Research personnel

CRIM’s highly qualified personnel will allow you to achieve your goals. To find the person that will fulfill your specific needs, you are invited to consult our list of employees and researchers using the filter below.

Jahangir Alam

Jahangir Alam

Researcher, Speech and Text Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 3344

Jahangir Alam is working as a postdoctoral for the École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) and CRIM (2013), carrying research on speaker, speech and emotion recognition.

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El Hachemi Alikacem

El Hachemi Alikacem

Advisor, Advanced Software Modeling and Development Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 6389

El-Hachemi has been at CRIM since January 1999. His areas of interest include: form recognition, object-oriented languages, software engineering, static analysis of code and the application of artificial intelligence techniques in software engineering.

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Florent Avellaneda

Florent Avellaneda

Postdoral Researcher, Advanced Software Modeling and Development Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 5648
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Caroline Barrière

Caroline Barrière

Senior Researcher – Natural Language Processing, Speech and Text Team
T 514-840-1235, ext. 7673

Caroline Barrière joined CRIM in November 2010 as an expert researcher specializing in semantics, terminology, ontology and natural language processing.

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Mario Beaulieu

Mario Beaulieu

Senior Research Agent, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 2478

Mario Beaulieu joined CRIM in 2000 and has contributed to numerous projects in collaboration with industry.

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Gabriel Bernier-Colborne

Gabriel Bernier-Colborne

Postdoctoral Researcher – natural language processing, Speech and Text Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 6970

Gabriel Bernier-Colborner joined the Speech and Text Team at CRIM in 2016 as a postdoctoral researcher in natural language processing. 

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Hans Bherer

Hans Bherer

Co-director, Speech and Text Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 4624

Hans joined CRIM in 2017. He holds a master’s degree in mathematics and a Ph.D. in computer science, both from Laval University.

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Stéphane Bond

Stéphane Bond

Senior Advisor and Lead Architect, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 5404

Stéphane Bond holds the position of senior advisor and lead architect in CRIM’s Emerging Technologies and Data Science team.

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Gilles Boulianne

Gilles Boulianne

Director, Speech and Text Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 5282

At CRIM since 1998, Gilles Boulianne is interested in transducer-based search techniques aimed at accelerating system operation and/or increasing the size of the vocabulary of the CRIM speech recognition system.

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David Byrns

David Byrns

Advisor, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 3855

David Byrns received a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering with a specialization in intelligent systems. His interests include vision and imaging and intelligent systems development and integration.

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Claude Chapdelaine

Claude Chapdelaine

Senior Advisor, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 2903

A CRIM team member since 1997, Claude Chapdelaine is a senior advisor on human factors issues for the design and evaluation of research works in the fields of speech recognition and vision. In 2006, she became involved in the design and testing of technology to assist the production and broadcasting of descriptive video. She is responsible for the design and testing of an innovative accessible DVDPlayer.

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Philippe Collard

Philippe Collard

Senior Research Agent, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 8854
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Marianne Corvellec

Marianne Corvellec

Data Scientist, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 3366

Marianne Corvellec joined CRIM in May 2016. She is a data scientist with the Emerging Technologies and Data Science team. She specializes in data analysis and software development.

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Mohamed Dahmane

Mohamed Dahmane

Researcher, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 6976

Mohamed joined CRIM in 2012 as an expert in development of algorithms for facial expression recognition, the main subject of his doctoral thesis.

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François-Xavier Derue

François-Xavier Derue

Research Agent, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 3674

François-Xavier holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL, Belgium), with a specialization in telecommunications and signal processing. He obtained a master’s degree in IT research at École Polytechnique de Montréal in 2016, focusing on image and video signal processing.

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Julien Dort

Julien Dort

Research Agent, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 7373
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Samuel Foucher

Samuel Foucher

Senior Researcher and Director, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, poste 5481

Samuel Foucher joined CRIM in 2002 to lend his scientific expertise to team projects. Since 2013, he holds the position of Director of the Vision and imaging team.

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Langis Gagnon

Langis Gagnon

Scientific Director
T 514 840-1296

His initial mandate, upon joining CRIM in 1998, was to re-launch vision and imaging activities within CRIM’s R&D department. He is now Scientific Director.

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Félix Gagnon-Grenier

Félix Gagnon-Grenier

Front-end Developer, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 5432

Félix Gagnon-Grenier joinded the Vision and Imaging Team at CRIM in September 2016 as a front-end developer. He is a JavaScript specialist.

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Frank Gouineau

Frank Gouineau

Research Agent, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 3715

Frank joined the Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team at CRIM  in October 2016 as an Research Agent.

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Vishwa Gupta

Vishwa Gupta

Senior Researcher, Speech and Text Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 3625

Vishwa Gupta is part of the CRIM Speech and Text team since 2005. He has been active in speech recognition for broadcast news and shows, speaker diarization for both broadcast and telephone audio, keyword spotting for call center applications, speech/music/noise discrimination for broadcast audio, content-based audio/video copy detection, and automated advertisement detection.

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Renaud Hébert-Legault

Renaud Hébert-Legault

Research Agent, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 1447
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Jean-François Héon

Jean-François Héon

Senior Research Agent, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 8800

Jean-François joined CRIM's Emerging Technologies and Data Science team in 2014. He holds the position of Senior Research Agent.

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Patrick Kenny

Patrick Kenny

Lead Researcher, Speech and Text Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 4624

Patrick Kenny is a principal research scientist at CRIM with 20 years of experience in the development of speech recognition and speaker recognition technologies.

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Françoys Labonté

Françoys Labonté

General Manager, CRIM
T 514 840-1234

Françoys Labonté combines a solid scientific foundation with many years of experience in the development and commercialization of innovative technologies in the information technology domain.

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Marc Lalonde

Marc Lalonde

Senior Advisor, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 6764

Since joining CRIM in 1995, Marc Lalonde has worked on diverse subjects such as document analysis, biometrics, colour ophthalmic imaging, video analysis, industrial inspection and intelligent video surveillance. He actively contributes to the development of vision algorithms for industrial and research projects.

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Tom Landry

Tom Landry

Senior Advisor, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 2657

Tom Landry has many years of experience in various areas of IT, including web development, geomatics and industrial automation.

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Jean Lavoie

Jean Lavoie

Senior Advisor, Advanced Software Modeling and Development Team
T 514 840-1234

CRIM team member since 2009, Jean Lavoie participates and manages various projects of tests and validations as well as the certification of the applications in health care.

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Pierre André Ménard

Pierre André Ménard

Researcher - Natural Language Processing, Speech and Text Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 8243

Pierre André received his Software Engineering diploma in 2006 at the École de technologie supérieure in Montréal. In 2014, he completed a Ph.D. in Software Engineering with the Semantics and Cognitive Engineering Laboratory (SceLab) at the École de technologie supérieure.

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Caroline Musy

Caroline Musy

Senior Research Agent, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 6639

Caroline Musy joined the Emerging Technologies and Data Science team in 2009.

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Jean-Philippe Nantel

Jean-Philippe Nantel

Director, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1289

At CRIM since 2010, Jean-Philippe Nantel’s work is primarily directed towards developement, training and support to the front-end users of Le Solutionneur: a school scheduling and timetabling program supplied by our organization.

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Omer Nguena Timo

Omer Nguena Timo

Researcher, Advanced Software Modeling and Development Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 2497
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Frédéric Osterrath

Frédéric Osterrath

Advisor, Speech and Text Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 1364

Frédéric has been working at CRIM with the speech and text group since 2002 following his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.

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Alexandre Petrenko

Alexandre Petrenko

Lead Researcher, Advanced Software Modeling and Development Team
T 514 840-1290

Since 1996, Alexandre Petrenko is part of the Advanced Software Modeling and Development team.

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Jean-François Rajotte

Jean-François Rajotte

Data Scientist, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 1422
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Martin Sotir

Martin Sotir

Research Agent, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 4441

Martin joined the Emerging Technologies and Data Science team in 2016. He holds an Engineering degree in Computer Science from the University of Technology of Compiègne. His main areas of interest are machine learning, neural networks and distributed computing.

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Charles Trahan

Charles Trahan

Research Agent, Vision and Imaging Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 8145

Charles Trahan joined CRIM’s Vision and Imaging Team in Fall 2016. As a research agent, he takes part in the development of 3D immersive virtual environments for visual rehabilitation.

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Anton Zakharov

Anton Zakharov

Research Agent, Emerging Technologies and Data Science Team
T 514 840-1235, ext. 1715

Anton joined the Emerging Technologies and Data Science team in 2013. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineer from École de technologie supérieure.

 

 

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