I am a permanent researcher within the DataShape research group at INRIA, France.

I am currently a 1-year visiting professor within the Escola de Matemática Aplicada da Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/EMAp) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

My research interests are in Computational Geometry and Topology, with a focus on:

  • Algorithmic Quantum Topology: knots and 3-manifolds, quantum invariants & categorification, combinatorial and computational complexity (classical and quantum), interactions with topology, geometry, algebra.

  • Topological Data Analysis: algorithms, persistent homology and generalization, discrete Morse theory, applications to geometry and topology, and data analysis.

I am one of the main creators of the C++ software library GUDHI for Topological Data Analysis; see the Software tab for more details and other coding projects.

I received my PhD in 2014 from the University of Nice and INRIA Sophia Antipolis-Méditerranée, under the supervision of Jean-Daniel Boissonnat. I worked from 2014 to 2017 as postdoctoral fellow within the School of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Queensland, in collaboration with Ben Burton. I started my current position at INRIA in 2018.

I received the Gilles Kahn PhD award in 2015, and an EATCS Best Paper Award at ESA in 2012.

Current Activities:

Current & Past Supervision:

  • FGV-EMAp, Praia de Botafogo, 190,
    Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22250-900, Brasil

    INRIA center of UCA, EPI DataShape
    2004 route des Lucioles,
    06902 Sophia Antipolis, France