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UNIL, UNINE AI/ML and the Future of Work UNIL, Lausanne
  • Alexander Mädche, Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: Designing User-Adaptive Systems for Digital Workplace Productivity and Well-Being
  • Isabella Seeber, Associate Professor, Grenoble Ecole de Management: Your work colleague in metal pants – how robots influence (or not) our emotions and decision making
  • Rafael Lalive, Professor of Economics, HEC Lausanne, and Johannes Buggle, Assistant Professsor : Automation and Jobs – An Economic Perspective
  • Ulrich Gnewuch, post-doctoral researcher, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: Design Science Research for the Future of Work: The Case of Human Resource (HR) Chatbots - Workshop


1637622000 November/December 2021 13 / 48
Secure and Efficient Learning: approaches, techniques and threats Neuchatel, UniMail Building (room E301-304) map

Dr Giorgia Marson, NEC Labs, Germany. Bio: Giorgia Marson is currently a senior researcher at NEC Labs Europe. She received her M.Sc. in Mathematics from Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, in 2011, and her PhD from TU Darmstadt, Germany, in 2016. As a PhD student, she has been working under the supervision of Marc Fischlin, focusing on modeling and analyzing cryptographic protocols. Afterwards, she has worked as postdoc at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, as research scientist at NEC Labs Europe, and as postdoc at University of Bern, Switzerland. Broadly, her research interests include cryptography, information security, and distributed systems, with current focus on blockchain and machine-learning security.

Dr Sonia Ben Mokhtar, University of Lyon, LIRIS, CNRS, France. Bio: Sonia Ben Mokhtar has been a CNRS researcher at the LIRIS lab since October 2009. Since 2017, she is also the leader of the distributed systems and information retrieval group (DRIM). Before joining CNRS, She was a research associate at University College London (UCL) for two years, working with Licia Capra. She received her PhD in 2007 from University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6), under the supervision of Valérie Issarny and Nikolaos Georgantas in the former INRIA ARLES project-team (currently MiMove).

Dr Mathias Humbert, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Bio: Mathias Humbert is a scientific project manager at the Cyber-Defence Campus (Switzerland) and will join the University of Lausanne as an associate professor in November 2021. Prior to this, he was a senior data scientist at the Swiss Data Science Center (ETH Zurich, EPFL) and a post-doctoral researcher at the Center for IT-Security, Privacy, and Accountability (CISPA) in Saarbrücken, Germany. He completed his Ph.D. thesis on privacy protection in early 2015 in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL, after M.Sc. (2009) and B.Sc. (2007) studies at EPFL and UC Berkeley. He is a recipient of the NDSS 2019 distinguished paper award.

Pr Alain Tchana, ENS-Lyon, France . Bio: I studied in Cameroon (Africa) until 2008. I am graduated from University of Yaoundé I. Then I received my PhD in computer science in 2011, at the IRIT laboratory, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France. Since September 2019 I'm a Full Professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France. My main research interests are in Virtualization, Operating Systems, and Cloud Computing in general. Currently, I am mainly interested in datacenter disaggregation, storage, virtualization of hardware features for virtualization and, in securing applications. Simply, I'm the Systems guy!

Dr Vlad Nitu, CNRS, INSA-Lyon, France. Bio: Vlad Nitu is a junior researcher (chargé de recherche) at The French National Centre for Scientific Research, working on the energy-efficiency and the robustness of Federated Learning. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at EPFL - Lausanne, working in the team of Prof. Rachid Guerraoui. Vlad obtained his PhD from Toulouse University under the supervision of Prof. Daniel Hagimont and Prof. Alain Tchana on the energy-efficiency of virtualized cloud datacenters.

Peterson Yuhala, UniNE, Switzerland. Bio :Peterson Yuhala received his Computer Engineering diploma from the National Advanced School of Engineering, Cameroon, in 2018. He is presently a third year PhD student at the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, under the supervision of Prof. Pascal Felber, Dr. Valerio Schiavoni and Prof. Alain Tchana. His research interests are in efficient privacy preserving computation with trusted execution environments (TEEs) and persistent memory (PM).

1638313200 1-2 Decembre 2021 20 / 30
Linguistique informatique Approches qualitatives et quantitatives des genres discursifs en linguistique Université de Neuchâtel

Dr. Marion Carel, Directrice d'études : EHESS, Paris.

Prof. Gilles Philippe, Université de Lausanne.

Prof. Margareta Kastberg, Université de Franche-Comté.

Dr. Sascha Diwersy, Maître de conférences à l'Université de Montpellier.

Prof. Jacques Savoy, Université de Neuchâtel.

1638745200 6-8 Decembre 2021 1 / 20
UNIL Scale Development and Validation Procedures in Information Systems


One of the following external speakers (depending on availabilities): Prof. Kai Larsen, University of Boulder Prof. Rajeev Sharma, University of Waikato (New Zealand)

1618956000 Avril-June 2021 9 / 10
Fundamentals of Bayesian Inference


Dr Dutta Ritabrata, Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of Warwick, UK

1621461600 20 Mai 2021 30 / 30
Practical Crowdsourcing for Efficient Machine Learning


Olga Megorskaya, Yandex LLC, Russia

Alexey Drutsa, Yandex LLC, Russia

Dmitry Ustalov, University of Mannheim, Germany

1623016800 7 June – 25 June 2021 16 / 20

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Winter School 2022: «Data Science in the Digital Era» Hôtel Suisse, Champéry map
  • Prof. Mike Kestemont, Univ. Antwerp, Belgique
  • Dr Folgert Karsdorp, KNAW Meertens Instituut, Hollande
  • Nava Tintarev, Maastricht University (remotely connected)
  • Prof. Etienne Rivière, Univ. Louvain, Belgique
1643583600 31 janvier - 4 février 2022 30 / 32 registration