Johann Poignant

Research scientist in Artificial Intelligence

My profile

Doctor in artificial intelligence, I am specialized in analysis, cleaning, indexing, annotation, search and visualization of multimedia and multimodal data via signal processing (image, sound, video, text,...), supervised and unsupervised machine learning, deep learning, active learning, multimodal fusion,...

Project manager, writer of scientific articles, multi-disciplinary teacher,...

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Research domains on multimodal and multimedia datas

Analysis, cleaning, indexing, annotation, search and visualization of data of small or large corpora

Supervised, semi-supervised, unsupervised learning, deep learning, active learning, multimodal fusion,...

Signal processing (image, sound, video, text,...)

And also...

Numerous collaborations with research laboratories and companies in several countries, project manager, team coaching, scientific and technical watch, organization and participation of evaluation campaigns



4 articles in journals

24 articles in conferences with acts

Numerous presentations in workshops and guest seminars

Reviewer and publisher of scientific articles for newspapers and conferences (journal TCSVT, Image Processing, MediaEval-2015, RJCRI-CORIA)

Google Scholar

+2700 teaching hours

Java, C++, Python, database, biometrics, project monitoring, C2i, office software, domotic, electronics, industrial techniques,...

level Bac+1 to Bac+5

Administrative responsibilities: coordination of formation, selection of candidates, follow-up students in companies,...

Technical skills

Python (Jupyter ipython notebook), PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, CCS3, SQL, Shell Unix
C, C++, Java, Android
Libraries: opencv, pytorch, numpy/scipy/pandas, matplotlib, scikit-learn, PIL, weka, bootstrap, JQuery, node.js, MySQL, MongoDB
Environment, parallelization and cloud computing: Jupyter, OAR, Taktuk, Amazon AWS
Versioning systems: git, svn
System and Administration: Mac OS X, Linux, Windows
Office software: Latex, Openoffice, Microsoft Office



Work Experiences

September 2018 – ongoing  
Data scientist
October 2017 – August 2018 
Markhor Design
December 2017 – August 2018 
Université Grenoble Alpes, IUT GEA
March 2016 – August 2017 
Research engineer 
LIG (Laboratoire d'informatique de Grenoble)
Deep learning on small corpora: application to a task of instance search of museum artwork images and a task of hand gestures identification seen at the first person
September 2014 – February 2016
LIMSI laboratory - Paris
Design a prototype of a new collaborative annotation framework of multi-modal, multimedia and multi-lingual data on multiple places
September 2013 – August 2014 
Teacher assistant (ATER)
UPMF (Université Pierre Mendès-France) and LIG (Laboratoire d'informatique de Grenoble)
October 2010 – August 2013 
LIG (Laboratoire d'informatique de Grenoble)
Multi-modal person identification in broadcatst TV
May 2010 – July 2010 
Development engineer 
Development of a platform of documents versioning
February 2009 - June 2009 
Training period (Master) 
TIMC laboratory
Spatio-temporal analysis of dynamic MRI for the detection of suspicious areas of prostate cancer
March 2005 - August 2008 
Coordinator of the BTS domotic (BAC+2) and teacher in computer science (development C, C++, database,...) and in electrical, electronic, mechanical engineering 
CFP les Charmilles
April 2004 to August 2004 
Training period (Master)
Development of a software audit tool


PhD in computer science at the LIG laboratory (Grenoble, France), within MRIM and GETALP team. Director: Laurent Besacier and Georges Quénot. Title : Unsupervised identification of persons in TV broadcasts
Master 2 Research in Computer Science option Artificial Intelligence and Web, with honors, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble
Master 2 (DESS) following my master CCI (complementary competence in computer science), with honors, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Master 1 degree EEA (Electrics, Electronics, Automatic), University Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Licence IE (Electrical Engineering), University Claude Bernard Lyon 1
IUT GEII (Electrical and Industrial Computer Engineering), University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble

Scientific publications


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  • Grenoble - FRANCE
  • johannpoignant AT
  • +0(33)6 88 38 35 07