Section: Highlights of the Year

Highlights of the Year


Gilles Kahn honorary award of the SIF and the Academy of Science: 2nd prize for Matthieu Dorier in 2015.

The Gilles Kahn Honorary Award is given every year to at most the 3 best PhD theses in Computer Science in France and is jointly delivered by the Société Informatique de France (SIF) and the French Academy of Science. The candidates are judged on all aspects of their PhD work, including fundamental contributions to industrial transfers, publication impact, teaching, mentoring, and scientific dissemination activities. A Grand Prize and two ex aequo Accessit Prizes are given. Matthieu Dorier was given one of the latter.

PhD award of the Fondation Rennes 1: 2nd prize for Matthieu Dorier in the Matisse Doctoral School in 2015.

The Rennes 1 Foundation PhD award from the Fondation Rennes 1 is given every year to 8 outstanding new doctors from the 4 doctoral schools associated with the University of Rennes 1 (2 awards per doctoral school). The candidates are judged on the innovative aspects of their PhD thesis, "innovative" being understood in the sense of impact on socioeconomic development and technology transfers.

5 International Journals

This year the team published 5 papers in high-quality journals including IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Future Generation Computer Systems (2), World Wide Web.