Scientific Prizes and Awards
The Télécom group of the Institut Mines-Télécom Schools' Researchers and Students
Carmelo Velardo and Jean-Luc Dugelay won a Best Student Research Demonstration Award for "Real Time Extraction of Body Soft Biometric for Telemedicine" during the GTTI Thematic Meeting on Multimedia Signal Processing 2012 at Courmayeur (Italy), March, 19-21.
Wiem Taktak and Jean-Luc Dugelay received a Best Student Paper Award for the article "Digital Image Forensics: A 2-step approach for identifying source and detecting forgeries" during "2011 Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia" December 20-22, Sydney, Australia.
|Jean-Luc Dugelay made a FELLOW of the IEEE
This young professor has been awarded the supreme distinction to for his research in the field of 3D imaging and his biometric applications for personal security.
The key results of the work by Jean-Luc Dugelay are in the field of image processing. He has focused his research on several innovative domains in which he is a forerunner: digital watermarking and steganography, face analysis applied to the creation of avatars, then biometrics, the combination of biometrics and video surveillance, and more recently criminal imaging for personal security.
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Jérôme Haerri and Christian Bonnet, Professors in the Mobile Communications Department of Eurecom, received the Best Demo/Poster Award for their poster "Modeling and Simulating ITS Applications with iTETRIS", at the ACM MSWIM 2011 conference, the 14th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, held from 31 October to 4 November in Miami Beach, Florida, United States.
Éric Moulines, a Professor in the Signal and Image Processing department of Telecom ParisTech, wins the 2011 France Télécom Grand Prize from the Science Academy.
Daniel Câmara, Christian Bonnet, Michelle Wetterwald, Navid Nikaein, from the Mobile Communications Department of Eurecom, received a Best Paper Award for “Multicast and Virtual Road Side Units for Multi Technology Alert Messages Dissemination”, on the occasion of the First International Workshop on Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks for Public Safety Systems (21 October, Valence, Spain).
Michèle Wigger, a Professor in the Comelec Department of Telecom ParisTech, in the LTCI, Laboratory for Information Processing and Communication (CNRS–Telecom ParisTech), was one of the 2011 winners of the City of Paris “Emergence(s)” program for the project “Pushing the Performance Limits of Wireless Networks by Exploiting Side-Channels”.
Louis Plissonneau, a PhD Student in the Networks and Security Department of Eurecom, won a Best Student Poster Award at ITC 23: 23rd International Teletraffic Congress (6-8 September, San Francisco, United States), for his poster entitled “Pytomo: A Tool for Analyzing Playback Quality of YouTube Videos”.
Annie Blandin, a Professor at Telecom Bretagne specializing in European law and telecommunications and media law, is one of the French beneficiaries of the 2011 Jean Monnet European Chairs. It is for her work in European law that Annie Blandin has been distinguished. The Chair awarded to her by the European Commission is entitled “European Union and Information Society”.
Francesco Andriulli vient d’être élevé au grade de senior IEEE member
The VTC2011 Best Student Paper Award went to Quang Hien Chu, a PhD Student, and to Jean-Christophe Cousin, a Professor in the Communications and Electronics Department of Telecom ParisTech, for the paper “Experimental Characterization and Modeling of Shadow Fading Correlation for Relaying Systems” at the IEEE74th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2011-Fall(5-8 September, San Francisco, United States).
Julien Cornebise won the NSF/BA Savage Prize, a highly prestigious international prize in Bayesian statistics and methods, in the “Theory and Methods” category. He wrote a PhD thesis in math, co-supervised by Éric Moulines of Telecom ParisTech and Paul Deheuvels of UPMC.
Mehdi Khalfaoui, Kaoutar Elkhiyaoui and Refik Molva, from the Networks and Security Department of Eurecom, won a Best Paper Award for "Privacy Preserving Products Tracking in Clustered Supply Chain", presented at SENSORCOMM 2011, the 5th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications, from 21 to 27 August in Nice, France.
Antitza Dantcheva, a PhD Student, and Jean-Luc Dugelay, a Professor in the Mobile Communications Department of Eurecom, received the Best Presentation Award for the paper “Female Facial Aesthetics based on Soft Biometrics and Photo-Quality”, presented at ICME 2011 (The IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo), held from 11 to 15 July in Barcelona (Spain).
Noël Crespi and Gyu Myoung Lee won the Best Paper Award at the ICNS-9, International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (10-15 July, Glasgow, UK),for their paper entitled “Efficient Mobile IP Location Update Mechanism for Idle Terminals in Optical Wireless Integrated Access Networks”.
The Best Paper Award at the WINSYS/ICETE 2011, International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems(18-21 July, Seville, Spain), was awarded to Jorge A. Pardinas-Mir, a PhD Student, Muriel Muller, Roger Lamberti, and Claude Gimenes, Professors at Telecom SudParis, for their paper entitled “Experimental Validation for TR-UWB Systems by Time Delayed Sampling and Correlation (TDSC)”.
The WISTP'11 Best Paper Award went to Houssem Maghrebi, a PhD Student, Sylvain Guilley and Jean-Luc Danger, Professors in the Communications and Electronics Department of Telecom ParisTech, for their paper “Leakage Squeezing Countermeasure Against High-Order Attacks,” at the WISTP'11, Security & Privacy of Mobile Devices in Wireless Communications conference(1-3 June, Hersonissos, Crete).
At the IEEE-OES Oceans’11 international conference held from 6 to 9 June in Santander (Spain), Sarab Tay, a PhD Student in the Image and Information Processing (ITI) Department of Telecom Bretagne, won the First Prize for a Student Poster, with a poster entitled “Near Sea Surface Target Tracking by Extended Kalman Filtering of the GPS Reflected Signal”.
At the IEEE Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications Conference held from 26 to 29 June in San Francisco (United States-Unis), Arun Singh, a PhD Student in the Mobile Communications Department of Eurecom, was awarded the Best Student Paper Award for “Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff for the Non-Separated Two-Way Relay DF Channel”, co-written with Petros Elia, Kiran T. Gowda and David Gesbert.
Ricardo Rosales, a PhD Student in the Electronics and Physics (EPH) Department of Telecom SudParis, won the Best Student Paper Award at the 23rd IEEE Indium Phosphide and Related Materials International Conference (IPRM'2011) held in Berlin in May. The prize was awarded for his paper entitled “High Repetition Rate Two-Section InAs/InP Quantum-Dash Passively Mode Locked Lasers”.
Aurélie Chan Yong, a PhD Student in the Optics Department of Telecom Bretagne and a member of the Foton Laboratory, won the Best Oral Presentation Award at the 2nd EOSMOC (European Optical Society Conference on Manufacturing of Optical Components) held in Munich (Germany) from 23 to 25 May. The presentation entitled “Rapid Prototyping of Diffractive Optical Elements in Micro-Structured Sol-Gel Hybrid Material” was drawn from an article co-written with Kevin Heggarty, a Professor in the Optics Department, Christiane Carré and Denis Battarel.
Rizwan Ghaffar, a PhD Student in the Mobile Communications Department of Eurecom, received a Best Student Paper Award for a paper co-written with Umer Salim, Irfan Ghauri and Raymond Knopp on “Mixed CSIT DL Channel: Gains with Interference-Aware Receivers”, presented at the 17th edition of the European Wireless Conference 2011 held in Vienna, Austria, from 27 to 29 April.
Elmar Eisemann, an Assistant Professor in the Signal and Image Processing Department of Telecom ParisTech, was awarded the Eurographics Young Researcher Award 2011.
Tobias Ritschel, a PhD Student in the Signal and Image Processing (TSI) Department of Telecom ParisTech, was awarded the Eurographics PhD Award 2011 for his thesis in graphic informatics at the Max-Planck-Institut Informatik, Sarrebruck (Germany).
Petros Elia,aProfessor in the Mobile Communications Department of Eurecom, was awarded the “Distinguished Achievement Award” by the Newcom++ Network of Excellence
David GESBERT, professor at Télécom Lille1, elevated to the rank of IEEE Fellow
Marco Balduzzi, a PhD student in the Eurecom Networks and Security Department, received a Best Paper Award for “Automated Discovery of Parameter Pollution Vulnerabilities in Web Application”, co-written with Davide Balzarotti and Engin Kirda and presented at the NDSS'11, 8th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (6-9 February, San Diego, California, United States).
Michel Ney, a Professor in the Microwaves Department of Telecom Bretagne in charge of the LABSTICC “Device and Systems Modeling” team, was elevated to the grade of IEEE Fellow, the highest rank of membership. He was rewarded for his fruitful contributions to electromagnetic modeling. Michel Ney is the fourth IEEE Fellow at Telecom Bretagne, coming after Claude Berrou, Christian Roux and René Garello.
The grade of IEEE Fellow was awarded to Professor David Gesbert, head of the Information Theory group in the Mobile Communications Department of Eurecom. The prestigious distinction was awarded to this young professor for his research work in MIMO (multiple input multiple output) systems and their applications in wireless communications networks.To find out more