Welcome! I am originally from Québec City, Canada, and after almost 10 years in the States I am back in this beautiful city since 2013.

I obtained my Ph.D. in 2011 from the Robotics Institute, in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where I was advised by Alyosha Efros and Srinivas Narasimhan. I then spent a year as a Computer Vision Scientist at Tandent, Inc., followed by another year as a Post-Doc at Disney Research, Pittsburgh. I’m now a Full Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Université Laval.

I do research in computer vision, machine learning, AR and VR. In particular, I am interested in exploring how physics-based models and data-driven machine learning techniques can be combined to better understand, model, interpret, and recreate the richness of our visual world. See here for a more “official” bio.

My group has captured some of the largest datasets of HDR illumination, both indoors and outdoors, freely available to academic researchers. Get them here.

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