Francois Chaumette

  • Partner Investigator
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  • French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation
  • 2014 - 2021

Francois Chaumette was born in Nantes, France and graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique, Nantes, in 1987. Francois received a PhD and “Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches” in Computer Science from the University of Rennes, France, in 1990 and 1998 respectively.

Since 1990, Francois has been with Inria in Rennes. His current position is Senior Research Scientist (“Directeur de Recherche”). Francois was the head of the Lagadic group, a common group to Inria Rennes Bretagne Atlantique and Irisa. He is now a member of the Rainbow group.

François is a Fellow of the IEEE and serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Robotics Research and as Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Robotics. He was a Founding Editor of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (2016-2019).

Francois’ research interests include visual serving, active vision, robotics, and computer vision.

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