Christophe Paul's Vitae

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Christophe Paul Ph.D
LIRMM, 161 rue Ada
34392 Montpellier cedex 5
France

Tel: (+33) 4 67 41 86 76
Fax: (+33) 4 67 41 85 00
Email: paul @ lirmm.fr
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Current Position

Researcher (directeur de recherche, DR2) at the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique).

Education

  • Habilitation thesis, Université de Montpellier, France, July 2006
  • Ph.D. in computer science, Université de Montpellier, France, January 1998.
  • MS degree (DEA) in computer science, Université de Montpellier, France, June 1994.
  • Degrees (Licence, Maîtrise) in computer science and mathematics.

Employment 

Since October 2009:
Full time research (director of research) at the CNRS with the LIRMM, Montpellier, France.

Since Sept 2007:
Back to the  LIRMM, Montpellier, France.
Aug 2006 - Aug 2007:
Sabbatical at McGill University (School of Computer Science), Montréal, Canada
Oct 2001 - July 2006:
Full time researcher (chargé de recherche) at the CNRS with the LIRMM, Montpellier, France.
Oct 1998 - Sep 2001:
Assistant professor (maître de conférences), LaBRI, Université de Bordeaux, France.
Oct 1997 - Sept 1998:
Teaching assistant in computer science at the Université de Montpellier, France.
Oct 1994 - Sep 1997:
Ph.D student (grant from the French ministry of Education and Research) at the LIRMM, Université de Montpellier, France.

Administration duties

  • Since July 1st, 2015; deputy director of the LIRMM
  • 2014-2015 : head of the scientific council of the LIRMM
  • 2012-2013 : director of the Computer Science Department of the LIRMM
  • 2010-2011 : deputy director of the Computer Science Department of the LIRMM
  • Since 2008 : co-head of ALGCO research group (LIRMM)
  • 2002-2008 : head or co-head of VAG research group (LIRMM)

Program committees (since 2007)

  • Chair of the 7th workshop on Graph Classes, Optimization, and Width Parameters - GROW, Aussois, 2015, France.
  • PC member for WG 2015, Lübeck, Germany
  • co-Chair of the third workshop on graph decomposition, CIRM-Marseille, 2015, France.
  • PC member for ICGT 2014, Grenoble, France
  • PC member for WG 2013, Lübeck, Germany
  • PC member for APEX 2013, Riga, Latvia
  • PC member for ISAAC 2013, Hong-Kong
  • Member of STACS steering committee (2012-2017)
  • PC member for WG 2011, Tepla, Cekz Republic
  • PC member for IPEC 2010, Chennai, India
  • PC member for STACS 2010, Nancy, France
  • Chair of the Workshop on graph decomposition, CIRM-Marseille, 2010, France
  • PC chair for WG 2009, Montpellier, France
  • Scientific committee member for AGAPE 2009, Lozari, Corsica
  • PC member for WG 2008, Durham, UK
  • Chair of the Workshop on graph decomposition, CIRM-Marseille, 2008, France
  • PC member for COSI 2007, Oran, Algérie (and COSI 2006, 2005)

Project grants (since 2006)

  • Leader of the ANR project GRAAL (blan-06-0148) on graph decompositions (2006-2009)
  • Member of the ANR project Phylariane on Phylogenomic (2008-2011)
  • Member of the ANR project AGAPE on parameterized complexity and exact algorithms (2009-2012)
  • PHC Aurora on Efficient algorithms for graph modification problems (2012-2013)
  • Grant "Chercheur d'avenir Languedoc Roussillon" KERNEL - on kernelization and data preprocessing (2012-2015)
  • Grant from the LabEx NumEV "AC/DC - Combinatorial algorithms for data-clustering" (2015-2016)