Patrick Siarry

Université de Paris 12, France


Doctorate of Science (Habilitation) 1994 University of Paris 11, Orsay, France PhD 1986 University of Paris 6, Paris, France Engineer in Electricity 1977 Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité, Engineer in Physics 1975 Institut National Polytechnique, France CURRENT POSITION Professor of Automatics and Informatics at the University of Paris 12 (Créteil, France). Head of the TIS team of the Laboratoire Images, Signaux et Systèmes Intelligents, University of Paris 12 (Créteil, France). Creation and supervision, since 2004, of a Research Working Group, in the frame of “Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique” (CNRS, GdR MACS). That group called META is interested in theoretical and practical advances in “metaheuristics” for “hard optimization”. PREVIOUS POSITIONS 1995-1999 Professor University of Cergy-Pontoise, France 1989-1995 Lecturer Ecole Centrale de Paris, France 1982-1988 Assistant lecturer Ecole Sup de Physique Chimie, Paris, France 1978-1982 Engineer Electricité de France SUMMARY OF RESEARCH ACTIVITIES 91 papers published since 1984 in international journals 4 international books 50 communications in international conferences with proceedings 4 French books 12 Graduated Ph.D. students 3 Ph.D. students currently under supervision Actual research areas: - Improvement of existing “metaheuristics” for “hard optimization”; - Adaptation of discrete metaheuristics to continuous optimization; - Hybridization of metaheuristics with classical optimization techniques; - Dynamic optimization; - Particle swarm optimization. INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITMENTS -Elected Member (2005-2008) of the Technical Committee on Optimal Control (TC 2.4) of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) -Creation of IEEE-EMBS French Chapter (jointly with E. Pissaloux), in 2004 Member of the Administration Council of IEEE, Section France, since 2002 Senior Member of IEEE, since 1995

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