2005 - 2006
MSc in Computer Science at Paris XI University (Orsay), with a cognitive sciences specialization, with highest honors (mention Très Bien)

2001 - 2005
Engineer diploma in Computer Science, Electronic and Automatic at esiea Paris (Ecole Supérieure d'Informatique - Electronique - Automatique), with highest honors (mention Très Honorable avec les félicitations du jury).

2000 - 2001
Preparatory class PCSI (Physics Chemistry Engineer Sciences) at Lycée Blaise Pascal (Orsay).

July 2000
High School Diploma in science, with highest honors (mention Très Bien).

Professional experience

March - Aug. 06
LIMSI (Orsay)

Research master internship working on the conception of a formal language for conversational agents requests by a corpus study made within the framework of the DAFT project, under the responsability of Jean-Paul Sansonnet.

March - Dec. 05
As An Angel (Paris)
Assistant R&D project manager

End of engineer studies internship devoted to the creation and the optimization of a lexico-semantic parser in Java and Python for an entertaining conversational agent. The Simdate project development was the first step to a second generation dialog technology (where the agent is proactive) based on a semantic ontology and the use of attentional structures (frames). That technology is eventually meant to be used for the agents developed and sold by the company.
Involvement in the deployment of several web agents and their prototypes by creating the pages and the communication functions in Javascript between the agents and the website.
Development of a new animation platform in Flash for the commercial conversational agents.

June - July 04
Xerox Europe (Uxbridge, UK)
SAP Developer

Technical internship to develop a web interface for an electronic documents repository online under SAP. This toolkit helped to speed up the work of european developers in order to create an integrated and compatible document management system for all the european countries.

2003 - 2004
SIAP research area - esiea (Paris)

Installation of a Second Generation METEOSAT satellite image reception station for the Satellite Image Acquisition and Processing research team, under the responsability of Laurent Beaudoin. Conception of a hardware and software archive system (3 Tb/year), in collaboration with Jean-Claude Bergès from the MSG research group.

June - Aug. 03
FLD Actua-Media (Saint-Aubin)

Technical internship as C network developer under FreeBSD. Client-Server development and network switches configuration through SNMP.

2002 - 2003
Air esiea (Paris)

Management of esiea Aerospace Association's hardware (10 computers) and development of a stars cartography software in Java.

July 2002
Xerox France (Paris)

Internship as employee of Xerox Consumables Department.

2001 - 2002
Arts Association - esiea (Paris)

Communication campaign to promote comics in the school, management of the comics books library and development of a dedicated software and database (PHP + MySQL).

July 2001
Xerox France (Paris)

Website conception and development of dedicated tools (HTML editor in VisualBasic) for Xerox France Enterprise Committee.

Teaching activities

2003 - 2004

Training and supervision of human education activities of 1st year students, under the responsability of Michel Boulanger and Fernand Claude.

2002 - 2003

Professor assistant in esiea electronic lab for first years students, under the supervision of Eric Konieczny.

Computer skills

Operating systems
Mastering Windows 95 to XP and NT, DOS.
Good knowledge of GNU/Linux.
Experience with FreeBSD.

High level : C, Java, Python, Visual Basic 5, Prolog, Lisp, Lex, Yacc.
Web : HTML, JavaScript, CSS, ActionScript, PHP, SQL (Oracle, MySQL).
Low level : assembly languages for micro-controllers and 80x86.

Ethernet, Token Ring and X.25.
Protocols TCP, UDP, ICMP, SNMP.

Other skills
Software engineering (UML), formal logic, combinatory and numeric optimisation, data mining, artificial intelligence (artificial life, automatic learning, genetic algorithms and neural networks).

Office work
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Latex.


Mother tongue.

TOEIC : 935 (2004)
TOEFL : 247 Computer Based Test (= 597 Paper Based Test) (2004)

Good knowledge.


Astronomy, computer science and new technologies lover, casual roleplayer.
Passionate reader of science-fiction and fantastic novels (favorite authors: Asimov, K. Dick, Werber).

Last modified on: 09/28/2006

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