About CRIM

Langis Gagnon, Ph.D.

Scientific Director

(Ph.D. Physics-Mathematics, Université de Montréal, 1988)

Langis Gagnon has extensive R&D experience, acquired in both the university and industrial settings. He received a Ph.D. in Physics-Mathematics from Université de Montréal in 1988. Until 1995, he was senior research officer at Centre d'Optique, Photonique et Laser of Université Laval, Centre de Recherches Mathématiques of Université de Montréal and Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire of Université de Montréal. From 1995 to 1998, he was senior specialist at Lockheed Martin Canada. His work involved developing radar-image processing tools for aerial surveillance applications.

His initial mandate, upon joining CRIM in 1998, was to re-launch vision and imaging activities within CRIM’s R&D department. During the past years he also hold the position of R&D Director and Scientific Director. Now, he focuses on the Scientific Direction. He contributed to and managed various visual information processing and analysis projects for applications in medical imaging, quality inspection, audio-visual indexation, video surveillance, human-system visual interaction, satellite imaging, etc.

Langis Gagnon has published close to 150 scientific articles relating to the fields of image processing, object recognition and math-based non-linear optical modelling. He is a member of SPIE (The International society for optics and photonics), ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), and IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

Portrait d'expert du CRIM : Découvrez Langis Gagnon (In French - 4:48)

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