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2022–2023 Research fellow (ATER) in the OSMOSE group
LISIC, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale (ULCO), France
2018–2022 Research associate in the SSE and SOLAR groups
CREST, University College London (UCL), United Kingdom
2015–2018 PhD (3 years) in the ORKAD group (formerly Dolphin team-project)
CRIStAL — INRIA Lille-Nord Europe, Université de Lille, France
2017 Invited (1 week) in the ADA group
LIACS, Leiden University, The Netherlands
2014–2015 Internship (10 months) with Prof. Holger H. Hoos in the beta lab
ICICS, University of British Colombia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada
2014 Internship (6 months) in the Dolphin team-project
INRIA Lille–Nord Europe, France
2013 Internship (16 weeks) with Prof. Hernán Aguirre
Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
2012 Internship (6 weeks) in the Dolphin team-project
INRIA Lille–Nord Europe, France

See also the research, publications, and software pages.


2022–2023 Lecturer (ATER)
Dpt. Info, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale (ULCO), France
2019–2022 Teaching Assistant
University College London (UCL), United Kingdom
2015–2018 Teaching Assistant
FIL, Université de Lille, France

See also the teaching page.


Organising committee§

GI 2023
GI workshop (collocated with ICSE)
GI 2022
GI workshop (collocated with GECCO)
GI 2021
GI workshop (collocated with ICSE)
ATOM 2017
ATOM summer school

Peer reviewing§

  • Elsevier CAOR — Computers and Operations Research (2022, 2023)
  • IEEE TSE — Transactions on Software Engineering (2022)
  • ACM TELO — Transactions on Evolutionary Learning and Optimization (2022)
  • IEEE Access (2019–2021)
  • IEEE TETCI — Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence (2020, 2021)
  • IEEE TEVC — Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (2019, 2020)
  • Soft Computing (2020)
  • IEEE TIE — Transactions on Industrial Electronics (2019)
  • ACM GECCO (2018–2023)
  • Springer–LNCS PPSN (2020–2022)
  • ACM ISSTA (2022, 2023, tool track)
  • ACM ESEC/FSE (2021, 2022, subreviewer)
  • ACM/IEEE ASE (2020–2022, artefact track + subreviewer)
  • ACM/IEEE ICSE (2020, 2021, subreviewer)
  • GI@ICSE, GI@GECCO (2020–2023)
  • SBFT@ICSE (2023)
  • ECADA@GECCO (2021, 2022)
  • APR@ICSE (2022)
  • RAISE@ASE (2021)


2020–... Community website on genetic improvement (esp: living survey on GI)
2019–2022 UCL SSE seminars and reading groups
2015–2018 ORKAD cluster design and administration (Torque, 72 cores)


2015–2018 PhD in Computer Science
CRIStAL, Université de Lille, France
2011–2015 Magistere in Computer Science and Telecommunications
ENS Rennes, France
2014 MSc in Computer Science
ENS Cachan, France
2012 BSc in Computer Science
Université Rennes 1, France
2009–2011 French "Classes préparatoires MPSI-MP*"
Lycée Blaise Pascal, Orsay, France
2009 French "Baccalauréat général scientifique"
Lycée Blaise Pascal, Orsay, France


Computer skills§

Languages Ruby, Python, C/C++, Java, OCaml, Unix Shell, R, Lisp
Sofware Linux, Emacs, Git, Make, LaTeX/Beamer, Jekyll
HPC Clusters Torque, Slurm

Language skills§

French Native speaker
English Fluent (TOEIC 2012 score: 985/990)
German Proficient (High school level, 2011)
Japanese Intermediate