Applied Mathematics and Signal Processing

Senior Research Associate

Professor at UCLouvain

Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Electronics and Applied Mathematics (ICTEAM)
Applied Mathematics Department (INMA)

Funded by the Belgian National Science Foundation - FRS-FNRS

+32 10 47 80 54 (fax: +32 10 47 20 89)

Image and Signal Processing Group (ISPGroup), ICTEAM/INMA
Office address: A.112, Euler building, Louvain-la-Neuve
Mail address: INMA/ICTEAM, Avenue Georges Lemaître 4-6/L4.05.01, B1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

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Main fields of interest:

  • Compressive sensing: theory and applications
  • Computational imaging, with applications in optics, astronomy, and hyperspectral and biomedical imaging
  • Regularized inverse problems solving, and data restoration problems.
  • Low-complexity representation of data (such as sparse or low-rank models, wavelets, spherical data).
  • Quantized and one-bit compressive sensing.
  • Compressive Learning and compressive density estimation

Teaching & Services

PhD-students and postdocs (in link with these fields)

  • Rémi Delogne (TA UCLouvain, 2020-)
  • Olivier Leblanc (FNRS, 2020-)
  • Dr Alexander Stollenwerk (PDR FNRS, 2020-)
  • Thomas Feuillen (TA UCLouvain, 2015-, co-advised with L. Vandendorpe)
  • Stéphanie Guérit (PhD-student, TA UCLouvain, co-advised with J. Lee, 2014-)
  • Gilles Monnoyer de Galland de Carnières (PhD-student, FNRS, co-advised with L. Vandendorpe, 2019-)
  • Vincent Schellekens (PhD-student, FNRS, 2017-)

Former PhD-students, researchers and postdocs

  • Dr Benoît Pairet (2014-2020, FRIA/FNRS)
  • Dr Pierre-Yves Gousenbourger (2014-2020, TA UCLouvain, co-advised with P.-A. Absil)
  • Dr Wissam Benjilali (2015-2019, CEA-Leti, main advisors: G. Sicard, W. Guicquero)
  • Dr Amirafshar Moshtaghpour (2015-2019, FRIA/FNRS)
  • Dr Chunlei Xu (Postdoc, AlterSense Project, MIS-FNRS, 2016-2018)
  • Dr Kévin Degraux (2013-2018, FNRS)
  • Dr Valerio Cambareri (Postdoc, AlterSense Project, MIS-FNRS, 2015-2017)
  • Dr Augustin Cosse (2010-2016, co-advised with L. Demanet)
  • Dr Adriana Gonzalez Gonzalez (2010-2016, TA UCLouvain)
  • Dr Prasad Sudhakar (2011-2014, Postdoc, DETROIT project)
  • Alexandre Saint (2011-2012, engineer, DETROIT project)
  • Muhammad Arsalan (2014, PhD-student)


  • Feburary 4th, 2020: T. Feuillen and I are invited by T. Fromentèze in the seminars of the "Comité d'Animation Scientifique pour l'Interdisciplinarité" (CASI), Institut XLIM (Limoges, France). Giving a talk entitled "Keep the phase! Signal recovery in phase-only compressive sensing" (pdf slides, video)
  • January 21th, 2021: Organizing and chairing a special session at EUSIPCO 2020 (Virtual Amsterdam) with Emrah Bostan (ams International AG, Switzerland), on the theme of "Computational Imaging in the Era of Learning: Imagers, Priors and Algorithms"
  • December 2-4, 2020: Participation to iTWIST'20, with 5 papers and 1 talk (see here)
  • October 2020: Two new PhD students join the team, Olivier Leblanc (FNRS), who'll work on computational imaging and deep learnign solutions for lensless endoscopy, and Rémi Delogne (TA UCLouvain), who'll work on random sketching techniques with optical processor units.
  • October 1st, 2020: I've been promoted FNRS Senior Research Associate (aka Maître de Recherche) and Professor at UCLouvain.
  • September 23th, 2020: PhD defense of Benoît Pairet on "Signal processing methods for high-contrast observation of planetary systems". Jury: Christophe Craeye (UCLouvain), Christophe De Vleeschouwer (UCLouvain), Olivier Absil (ULiège, Belgium), Faustine Cantalloube (MPIA, Germany), and I (co-advisor).
  • September 22th, 2020: PhD defense of Pierre-Yves Gousenbourger on "Interpolation and fitting on Riemannian manifolds" (pdf). Jury: Prof. Pierre-Antoine Absil (co-advisor, UCLouvain), Jean-Pierre Raskin (UCLouvain), Jean-François Remacle (UCLouvain), Benedikt Wirth (Universität Münster, Germany), Gabriel Peyré (Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris, France), and I (advisor).
  • July 16th, 2020: PhD Jury, C. Scotté, "Raman comprimé : développements et applications", Institut Fresnel (team of H. Rigneault), France.
  • June 2020: One new postdoc in the team, Alexander Stollenwerk, who'll study the interplay between random embeddings, deep neural networks, and quantization.
  • September 20th, 2019: Invited to give a keynote lecture on "Computational Fourier Transform Interferometry for Hyperspectral Imaging" (slides) in the Meeting on Image reconstruction of the network on "Turning images into value through statistical parameter estimation", UGhent, Belgium.
  • May 28th, 2019: "Student Best Paper Runner-up" award at ISCAS'19 for the work of Wissam Benjilali (CEA, France) on "An Analog-to-Information VGA Image Sensor Architecture for Support Vector Machine on Compressive Measurements", cowritten with W. Guicquero, G. Sicard, and I.
  • May 14-17, 2019: Attending ICASSP'19, Brighton, UK. Given an invited talk on "Compressive Single-pixel Fourier Transform Imaging using Structured Illumination" (joint work with A. Moshtaghpour and J. M. Bioucas Dias) at the special session "Recent Advances in Signal Processing for Large-Scale Computational Imaging", in ICASSP'19, Brighton, UK.
  • February 2-8, 2019: Attending the International Biomedical and Astronomical Signal Processing (BASP) Frontiers workshop, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland. Given an invited talk on "Structured Illumination and Variable Density Sampling for Compressive Fourier Transform Interferometry", joint work with A. Moshtaghpour.

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