• Since 2019, co-animator of groupe with Nicolas Méger, “Learning, Fusion and Remote Sensing” (Apprentissage, Fusion & Télédétection in French) of the LISTIC (16 full and associate professors).
  • Since 2017 march, vice-president of comitee 61 (signal processing) of University Savoie Mont-Blanc.
  • 2017-2019 Animator of groupe “CIT : Knowledge, Images and Remote Sensing” of the LISTIC (11 full and associate professors)
  • 2013-17 Human Resources Mission at LISTIC and member of the executive office of the LISTIC


  • Paper [CI-50] from PhD student Ammar Mian in IGARSS 2019 has been selected for the final contest of best student paper (10 over 350).
  • Best thesis 2019 of ED STIC (Univ. Paris Saclay) for my student Ammar Mian.

Editorial Activities

  • Organization of session specials :
    • EUSIPCO 2016, Budapest, Hongrie. Co-organisator with N. El Korso (Univ. Paris Ouest La Défense) and A. Zoubir (Darmstadt University of Technology) of “Trends in robust statistics : Theory and applications in signal and image processing”. Speakers : Esa Ollila (Aalto University), Stefano Fortunati (Univ. of Pisa), Arnaud Breloy et Daniel Palomar (HKUST), Loic Denis (Univ. de Saint Etienne), Lionel Bombrun (IMS Bordeaux) et Dominik Reinhard (Darmstadt University of Technology)
  • Chairman :
    • Gretsi, Juan Les Pins, Septembre 2017. Session “Estimation et détection”
    • Workshop SONDRA, Lacanau, Mai 2016. Co-chairman avec C. Y. Chong (DSO, Singapore) de la session “Signal Processing I”
  • Technical committee program :
    • GRETSI 2021, Nancy, France
    • RadarConf 2020, Florence, Italy
    • EUSIPCO 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020
    • IEEE CAMSAP 2019
    • CFPT 2018, 2019 (Conférence Française de Photogrammétrie et de Télédétection)
    • IEEE IPAS 2018
    • Workshop CoSeRa (International Workshop on Compressed Sensing Theory and its Applications to Radar, Sonar and Remote Sensing) 2015 et 2016
    • Workshop SONDRA 2013, 2016 et 2020

Organization conferences and study days:

Internationals Collaborations:

  • June-July 2015 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology : HKUST, Chine. Subject : Estimation of clutter subspace by block  MM. Partners: D. Palomar, Y. Sun et P. Babu. Publications: [IJ-18], [CI-38], [CI-40]
  • April 2014 National University of Singapore et Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Subject : Estimation of clutter subspace and tensorial algorithmes for STAP-MIMO. Partners : F. Pascal (invited professor at NUS) in NUS and F. Brigui (PostDoc) and H.B. Sun in NTU. Publications: [IJ-23], [CI-31]
  • May-August 2002 University of Rhode Island, USA. Subject : Low Rank methods for SAS. Partenaires : University of Rhode Island (R.J. Vaccaro) and NUWC (I.P. Kirsteins)
  • October 1999 University of Rhode Island, USA. Subject : Low Rank methods for underwater signal processing. Partners : University of Rhode Island (D.W. Tufts) and NUWC (I.P. Kirsteins)

Funding :

  • 2019-2020 Participation in a PNTS project (15k€) on missing data for remote sensing. Supervision of the last year of a PhD student, Alexandre Hippert-Ferrer.
  • 2017-2020 Principal investigator of ANR ASTRID MARGARITA (300 keuros)
    • Sujet : Modern Adaptive Radar : Great Advances in Robust and Inference Techniques and Application.
    • Partners: LEME – Univ. Paris Nanterre (A. Breloy et N. El Korso), LSS et SONDRA – CentraleSupelec (F. Pascal, A. Renaux et S. Marcos) et IMS – Univ. de Bordeaux (P. Vallet, S. Said et Y. Berthoumieu)
  • 2016-2019 Participation at ANR Jeune Chercheur PHOENIX obtained by A. Atto. Responsible of a WP (50 keuros) on robust statistics for Time Series Analysis
    • Sujet : Temporal Series
    • Supervision of a post doctorant: Florent Bouchard (December 2018 – December 2019)
    • Partners: Télécom ParisTech (F. Tupin), IMS (Y. Berthomieu and S. Said), SONDRA (J.P. Ovarlez).
  • 2014-17 Responsible on WP of FUI G4M – 110 keuros
    • Sujet : Détection de canalisations enfouies à l’aide d’un radar GPR.
    • Director of the thesis of Quentin Hoarau (2014-??)
    • Partners: Télécom ParisTech (J. M. Nicolas) et ENGIE.
  • 2010-2013 Principal Investigator of a DIGITEO funding of 116 keuros
    • Subject: Multilinear Algebra for RADAR.
    • Director of the thesis of Maxime Boizard (2010-2013)
    • Partenaire : SONDRA.
  • 2008 Responsabile of WP on a PEA ONERA DTC/TRAGEDY of 100 keuros.
    • Subject: SAR algorithms based on oppurtinities transmitters in Mono et Multi Configurations.
    • Supervision of a post doctorant: Frédéric Maussang (2008 – 2009)
    • Partners: ONERA (P. Fargette), ENST Bretagne (R. Garello and F. Maussang) and small companies.

Elections at committees

  • Since 2018 elected member of the CA GRETSI
  • Since 2015 elected member of section CNU 61