Section: Dissemination

Teaching - Supervision - Juries


  • Master: Frédéric Chazal and Quentin Mérigot, Analyse Topologique des Données, 30h eq-TD, Université Paris-Sud, France.

  • Master: Jean-Daniel Boissonnat and Marc Glisse, Computational Geometry Learning, 36h eq-TD, M2, MPRI, France.

  • Master: Frédéric Cazals and Frédéric Chazal, Geometric Methods for Data Analysis, 30h eq-TD, M1, École Centrale Paris, France.

  • Master: Frédéric Chazal and Julien Tierny, Topological Data Analysis, 38h eq-TD, M2, Mathématiques, Vision, Apprentissage (MVA), ENS Paris-Saclay, France.

  • Master: Steve Oudot, Topological data analysis, 45h eq-TD, M1, École polytechnique, France.

  • Master: Steve Oudot, Data Analysis: geometry and topology in arbitrary dimensions, 24h eq-TD, M2, graduate program in Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Visual Computing, École polytechnique, France.

  • Undergrad-Master: Steve Oudot, preparatory course for international programming contests, 54h eq-TD, L3/M1, École polytechnique, France.

  • Summer School on topological data analysis and persistent homology: Steve Oudot, advanced topics, 6h eq-TD, Trento, Italy, June 2018.

  • Summer School on geometric data: Frédéric Chazal and Marc Glisse, Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, 9h eq-TD, Fréjus, Sept. 2018.

  • Winter School on Computational Geometry, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Course on Delaunay Triangulation of Manifolds, March 2018.


  • PhD : Claire Brécheteau, Statistical aspects of distance-like functions , Defended on September 2018, Frédéric Chazal (co-advised by Pascal Massart).

  • PhD in progress: Bertrand Beaufils, Méthodes topologiques et apprentissage statistique pour l’actimétrie du piéton à partir de données de mouvement, started November 2016, Frédéric Chazal (co-advised by Bertrand Michel).

  • PhD: Jérémy Cochoy, Decomposition and stability of multidimensional persistence modules, Defended on December 10, 2018, Steve Oudot.

  • PhD in progress: Yitchzak Solomon, Inverse problems in topological data analysis, started September 1st, 2016, Steve Oudot (co-advised by Jeff Brock, Brown University).

  • PhD in progress: Nicolas Berkouk, Categorification of topological graph structures, started November 1st, 2016, Steve Oudot.

  • PhD in progress: Théo Lacombe, Statistics for persistence diagrams using optimal transport, started October 1st, 2017, Steve Oudot.

  • PhD in progress: Alba Chiara de Vitis, Concentration of measure and clustering, Jean-Daniel Boissonnat and David Cohen-Steiner.

  • PhD in progress: Siargey Kachanovich, Manifold reconstruction in higher dimensions, Jean-Daniel Boissonnat.

  • PhD in progress: Siddharth Pritam, Approximation algorithms in Computational Topology, Jean-Daniel Boissonnat.

  • PhD in progress: Raphaël Tinarrage, Persistence and stability of nerves in measured metric spaces for Topological Data Analysis, started September 1st, 2017, Frédéric Chazal and Marc Glisse.

  • PhD in progress: Vincent Divol, statistical aspects of TDA, started September 1st, 2017, Frédéric Chazal (co-advised by Pascal Massart).

  • PhD in progress: Owen Rouillé, September 2018, co-advised by C. Maria and J-D. Boissonnat.


  • J-D. Boissonnat was a member of the committee for the HDR defense of Aurélien Alvarez (Université d'Orléans).

  • F. Chazal was a member of the PhD defense committee of Jisu Kim (Carnegie Mellon University, advisors: A. Rinaldo and L. Wasserman), Claire Brécheteau (Université Paris-Saclay, advisors: F. Chazal and P. Massart), Hariprasad Kannan (Centrale-Supelec, advisor: N. Paragios), Dorian Nognen (Ecole Polytechnique, advisor: M. Ovsjanikov).

  • S. Oudot was a member of the Ph.D. defence committee of Tim Ophelders (T.U. Eindhoven, advisors: Bettina Speckmann and Kevin Buchin).