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Sébastien Briot

Sébastien Briot

Sébastien Briot received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering in 2004 from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) of Rennes (France). Then, he began a PhD thesis, under the supervision of Prof. Vigen Arakelian, at the INSA of Rennes and received the PhD degree in 2007. He worked at the Ecole de Technologie Supérieure of Montreal (Canada) with Prof. Ilian Bonev as a postdoctorate fellow in 2008. Since 2009, he is a full-time CNRS researcher at the LS2N (ex-IRCCyN Lab.) in Nantes (France). Since 2017, he is the head of the ARMEN research team at LS2N.

His research fields concern the design optimization of robots and the analysis of their dynamic performance. He also studies the impact of sensor-based controllers on the robot performance. He is the author of more than 30 referred journal papers, 2 books and 3 inventions.

Dr. Briot received the Award of the Best Ph.D. Thesis in Robotics from the French CNRS for year 2007. In 2011, he received two other awards: the Award for the Best Young Researcher from the French Region Bretagne and the Award for the Best Young Researcher from the French Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (SF-ASME).

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