• IEEE member since 2006.

• Member of EURASIP.

• Member of the French GDR ISIS (CNRS group in Image and Signal Processing).

• Member of the Special Area Team (SAT) in Theoretical and Methodological Trends in Signal Processing (TMTSP) - EURASIP (2015-present).

• Elected Member of Pole A (Systems and Control, Signal, Images, Robotics, Communicationsins) in STIC Doctoral School of Paris-Saclay University (Sciences and Technologies of Information and Communication). Member of the ED STIC Council.

• Reviewer for (15/year): IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Elsevier Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems.

• Reviewer for conferences (25/year): IEEE-ICASSP, IEEE-IGARSS, IEEE-CAMSAP, EUSIPCO, GRETSI.

• Technical Program Committee member for the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO) since 2015.

• Program Committee Member of the IEEE-Radar 2004 (Oct. 2004, Toulouse), IEEE-Radar 2009 (Oct. 2009, Bordeaux) and  IEEE-Radar 2019 (Toulon, Oct. 2019) conferences.

• Program Committee Member of CIP conference 2010, Second IAPR International Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing, June 2010, Elba, Italy.

• Program Committee Member of CIP conference CIP 2012, Third IAPR International Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing, May 2012, Parador de Baiona, Spain.

• Steering Committee member (2014-2016) of the Institute for Control and Decision, iCode, IRS (Strategic Research Initiative) at Paris-Saclay University.

• Organisation with M. Lesturgie, L. Thirion, F. Pascal and R. Guinvar’ch of the SONDRA Workshops (June 2010, June 2013, May 2016, 80 people) on Electromagnetic, New Radar Concepts and Advances in Signal Processing.

• Treasurer of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) French Chapter (March 2016 - March

2019) (President Mauro Dalla Mura, GIPSA Lab, Secretary Silvia Valero, CESBIO). Best IEEE GRSS Chapter Award (with the Shanghai Chapter, 2017) and Best Chapter Award of the IEEE French Section (2017):

• Organisation of Advanced Signal Processing and Applications workshop, French/Singaporean Signal Processing meeting in DSO, Singapore, April 27, 2015.

• Member of the board of UFR SITEC, University of Nanterre, from 2013 to 2017.

• Member of the ONERA Physic Branch Scientific Committee since 2003: expertise of PhD students works, expertise of ONERA PhD proposals, organisation of scientific events for the four Physic Branch Departments (DOTA, DEMR, DESP, DMPH).

• President of the Scientific Committee of the DEMR Department in 2003 and 2006: expertise of PhD students works, expertise of PhD proposals, organisation of scientific events, courses and new projects.

• Responsible of Signal Processing activities in SONDRA laboratory since 2008: elaborating and promoting new research, new projects, new PhD topics. Strong collaboration with Singapore (DSO, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technology University).

• Responsible in 2014/2015 of ARF (Federative Research Axis) entitled PIMENTS (in french: Plateforme Interdisciplinaire de Méthodes et d’Environnement Numériques de Traitement de Signal) which leads to federate and to promote Signal Processing activities and collaborations inside ONERA (11 departments involved).

• Expertise of ONERA projects (Research Projects, PRF, ARF, etc.)



Habilitation Thesis

Gaël Pages, Contributions to Global Navigation and Localization Satellite Systems, June 10, 2024, HDR from Toulouse University. Reviewer

Julien Le Kernec, How to optimise detection/recognition with radar sensing and fusion?, November 7, 2022, HDR from Cergy University. Reviewer.  

Yajing Yan, Towards operational monitoring of Earth deformation and prediction of natural hazards, September 6, 2021, HDR from University of Savoie Mont-Blanc. President and Reviewer.

Abdourrahmane Mahamane Atto, Wavelet Analysis of Random Field Processes with Applications to Image Basis and Time Series Images, December 4, 2015, HDR from Savoie Mont-Blanc University – LISTIC. Examiner.

Stéphanie Bidon, Diversity and Non-Linear Processing for Modern Receivers, November 27, 2015, HDR from Toulouse University. Reviewer.

Razvan Tamas, Characterisation and Synthesis of Ultra-Wideband Antennas, October 17, 2014, HDR from Grenoble University. Examiner.

PHD Students

Solène Vilfroy, Methods of Recognising a Landing Strip Using Millimetre Radar, 4 Juillet, 2024, Poitiers University, President.

• Manon Mottier, Optimal Transport: an Application to the Radar Recognition Process for Deinterleaving Radar Pulses and Identifying Emitters, 28 June 2024, Paris Saclay University, Examiner.

Roberto Matheus Pinheiro Pereira, Clustering Large Dimensional Data via Second Order Statistics: Applications in Wireless Communications, 19 December 2023, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain, Reviewer and President.

Ana-Antonia Neascu, Robust Deep learning methods inspired by signal processing algorithms, 4 December 2023, Paris-Saclay University and University Politehnica of Bucharest, Examiner.

Ileana-Madalina Ciuca, Methods for Monostatic and Bistatic Polarimetric SAR Image Analysis, June 21, 2023, Grenoble Alpes University, Reviewer.

Yi Ding, Robust and adaptive GNSS navigation of a rover in severe environments, March 14, 2023, Toulouse University, Reviewer.

Davis Cooper, Applications of the Bures-Wasserstein Distance in Linear Metric Learning, March 9, 2023, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zeland. Reviewer.

Martin Bauw, One-class classification for low resolution targets discrimination with limited supervision in pulse Doppler radars, January 18, 2023, Paris Sciences Lettres University. Reviewer.

Paul Dufossé, Algorithms for non-linear constrained continuous optimization: a comparison between gradient-based methods and evolution strategies, and applications to radar antenna design, December 22, 2022, Paris Saclay University. Examiner.

Siyang Liu, Efficient machine learning techniques for indoor localization in wireless communication systems, December 20, 2022, Paris-Saclay University. Examiner and President.

Moustapha Diaw, Modélisation Statistique des Cartes des Dissimilarités Locales d’Images et Applications, December 14, 2022, Troyes University. Examiner.

·Etienne Antide, Radiofrequency solution of adaptive sparse sampling for features extraction and direct classification of RADAR signals, March 2022, Grenoble Alpes University. Reviewer.

Florian Mouret, Crop Monitoring and Detection of Anomalous Crop-Development at the Parcel-Level with Multispectral and Synthetic Aperture Radar Satellite Data, February 4,  2022, Toulouse University. Reviewer.

·Alice Delmer, Sparse bearing estimation of radio sources: models, algorithms and robust implementations, December 6, 2021, Paris-Saclay University. Examiner.

·Priyanka Das, Synchronization Performance Limits of GNSS Receivers, 30 March 2021, Toulouse University. Reviewer.

·Alexandre Hippert-Ferrer, Missing Data Reconstruction in Remotely Sensed Displacement Measurement Time-Series, October 16, 2020, Savoie-Mont-Blanc University. Reviewer.

·Madih Saleh, Contributions to High Range Resolution Radar Waveforms: Design of Complete Processing Chains of Various Intra-Pulse Modulated Stepped-Frequency Waveforms, February 27, 2020, Bordeaux University. Reviewer.

Ludivine Nus, Fast methods for hyperspectral images processing. Application to the real-time characterization of wood material, December 12, 2019, Lorraine University. Reviewer and President

Rayen Ben Abdallah, Statistical signal processing exploiting low-rank priors with applications to detection in heterogeneous environment, November 4, 2019, Nanterre University. President

Yacine Zniyed, Breaking the curse of dimensionality based on tensor train: models and algorithms, October 15, 2019, Paris-Saclay University, Examiner.

Simone Urbano, Detection and Diagnostic of Freeplay Induced Limit Cycle Oscillation in the Flight Control System of a Civil Aircraft, April 18, 2019, Toulouse University. President

Linda Aouchiche-Hadded, New Doppler Processing for the Detection of Small and Slowly-Moving Targets in Highly Ambiguous Radar Context, March 14, 2018, Rennes 1 University. Examiner.

Fabio Manzoni, Fusion of AIS and radar data for maritime surveillance, November 30, 2017, Toulouse University. Reviewer.

Marie Lassère, Unambiguous Target Estimation Using Bayesian Sparse Representation of a Wideband Radar Signal, November 20, 2017, Toulouse University. Reviewer.

Ramona Pelich, Ship Detection and Characterization from SAR Imagery Linked with Cooperative Vessel Tracking Data, December 8, 2015, Brest University. Reviewer.

Timothée Rouffet, Contribution to High Resolution Radar Processing: Extended Target Detection and Waveform Optimization, December 7, 2015, Bordeaux University. Examiner.

Alexis Decurninge, Univariate and Multivariate Quantiles, Probabilistic and Statistical Approaches: Radar Applications, January 26, 2015, Paris 6 University. Reviewer.

Aurélien Schutz, Multivariate Modelling of Texture Space: Image Classification Application, December 2014, Bordeaux University. Examiner.

Thomas Boulay, Algorithm Development for NCTR Function - Parallel Computing Application on GPU Cards, October 22, 2013, Paris Saclay University, Examiner.

Vincent Corretja, Joint Time Frequency and Shape Analysis for ISAR Processing, January 30, 2013, Bordeaux University. Reviewer.

Jean-Philippe Goy, Obstacles and Collision Target Detection by FMCW Airborne Radar, December 18, 2012, Toulouse University. Reviewer.

François Deudon, Wideband Radar Processing: Design of a Non-Ambiguous Mode Taking Advantage of the Range Migration, December 8, 2011, ISAE, Toulouse, Reviewer.

Dinh Thang Vu, Statistical Tool for the Array Geometry Optimization in the Context of the Sources Localization, October 19, 2011, Paris Saclay University. Examiner.

Daniela Espinoza Molina, Advanced Methods for High Resolution SAR Information: Data and User-Driven Evaluation Approaches for Image Information Mining, May 16, 2011, Telecom Paris Tech. Reviewer.

Fabien Millioz, Two Approaches of Time-Frequency Segmentation: Detection Through Statistical Model and Contour Extraction Through Reassignment Vector Field, September 16, 2009, Grenoble University. Examiner.

Qi Cheng, Contribution in State Estimation of Nonlinear Models, July 9, 2009, Orsay University. Examiner.

Former PHD Students

José Agustin Barrachina, Complex-valued Neural Networks for Radar Applications, December 6, 2022, Paris SaclayUniversity. Thesis Director.

Antoine Collas, Riemannian geometry for statistical estimation and learning: application to remote sensing, November 25, 2022, Paris SaclayUniversity. Thesis Director.

Ammar Mian, Exploitation of SAR and Hyperspectral Time Series, September 26, 2019, Paris Saclay University. Thesis Director.

Uy Hour Tan, Implementation of Waveform Design Methods for Ground MIMO Radars, June 13, 2019, Paris-Saclay University. Thesis Director.

Eugénie Terreaux, Random Matrix Theory for Hyperspectral Imaging, November 23, 2018, Paris-Saclay University. Thesis Director.

Ahmad W. Bitar, Exploitation of Sparsity for Hyperspectral Target Detection, June 6, 2018, Paris-Saclay University. Thesis Director.

Joana Frontera-Pons, Robust Target Detection in Hyperspectral Images, December 10, 2014, Paris-Saclay University. Thesis Director.

Pierre Formont, Polarimetric Classification of Highly Textured SAR Images, December 10, 2013, Rennes 1 University. Thesis Supervisor.

Mélanie Mahot, Robust Estimation of Covariance Matrix in Signal Processing, December 6, 2012, École Normale de Cachan, Cachan. Thesis Co-Director.

Guilhem Pailloux, Noise Structured Covariance Estimation in Adaptive Detection, June 10, 2010, Nanterre University. Thesis Supervisor.

Mickaël Duquenoy, Time-Frequency Analysis for Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging, October 20, 2009, Rennes 1 University. Thesis Supervisor.

Frédéric Pascal, Detection and Estimation in Non-Gaussian Environment, November 14, 2006, Nanterre University. Thesis Supervisor.

Mohamed Tria, Time-Frequency Analysis Applied to Polarimetric SAR Imaging, November 18, 2005, Paris SaclayUniversity University. Thesis Supervisor.

Emmanuelle Jay, Detection in Non-Gaussian Environment, June 14, 2002, Cergy University. Thesis Supervisor.