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I am full professor in computer science at the University Jean Monnet (UJM) of Saint-Etienne and I am member of the Laboratoire Hubert Curien UMR CNRS 5516 and the computer science department of UJM.

Since january 2015, I am head of the Data Intelligence research group which covers machine learning, data mining and information retrieval. Follow our team on twitter , and on our YouTube channel!

Since september 2013, I am head of the computer science master program at the University and I manage the second year of the track Données et Syst&eagrave;emes Connectés (formerly known as Web Intelligence) look at the teaching section for details.

Recent news

  • We are hiring a post-doc in machine learning, transfer learning, multi-view learning. More information here, if you are interested contact us as soon as possible. Expected Starting date: december 2017/january 2018.
  • Creation of the Machine Learning French Speaking Academic Society (SSFAM for Societe Savante Francophone d'Apprentissage Machine), check the website here
  • I got a ICML reviewer award for ICML 2015
  • A paper at: NIPS 2017, ECML 2017, EMNLP 2017
  • Recent reviewer/program committee member: AAAI 2018, NIPS 2017, IJCAI 2017, ICML 2017, AISTATS 2017, NIPS 2016, ICML 2016, NIPS 2015, ICML 2015
  • Have a look to our book on metric learning, Morgan & Claypool, 2015.

Short bio

I defended my Phd in 2004 at the University of Saint-Etienne. From 2005 to 2011 I was assistant professor at the University of Aix-Marseille and a member of the machine learning group of the fundamental computer science laboratory where I defended my habilitation thesis in 2010. I also spent 8 months at the University of Alicante in Spain. I got my current position as a full professor in 2011.

Contact information :

  • E-mail: amaury [dot] habrard arobase univ-st-etienne [dot] fr
  • Phone: (+33) (0)4 69 66 32 64
  • Fax: (+33) (0)4 77 91 57 81
  • Snail mail:

    Amaury Habrard
    Laboratoire Hubert Curien
    18 rue du Professeur Benoît Lauras
    42000 Saint-Etienne