Affiliation IRIT, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, INPT, UPS, UT1C, UT2J, France.

2010 – present IRITUniversité de Toulouse.
Associate professor (Maitre de conférence). Teaching at Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse III.
I work in the STORM team, IRIT laboratory.

2008 – 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher at LaBRI
INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest/University of Bordeaux I
in the Iparla team.

2005 – 2008 I obtained my Ph. D. in September 2008, this work was done in the
ARTIS team of the Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann,
Grenoble Université and INRIA Rhône-Alpes. Under the supervision of Joëlle Thollot and François Sillion, I have worked on stylisation of animations and temporal coherence of point based primitives. I have also done a six month visit at LIGUM under the supervision of Victor Ostromoukhov.


  • CRCT (1 semester Sabbatical) 2019.
  • PEDR, (premium of doctoral supervision and research, 2018-2022).
  • Best Paper Award, (AFIG 2014, first author Thomas Subileau).
  • PEDR, (premium of doctoral supervision and research, 2014-2017).
  • Best Paper Award, Honorable Mention in Rendering (NPAR 2011).
  • Best Paper Award (3rd, Eurographics 2011).
  • Best Paper Award (AFIG 2006).

Open positions

I’m actively searching for candidates for CIMI call. For senior researcher, you can apply to the research fellow call, our team will be happy to take into consideration all applications.
I’m currently searching for candidates on the following topics :

  • Painterly simulation for animation (2d)
  • Line rendering of 3D models
  • User control and edit of 3D rendering

See blog posts for internship proposals.
Feel free to contact me !


28-apr-2017 Our paper Constrained Palette-Space Exploration has been accepted to Siggraph 2017. Hope to see you there!
05-jul-2016 Thomas Subileau will defend his PhD tomorrow (6 jul)
02-jul-2016 check our youtube channel
23-jun-2015 our paper Ray Portals as been accepted to CGI 2015
19-mar-2015 Thomas (and I) gives a master class at Paris 8 ATI on artistic control of computer generated images
3-dec-2014 Thomas will present our work during Paris ACM SIGGRAPH AFIG Best paper night (11/02/2015)
3-dec-2014 Thomas Subileau obtained the AFIG 2014 best paper award for our work on Contrôle artistique par édition de la propagation des rayons en photon mapping (in french)
26-jan-2014 our paper on Crack-Free Rendering of B-Rep Models is accepted to EG2014
08-nov-2013 our paper Time and Space Coherent Occlusion Culling for Tileable Extended 3D Scenes will be presented at CAD Graphics 2013


PhD Students advisor: Francois Desrichard (2018-)

PhD students collaborator: Hugo Rens (2018-)

Engineers: Nicolas Kaminski


Post-doc : Nicolas Mellado (2017)

PhD Students co-advisor: Thomas Subileau (2016)

PhD students collaborator: Dorian Gomez (2014), Frédéric Claux (2013), Marion Dunyach (2012).

Engineers: Clementine Delambily (2018), Davuth Ia (2017), Jérémy Turbet (2015), Laurent Boiron (2016)

Undergraduate students : Francois Desrichard (Telecom Paris Tech 2018), Paul Bernardi (Institut d’Optique Bordeaux 2018), Baptise Delos (L3 2017), Lucas Escot (L3 ENS – 2017), Suzanne Sorli (L3 – 2017), Hugo Rens (L3 – 2016), Elise Perrotin (L3 ENS – 2015), Matthieu Bovery (M1 – 2013), Robin Alazard (L3 – 2013), Adrien Russo (M1 – 2012), Hugo Robert (M1 – 2008)

Research Topics

I am interested in computer graphics. I work on rendering (realtime and offline), expressive rendering and stylisation of animated scenes, user control … see publications for details.

Funded Projects


  • TTT industrial transfer
  • CALITROP (ANR-16-CE33-0026-01)

Past projects

  • Ray portals, TTT industrial transfer (2015-2016)
  • MAPSTYLE (ANR CONTINT 2012-2016).
  • ATUPS (visiting collaboration for PhD student, with KIT, 2014),
  • Animare (ANR JCJC 2009-2012),
  • MIRO (ARC INRIA 2005-2006).

Other Activities

  • Scientific Program Committee : Eurographics short paper (2014, 2015), Expressive (2016, 2017), WSCG (Reviewer board 2016, 2017)
  • AFIG executive board (2012-2017)
  • IRIT Lab concil (2015- )
  • Co-organizer and co-head of the GT Rendu, from the GDR IG-RV (2012-2017)
  • Associate editor REFIG (2012-2016)
  • Afig best paper committee (2010-2014, 2017)
  • Member of the ACM SIGGRAPH, EG, SIF and AFIG associations.
  • Reviewer for: Siggraph, Siggraph Asia, Eurographics, EGSR, Graphics Interface, Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Computer Graphics International, The Visual Computer, Computer and Graphics, Refig, TSI, NPAR 2007, Eurographics Workshop on Natural Phenomena 2006.