HdR Defense of Jérôme Malick – Thu., Jan 26th

On Thu., Jan 26th, J. Malick defended its Habilitation to direct researches entitled Variational-analysis look at combinatorial optimization and other selected topics in optimization” at the Maison Jean Kuntzmann, on the Grenoble Campus in front of an international jury composed of:

  • Alexandre d’Aspremont, ENS Ulm
  • Jérome Bolte, Toulouse School of Economics
  • Gérard Cornuéjols, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Jean Lasserre, LAAS-CNRS
  • Nabil Layaida, Inria
  • Yurii Nesterov, Université de Louvain (Belgique)
  • Michael Overton, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU

The jury unanimously enjoyed the clarity of the manuscript and presentation as well as the pertinence of his research in modern optimization.

link: http://ljk.imag.fr/membres/Jerome.Malick/hdr.html

Journée Machine Learning Optimisation @ Lyon, December 13th 2016

M. Clausel , Laurent Condat (Gipsa-lab), Julie Digne (LIRIS), and Raphaelle Chaine (LIRIS) organize a one-day workshop on Recent advances in Machine Learning and Optimization  at Lyon, December 13th, 2016.
Registration is free but mandatory before Nov. 18th.
Speakers: L. Condat, C. Wolf, C. Bouveyron, R. Emonet.

link: http://ama.liglab.fr/ATLAS/index.php?title=Journ%C3%A9e_Machine_Learning_Optimisation

Funding from Gdr ISIS

The project ON FIRE – Calibration of future large interferometers was awarded a “Jeunes Chercheurs” (young researchers) grant from the GdR ISIS.

It is a collaboration between F. Iutzeler, Mohammed Nabil El Korso (LEME, Paris X), Arnaud Breloy (LEME, Paris X), and Rémi Flamary (Laboratoire Lagrange, Nice).