (DIF/DTC), UK : Bayesian tracking methods for coordinated group motion.
Program on Sequential Monte-Carlo methods - SAMSI, USA, Tracking Working group : Multi-Target tracking, Source term estimation/Plume tracking and Biological imaging...
Leader of the Multi-Target tracking subgroup.


Gareth W. Peters, Chair Professor - Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Ido Nevat, Researcher - A*STAR, Sense and Sense Abilities Group, Singapore
Tomoko Matsui, Professor - Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISM), Tokyo - Japan
Simon Godsill, Professor - University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Lyudmila Mihaylova, Professor - Lancaster University, United Kingdom

During the Past:
Avishy Carmi, Research Fellow - Israel Institute of Technology / Technion , Israel
Julien Cornebise, Research Associate - University College London, United Kingdom
Hichem Snoussi, Professor - UTT, France
Louahdi Khoudour, Researcher - INRETS, France


PhD Students

Roland Lamberti (Since March 2015) co-supervised with F. Desbouvries and Y. Petetin

Past Students / Researchers

Harizo Rajaona (2013-2016) co-supervised with Y. Delignon and in collaboration with CEA & ARIA Technologies.
Thi Le Thu NGUYEN (Phd Student 2011-2014) : SMC Samplers for Bayesian Inference in Complex Systems
Adrien ICKOWICZ (Post-Doc 2011-2012) : now Postdoc researcher at CSIRO Mathematics, Informatics, Statistics (Australia)
Nghi TRUONG (Post-doc 2011-2012) : now Lecturer at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam.

More details in my CV