Section: Highlights of the Year

Highlights of the Year

New appointments:

  • Florence Forbes has been appointed as a member of the advisory committee of the Helmholtz AI Cooperation Unit https://helmholtz.ai/.

Data Challenges

  • Pixyl winner of the Société Francaise de Radiologie Data Challenge 2019

    Pixyl, a Grenoble-based start-up originating in the team and Inserm, accompanied by a team of neuroradiologists and academics, distinguished itself in the AI challenge held during the 2019 edition of the Journées Francophone de Radiologie, which took place from 11 to 14 October in Paris. The Challenge was about prediction of multiple sclerosis patient disability from a single MRI image


  • Meryem Bousebata received the second best presentation award at the “10th conference of the international society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM)" organized by CNRS-University of Nice and AFPCN and held from 16 to 18 October 2019 in Nice.

  • Mariia Vladimirova received the best poster award for her work [45] at the “12th Conference on Bayesian Nonparametrics”, Oxford University, UK, June 24-28, 2019.

Best Paper Award:
M. Bousebata, G. Enjolras, S. Girard.

Bayesian estimation of natural extreme risk measures. Application to agricultural insurance, in: IDRiM 2019 - 10th conference of the international society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management, Nice, France, October 2019.