INRIA - France

Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique
Université de Rennes 1 / IRISA
Campus de Beaulieu,
F-35042 Rennes Cedex, France

HEADS Contact

 Olivier Barais

 Associate professor
 Tel: +33 299842541


Established in 1967, Inria is the only public research body fully dedicated to computational sciences. Combining computer sciences with mathematics, Inria’s 3,500 researchers strive to invent the digital technologies of the future, through 174 research project teams. Educated at leading international universities, they creatively integrate basic research with applied research and dedicate themselves to solving real problems, collaborating with the main players in public and private research in France and abroad and transferring the fruits of their work to innovative companies. The researchers at Inria published over 4,850 papers in 2011. They are behind over 270 active patents and 105 start-ups. In 2011, Inria’s budget came to 265,2 million euros, 30% of which represented its own resources. INRIA is partner in about 180 FP7 projects, nearly 100 of them being in the ICT theme of the Cooperation programme.

Key personnel involved in the project
Olivier Barais is an Associate Professor at the University of Rennes 1, member of the Triskell INRIA research team. He received an engineering degree from the Ecole des Mines de Douai, France in 2002 and a PhD in computer science from the University of Lille 1, France in 2005. After having been a PhD student in the Jacquard INRIA research team, he is currently associate professor at University of Rennes 1 and a member of the Triskell INRIA group. His research interests include Component Based Software Design, Model-Driven Engineering and Aspect Oriented Modeling. Olivier Barais has co-authored 8 journals, 36 international conference papers, 2 book chapters and 26 workshop papers in conferences and journals such as SoSyM, IEEE Computer, ICSE, MoDELS, SPLC and CBSE.

Dr. Benoit Baudry received a PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Rennes, France, in 2003. He first worked at CEA (French center for atomic energy) before joining INRIA in 2004. In 2008 he was a visiting researcher in Colorado State University for one year. His research interests include software testing and verification, model-driven engineering, and requirements analysis. He has published more than 60 papers in international journals and conferences. He leads the INRIA TRISKELL team, which investigates model-driven engineering and software product lines from requirements to runtime. He is the coordinator of the FP7 FET DIVERSIFY project. He is chair of the steering committee of the IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation. He is involved in several program committees for international conferences (RE, MODELS, ICST in 2012) and is the PC chair for the IEEE ICST'2013.

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