Josiane Zerubia - Head of the Ayin project(2012-).
Formerly head of the Ariana project(1998-2011) and of the Pastis project(1995-1997).

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Consult my bio (PDF): short / medium / full.


Consult the list of my publications in Ariana and the list of my publications in Ayin.

Consult the list of all my publications (3 books, 11 book chapters, 82 journals, 246 conference publications, 93 research reports, 2 thesis and 1 HdR).

Citation indexes: Google Scholar (h: 43, i10: 145), ResearchGate (RG Score: 39.08), Academia


Consult the list of my demos in Ariana and the list of my demos in Ayin.


  • 6 patents: 1 patent deposit 0110189 INPI in 2001 (75% INRIA, 25% CNRS); 5 patents OA09437, OA09438 in 2009; OA11016, OA11017 in 2010 and FR1260390 in 2012 (50% INRIA, 50% Galderma).
  • 33 deposits at the APP between 1989 and 2015.
  • One free software: FLAMINGO under CeCill-C licence.

Honors, awards and prizes

Editorial activities

IEEE activities

  • Member of the IEEE IVMSP TC from 2008 till 2013
  • Member of the IEEE BISP TC from 2004 till 2012
  • Member-at-large of the Board of Governors of the IEEE SP Society" from 2002 to 2004

Plenary / Invited talks and seminars

Conferences organization

Member of the organization committees of the conferences below and :

  • Co-chair of plenary talks at EUSIPCO 2015 (Nice, France)
  • Co-chair of the workshop « Earthvision » at IEEE CVPR 2015 (Boston, Etats-Unis)
  • Tutorial co-chair of IEEE ICIP 2014 (Paris, France)
  • Publicity chair of IEEE ICIP 2011 in Brussels
  • Co-chair of the special sessions at IEEE ICASSP 2006 (Toulouse, France) and IEEE ISBI 2008 (Paris, France)
  • Scientific program chair of a workshop on Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing for Urban Areas Pixels et Cités (Marne la Vallée, France, 2003)
  • Co-chair of 2 workshops on « Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition » (EMMCVPR'01, Sophia Antipolis, France, EMMCVPR'03, Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Co-chair of a workshop on « Image Processing and Related Mathematical Fields » (IPRM'02, Moscow, Russia)


  • SUP'COM Tunis (2015): Hierarchical Markovian Models and Optimisation Techniques of Type MCMC (6H lecture in French)
  • Master 2 SVS-ISAB at UNS (2012-): Numerical Image Processing Applied to Biology (Coordinator of 25H lecture in French including 3H teaching, 25H tutorial) (slides).
  • Master 2 BIOCOMP at UNS (2009-): Deconvolution and Denoising for Confocal Microscopy (Coordinator of 24H lecture including 12H teaching) (slides).
  • Master 1 ENS Lyon by UNS and ENS Lyon (2006-2011): Images Analysis (Coordinator with Georges Drettakis from EPI REVES of 24H lecture in French including 12H teaching) (slides).
  • Last year at ISAE-SUPAERO in Toulouse (1999-): Signal and Image Advanced Techniques (2012-) (Coordinator of 40H lecture in French including 20H teaching) (slides), Spatial imaging advanced techniques (1999-2011) (Coordinator of 40H lecture in French including 20H teaching) (slides) and organisation of the students annual tour at INRIA-SAM.
  • Master 2 ISI-VIM at UNS (2008-2009): Random Models in Images Processing (Coordinator of 21H lecture in French including 15H teaching) (slides).
  • Master 2 IGMMV at UNS (2004-2008): Stochastic Models in Images Processing (Coordinator of 15H lecture teaching in French)
  • Master 2 Environnement Tropical et Valorisation de la Biodiversité at UAG in Pointe-à-Pitre (2002-2003): Teledetection and Spataial Imaging (Coordinator of 17H lecture teaching in French)
  • Last year at Ecole Navale in Brest (1998-2000): Teledetection (Coordinator of 6H lecture teaching in French)
  • Last year at ENSTA ParisTech by UNS and ENSTA (1997-2000): Teledetection (Coordinator of 6H lecture teaching in French)
  • Master 2 Astrophysique et Sciences de l'Univers at UNS (1997-2004): Teledetection (Coordinator of 15H lecture teaching in French)
  • Master 2 SICIV at UNS (1995-2004): Markovian Fields in Images Processing (Coordinator of 15H lecture teaching in French)
  • University of Sao Paulo (1993): Markovian Fields in Images Processing (Coordinator of 20H teaching lecture)
  • Advanced Master at Mines de Paris/X (ISIA) (1991-1997): Neurons networks seminar(3H lecture teaching in French)
  • Master 2 Robotique et Vision at UNS (1990-1994): Images Processing (Coordinator of 12H lecture teaching in French) and Probabilities refresher (6H lecture teaching in French)

Students supervisions and cosupervisions

58 Master interns, 19 interns from foreign universities (Masters or PhDs), 33 PhD students and 23 post-doc students

Academic projects

  • Principal Investigator of an ANR project (DIAMOND) and one ARC DeMiTRI on Bioimaging.
  • Principal Investigator of one COLORS ODEUR.
  • Coordinator of one research project funded by EADS Foundation
  • Principal Investigator of several bilateral collaboration projects in image processing with Russia (NATO, ECONET, Lyapunov Institute), the USA (Associated Team SHAPES, NATO), Hungary (Balaton), Italy (Galileo), the Netherlands (NWO), UK (Alliance), Israel (P2R, AFIRST) and Brazil (CNPq).
  • ARIANA coordinator of 3 EU projects (MOUMIR, IMAVIS within the 5th Framework, MUSCLE within the 6th Framework).

Industrial collaborations



Mail : Josiane.Zerubia at
Phone : (+33)4-92-38-78-65
Postal address : INRIA Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée - 2004, route des Lucioles - BP 93 - 06902 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France

Last update: July 2015