I am a research scientist at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research, Paris. I received my PhD in computer science from the University Paris 6 in 1996. I then spent one year at the University of Montreal working with Y. Bengio and one year at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley. From 1998 to 2007, I held an assistant professor position at the University Paris 11/LIMSI. Prior to joining Facebook in 2015, I was professor for computer science at the University of Le Mans where I led a large group on statistical machine translation.

In 2013, I was awarded senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France.


Natural language processing, machine translation, human-machine interaction, and deep neural networks