Born 1961, Married, two children.
Directeur de recherches au CNRS (senior researcher—DRCE1 since october 2013), posted to laboratoire LIP, ENS-Lyon.
Chargé de mission, ST2I department of CNRS, from april 2006 to september 2009.
Head of laboratoire LIP (91 people in sept. 2004) from september 2001 to june 2006.
Engineer degree, ENSIMAG, June 1983
PhD degree, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Sept. 1985
"Habilitation à diriger des recherches", Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Nov. 1989
Since 1989, supervisor or co-supervisor of 22 PhD students: Jean-Marc Pignolet, Philippe François, Yvan Herreros, Sylvanus Kla, Jean-Claude Bajard, Hong-Jin Yeh, Christophe Mazenc, Xavier Merrheim, Marc Daumas , Arnaud Tisserand, Vincent Lefèvre, Olivier Peyran, Claire Finot , David Defour, Saurabh Raina, Sylvain Chevillard, Mioara Joldes, Adrien Panhaleux, Erik Martin-Dorel, Serge Torres, Valentina Popescu, Antoine Plet.
Member of the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Computers from 1996 to 2000 (two 2-year terms) , and again since january 2014.
Former member of INRIA's "Commission d'Evaluation"
General chair of the 10th IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic (ARITH-10, Grenoble, France, June 1991)
Program chair of "Real Numbers and computers 1" (Saint-Etienne, France, April 1995)
Co-program Chair of the 13th IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic (ARITH-13, Asilomar, USA, July 1997)
General Chair of SCAN-97 (Lyon, Sept. 1997)
General Chair of the 14th IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic (ARITH-14, Adelaide, Australia, April 1999)
Co-program Chair of the 18th IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic (ARITH-18, Montpellier, France)
of the 22nd IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic (ARITH-22, Lyon,
Guest editor of various special issues of journals, author of two research books: see publications
of the steering committees of the Arith and RNC conferences
Vice-Member of the
Scientific council of Grenoble
Member of the
Scientific council of Ecole
Normale Supérieure de Lyon (2010-2014)
Member of the
Scientific Council of CERFACS
Best paper award, ASAP 2011 (with
F. de Dinechin, B. Pasca and A. Plesco)
2nd Seymour Cray France award, 1991
de bronze du CNRS, 1990
Senior Member of the IEEE
Modification: september 29, 2016