Doctoral and postdoctoral positions available. Please contact me if you are interested.

General information for short-term visitors (university history, travel, accommodation, etc.). Information for long-term visitors.

Past postdocs and
long-term visitors
Balázs Gerencsér (2013-2014), Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary.
Christophe Cloquet (2013-2014), VUB, Belgium.
Samuel Martin (2012-2013), Université de Lorraine, France.
Luis Rocha (2011-2013), Umeå University, Sweden.
Markus Esch (2011-2012), University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
Patrick De Leenheer (2011-2012), University of Florida, USA.
Manuel López Martinez (2009-2010 and 2011-2012), Universidad de Sevilla, Spain.
Sophie Hautphenne (2009-2010), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.
Balázs Csanád Csáji (2008-2009), Hungarian Academy of Science, Hungary.
Jari Saramaki (2008), Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.
Paul Bell (2007-2008), University of Liverpool, UK.
Renaud Lambiotte (2007-2008), Imperial College, London, UK.
Emmanuel Hainry (2006-2007), Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy, France.
Jean-Loup Guillaume (2006-2007), University of Paris 7, France.
Fabien Mathieu (2005), Université de Montpellier, France.
Vladimir Protasov (2005), University of Moscow, Russia.
Fabian Wirth (2004), Universität Würzburg, Germany.
Petr Kurka (2003), Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
Pascal Koiran (2001 and 2002), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France.
Alexander Vladimirov (2001 and 2002), Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. 
Anahi Gajardo (2001-2002), Universidad de Concepción, Chile.
Vincent Canterini (2000-2002), Université de Marseille, Fance. 
Eugene Asarin (2000), Université Paris 7, France.
Codrin Nichitiu (1999-2000), Université de Saint Etienne, France.
Leonid Gurvits (1999), Los Alamos National Laboratories, USA.
Julien Cassaigne (1999 and 2008), Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy, Marseille, France.
Natacha Portier (1998-1999), Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Lyon, France.

Current and past
PhD students
Emilie Renard (Research Assistant, 2013-). TBD
Corentin Vande Kerckhove (FRIA, 2013-). TBD
Pierre Deville (FNRS, 2011-). TBD
Adeline Decuyper
(FNRS, 2011-). TBD
Nicolas Boumal
(FNRS, 2010-). Low-rank matrix completion.
Chia-Tche Chang
(FNRS, 2008-). Algorithmic approaches to joint spectral radius computation.
Gautier Krings
(Research assistant, 2007-2012), Extraction of information from large networks.
Cristobald de Kerchove (Research assistant, 2004-2009), Ranking large networks: Leadership, optimization and distrust.
Raphaël Jungers (FNRS, 2005-2008), Applications of the joint spectral radius.
    IBM PhD thesis prize 2009. 
Julien Hendrickx (FNRS, 2004-2008), Graphs and networks for the analysis of autonomous agent systems
    EECI european PhD thesis prize 2008, Alcatel-Bell PhD thesis prize 2009. 
Laure Ninove (FNRS, 2003-2008), Dominant vectors of nonnegative matrices. Applications to information extraction.
Ho Ngoc Diep (FRIA, 2003-2008), Nonnegative matrix factorization. Algorithms and applications.
Jean-Charles Delvenne (FNRS, 2002-2005), Dynamics, Information and computation
    IBM PhD thesis prize 2005.
Jacques Theys (FNRS, 2001-2005), Joint spectral radius: Theory and approximations 
    Benelux meeting prizes 2004 and 2005.

Interns
2011-2012 Connie Chan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
2009-2010 Anurag Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
2006-2007 Kushagra Nagaich, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
2002-2003 Xavier Lebreton, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon
2002-2003 Benjamin Orgogozo, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm), Paris
2000-2001 Pierre Senellart, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm), Paris
1997-1998 Sébastien Blondeel, Université de Paris VI

PhD thesis committee
(outside UCL)
2012 Xavier Koegler (Supervisors: Pierre Fraigniaud and Olivier Bournez), Université Paris Diderot, France  
        Population protocols, games, and large populations
2012 Adrien Friggeri (Supervisor: Eric Fleury), Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Lyon, France
        A Quantitative Theory of Social Cohesion
2012 Salvatore Scellato (Supervisor: Cecilia Mascolo), University of Cambridge, UK
        Spatial properties of online social services: measurement, analysis and applications
2011 Amir Ali Ahmadi (Supervisor : Pablo Parrilo), MIT, USA
        Algebraic Relaxations and Hardness Results in Polynomial Optimization and Lyapunov analysis
2011 Thomas Aynaud (Supervisor : Jean-Loup Guillaume), Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
        Détection de communautés dans les réseaux dynamiques
2011 Alireza Khadivi (Supervisor : Martin Hasler), EPFL, Switzerland
        Distributed Dynamics on Networks and their Applications
2010 Alina Stoica (Supervisor : Michel Habib and Christophe Prieur), University of Paris VII, France
        Analyse de la structure locale des grands réseaux sociaux
2009 Florence Bénézit (Supervisor : Patrick Thiran), EPFL, Switzerland
        Distributed average consensus for wireless sensor networks
2008 Alain Sarlette (Supervisor: Rodolphe Sepulchre), University of Liège, Belgium
        Contrôle distribué de mouvements collectifs dans des systèmes dynamiques multi-agents
2008 Jussi Kumpala (Supervisor: Jari Saramaki), Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
        Community structures in complex networks
2007 Ather Gattami (Supervisor: Anders Rantzer), Lund University, Sweden
        Optimal decisions with limited information
2007 Pascal Pons (Supervisor : Mathieu Latapy), Université de Paris VI, Paris, France
        Détection de communautés dans les grands graphes de terrain
2007 Bart Van Luyten (Supervisor: Bart De Moor), KULeuven, Belgium
        Nonnegative matrix factorizations
2007 Mathieu Latapy, Université de Paris 6, France
        HDR : Grands graphes de terrain. Mesure et métrologie, analyse, modélisation, algorithmique
2006 Olivier Bournez, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, France
        HDR : Modèles continues. Calculs. Algorithmes distribués
2006 Emmanuel Hainry (Supervisor: O. Bournez), Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, France
        Modèles de calcul sur les réels, résultats de comparaison
2006 Patrice Rondao Alface (Supervisor: Benoît Macq), UCL, Belgium
        Perception and re-synchronization issues for the watermarking of 3D shapes
2006 Dirk Janssens (Supervisor: Bart De Moor), KULeuven, Belgium
        Context-driven mining of literature
2005 Laurent Viennot, Ecole Polytechnique, France
        HDR : Autour des graphes et du routage
2004 Fabien Mathieu (Supervisor: Michel Habib), Université de Montpellier II, France
        Structure du web et moteurs de recherche
2002 Gérard Schneider (Supervisor: Eugène Asarin), Université Grenoble, France     
        Analyse algorithmique des systèmes hybrides polygonaux
2001 Timoteo Cotroneo (Supervisor: Jan Willems), University of Groningen, The Netherlands     
        Algorithms in behavioral systems theory
1999 Olivier Bournez (Supervisor: Prof. Michel Cosnard), Ecole Nationale Supérieure, Lyon, France     
        Complexité algorithmique des systèmes continus et hybrides
1999 Inès Klimann (Supervisor: Prof. Jean-Eric Pin), Université de Paris VII, France
        Langages, séries et contrôle de trajectoires
1998 Natacha Portier (Supervisor: Prof. Bruno Poizat), Université de Lyon I, France 
        Complexité algébrique: stabilité polynomiale des corps différentiels