born on june 2, 1955.
lives in Lyon Croix-Rousse.
engineer degree in physics and electronics from ICPI Lyon (now CPE Lyon), in 1978.
doctor-engineer degree in automatic control and signal processing from INPG Grenoble, in 1982.
"doctorat d'état ès sciences physiques" from INPG Grenoble, in 1987.
joined CNRS in 1982, research director since 1994 (outstanding class since 2012).
member of the signal processing department of ICPI Lyon (now CPE Lyon) from 1982 to 1990, head of the lab from 1987 to 1989.
member of the physics department of Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon since 1991, head of the group SiSyPh ("Signals, Systems and Physics") from 1991 to 2003.
invited long stay researcher at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences (Cambridge, UK) from july to december 1998.
adjunct-director of GdR ISIS from 1998 to 2001, director from 2002 to 2005.
"advisory professor" at the East China Normal University, Shanghai (PRC) since 2006.
associate editor of IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing (1993-1995, 2008-2011), IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2014-2016), Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis , Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications, Signal, Image and Vision Processing, Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis and Signal Processing (until 2005).
"Guest Editor" of the "Special Issue on Wavelets and Signal Processing" of IEEE Trans. on Signal Proc., Vol. SP-41, No. 12, 1993.
"Guest Editor" of the "Special Issue on Time-Frequency Analysis and Applications" of IEEE Signal Proc. Mag., 2013.
co-director of the pre-doctoral Les Houches summer school "Signal Processing - Recent Developments" in 1993.
"Technical Program Chairman" of the IEEE-SP International Symposium on Time-Frequency and Time-Scale Analysis, Philadelphia (PA), 1994.
co-director of the spring school "1/f" at the Les Houches Physics Center in 1996.
co-director of the summer school "Physics-Signal-Physics" at the Les Houches Physics Center in 2002.
program chairman of the GRETSI symposium in 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011
co-director of the summer school "Wavelets and Multifractal Analysis" at the Institut d'Etudes Supérieures de Cargèse in 2004.
"Special Sessions co-Chairman" of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc. ICASSP-06, Toulouse, 2006.
director of the annual summer school on signal and image processing at Peyresq in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 (Peyresq@Porquerolles), 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
member of the technical committee "Signal Processing Theory and Methods" of the IEEE ("Signal Processing Society") from 1993 to 2003.
president of the GRETSI association.
1991: Philip Morris (mathematics) scientific prize
2001: SPIE "Wavelet Pioneer Award".
2001: Michel Monpetit prize from the French Academy of sciences.
2002: fellow IEEE.
2009: fellow EURASIP.
2010: silver medal from CNRS.
2010 : member of the French Academy of sciences.
2011-2012 : "Distinguished Lecturer" of the IEEE Signal Processing Society.
2014 : chevalier de l'ordre national des palmes académiques.