Academic work


  • Orlane LeQuellenec, PhD: Model-based reinforcement learning for the control of partially observable piecewise semi-Markov decision processes. with Benoîte de Saporta and Regis Sabbadin, since October 2022
  • Vianney Bruned, CIFRE PhD: Statistical analysis and automatic interpretation of oil logs using high-performance computing with André Mas and Sylvain Wlodarczyk
    Defended November 2018
  • Louis Raynal, PhD: unofficial PhD supervision with Jean-Michel Marin
    Defended September 2019
  • Irene Marinas, postdoc: statistical methods for longitudinal RNASeq modelization with Sophie Lèbre


  • Member of the “commission interdisciplinaire 51” of the CNRS: Jan 2019 – Aug 2022.
  • Scientific coordinator of the KIM Data & Life Sciences initiative from MUSE Montpellier: Oct 2018 – Feb 2020.
  • VP of the “commission de section 26” at the Université de Montpellier: June 2016 – Feb 2020
  • Reviewer for Bioinformatics, BMC Bioinformatics, Electronic Journal of Statistics, NIPS, and Blood
  • Expert for the Interdisciplinary commission of the national “Plan Cancer” instance in the 2019 session.


  • Fall 2016, 2018,2019  Introduction to statistics for 3rd year students in engineering
  • Fall 2015 and 2016  Modeling natural phenomena, 1st year ENS Cachan
  • Fall 2015  Introduction to statistics for 1st year Masters students
  • Fall 2013  Mathematical modeling for 2nd year Bsc students
  • Fall 2013  Mathematical modeling for final year Bsc students
  • Spring 2013  Statistical modeling for 1st year Masters students
  • Fall 2012  Probability theory for the preparation of the competitive admission to AgroVeto for 2nd year Bsc students
  • January 2012 Probability theory – intensive workshop
  • Fall 2011  General mathematics for 3rd year students in engineering
  • 2008–2009 Mathematics for students of preparatory classes

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