Curriculum Vitae of Jean-Daniel Fekete

1.  Position

Since Dec. 2013:
Senior Research Scientist, Directeur de Recherche 1e Classe
Head of the Aviz Inria Team (
INRIA Saclay-Île-de-France
Member of the Computer Science Department of Université Paris-Saclay
Bat. 660, University Paris Sud
F91405 Orsay Cedex, France
Home Page:
ORCID: 0000-0003-3770-8726
ResearchID: N-9175-2018
Publications: On HAL

2.  Education

  • May 2005: Habilitation à diriger les recherches (Tenure): Nouvelle génération d'Interfaces Homme-Machine pour mieux agir et mieux comprendre, Univ. d'Orsay Paris Sud. Jury:Joëlle Coutaz, Prof. Univ. of Grenoble II, Saul Greenberg, Prof. Univ. of Calgary, Canada, Ben Shneiderman, Prof. Univ. of Maryland, USA, Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, Prof. Univ. Paris XI, Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, Prof. Univ. Paris VI, Guy Mélançon, Prof. Univ. Montpellier III, Claude Puech, Prof. Univ. Grenoble II
  • Feb 1996: Ph.D. in Computer Science. Lab. De Recheche en Informatique (LRI), University Paris-Sud
  • Sep. 89: DEA (Master) in Computer Science, University Paris-8

3.  Experience

  • On Sabbatical leave at NYU-Poly Jan-Sep. 2015, Harvard Univ. Oct-Dec. 2015
  • Senior Researcher (DR1), Aviz Project-Team, INRIA Saclay - île-de-France, since Dec. 2013
  • Senior Researcher (DR2), Aviz Project-Team, INRIA Saclay - île-de-France, Sep. 2006 - Nov. 2013
  • Confirmed Researcher (CR1), In-situ Project-Team, INRIA Saclay - île-de-France, Sep. 2002 - Aug. 2006
  • Visiting Professor, Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, University of Maryland, College Park, USA, Aug. 2001 - Aug. 2002
  • Head of the Interactive Design and Modeling group, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, Nov. 2000 - Jul. 2001
  • Assistant Professor, Interactive Design and Modeling group, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, Sep. 1996 - Oct. 2000
  • Ph.D. student Lab. De Recherche en Informatique (LRI), University of Paris-Sud., Sep 1989 - Feb 1996
  • Principal software architect of the "Tic Tac Toon" professional animation system 2001 S.A. Company, France. Sep. 1989 - Sep. 1995
  • Software Developer and co-founder of C2V, French Startup Company, 1987-1989
  • Military service, 1986-1987
  • Research Assistant, Distributed Operating System Research Group (Chorus), INRIA Rocquencourt, 1985-1986
  • Research Assistant, "Medical Assistance to the Third World" group, Centre Mondial de l'Informatique, Paris, 1982-1986

4.  Distinctions and Awards

  1. IEEE VGTC Visualization Technical Award (2020)
  2. IEEE VGTC Visualization Academy (2020)
  3. ACM SIGCHI Academy (2020)
  4. Best Paper Honorable Mention, AVI 2020 Interactive Time-Series of Measures for Exploring Dynamic Networks
  5. AMiner Most Influential Scholar Award (2007~2017)
  6. Best Paper, ACM UIST 2016, Zooids: Building Blocks for Swarm User Interfaces
  7. Certificate of Appreciation from IEEE for the organization of IEEE VIS 2014 as General Chair.
  8. Distinguished ACM Speaker, 2014
  9. Computing Reviews' Notable Books and Articles 2013 for Visual Analytics Infrastructures: From Data Management to Exploration.
  10. Best Paper Honorable Mention, IEEE InfoVis 2013, SoccerStories: A Kick-off for Visual Soccer Analysis
  11. Best Paper, IFIP Interact 2013, PolemicTweet: Video Annotation and Analysis through Tagged Tweets
  12. Best Paper, CHI 2013, Weighted Graph Comparison Techniques for Brain Connectivity Analysis
  13. Best Paper Honorable Mention, IEEE InfoVis 2012, Assessing the Effect of Visualizations on Bayesian Reasoning Through Crowdsourcing.
  14. Best Paper Honorable Mention, Fraunhofer IGD 2011, Visual Analysis of Large Graphs: State-of-the-Art and Future Research Challenges
  15. Google Research Award, 2011, Information Visualization for the People
  16. Best Paper, IEEE InfoVis 2008,Rolling the Dice: Multidimensional Visual Exploration using Scatterplot Matrix Navigation.
  17. Brian Shakel Award (Best Paper), Interact 2007, MatLink: Enhanced Matrix Visualization for Analyzing Social Networks.

5.  Workshop Organization

  1. Interactive Visualization for Interpretable Machine Learning ~ Beyond Visualization and Steering of the Parametric Space, with Alex Endert, Bongshin Lee, and Shixia Liu, Seminar 161, Shonan, Japan, Nov. 2019
  2. Provenance and Logging for Sense Making, with T. J. Jankun-Kelly, Melanie Tory, and Kai Xu, Seminar 18462, Dagstuhl, Germany, Nov. 2018
  3. Progressive Data Analysis and Visualization, with Danyel Fisher, Arnab Nandi, and Michael Sedlmair, Seminar 18411, Dagstuhl, Germany, Oct. 2018
  4. Connecting Visualization and Data Management Research, with Remco Chang, Juliana Freire, and Carlos E. Scheidegger, Seminar 17461, Dagstuhl, Germany, Nov. 2017
  5. Doctoral Colloquium at the French Visualization Day 2017
  6. Logging Interactive Visualizations&Visualizing Interaction Logs, with Romain Vuillemot, Jeremy Boy, Aurélien Tabard, and Charles Perin. Hosted by IEEE VIS, Baltimore., 2016
  7. International Workshop on Interactive, Ultra-High-Resolution Displays, with Alex Endert, Kasper Hornbaek, Chris North, Chris Rooney. Hosted by ACM CHI, Paris, Apr. 27th, 2013
  8. VisMaster Workshop on Visual Analytics Software Architecture, with Thomas Baudel, ISC Paris, Dec. 4-6, 2008
  9. Workshop on Information Visualization Software Infrastructures, with Katy Börner and Bruce Herr, Visualization Summit, Zürich, Switzerland, Jul. 7, 2007
  10. Information Visualization - Human-Centered Issues in Visual Representation, Interaction, and Evaluation with Kerren, Chris North and John Stasko, Seminar 07221, Dagstuhl, Germany, May 28-Jun 1, 2007
  11. Workshop on Information Visualization Software Infrastructures, with Katy Börner, IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (InfoVis), Oct. 9, 2004

6.  Funded Projects

CHIST-ERAInteractive and Visual Analysis of Networks (IVAN)18-21
Microsoft-Research-INRIANetwork Visualization: Visualization of complex and dynamic networks, from social networks to brain connectivity14-15
European InfrastructureCendari: integrating digital archives and resources for research on medieval and modern European history.12-16
Google Research AwardInformation Visualization for the People11-12
European FET-Open CAVisMaster: Visual Analytics - Mastering the Information Age. European project to organize the European Research on Visual Analytics08-10
Microsoft-Research-INRIAReActivity: reflect upon, interact with and improve the research processes07-10
European TMRPAVR: Plate form for Animation and Virtual Reality97-01
EDFVisual Sensitivity Analysis for Ensembles of Curves.19
IRT-SystemXVisualization and Visual Analytics of Blockchain.18-21
DataIA HistorIAExplorable and Explicable Analysis of Large Historical Databases.18-21
Equipex DigiscopeCollaborative interaction with complex data and computation.11-20
ANR TARANISTechnologies for the Appraisal of Risks through Animation and Simulation. with "Mathématique Appliquée S.A." (MASA), ESRI-France and LRI/INRIA. Funding: 118K€06-09
ANR AutographAnalysis and visualization of the Auto-organization process of online social communities. with France Telecom, LIAFA Univ. Paris VII, LIMSI, Univ. Paris XI. Funding: 103K€/670K€05-08
ANR WebContentsSemantic Web Platform, Associates: about 30 industrial and academic laboratories. Funding: 58k€/2M€05-08
ANR SEVENClassification and Visualization for Business Intelligence. Associates: EDF (Electricité de France), Ceremade Univ. Paris XII, LIMSI Univ. Paris XI. Funding: 110K€/440K€05-08
ANR MicrobiogenomicsOptimal extraction of pertinent information from complex and heterogeneous data provided by exhaustive genomic comparisons Associates: Biology laboratories IGM and MIG from Univ Paris XIII, Bioinformatics group of LRI; Univ Paris XIII and INRA. Funding: 80K€/410K€05-08
CNRS MillefeuilllesAnalysis and Visualization of the History of the French Central Institutions Associates: National Archives, Univ. Paris I, Ecole des Chartes.04-06
CNPq/INRIA EDGEEvaluation methods, Design Guidelines and Environments for Virtual Reality and Information Visualization Techniques. Associates: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Allegre, Brazil), Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro and MErLIn group INRIA05-08
RNTL OAdymPPACOutils pour l'Analyse dynamique et la mise au Point de Programmes avec Contraintes. Associates: INRIA, École des Mines de Nantes, Univ. of Nantes, Univ, of Orleans, ILOG00-04

7.  Ph.D. Supervision

Mohamad Alaul IslamMicro Visualization (co-supervision with Petra Isenberg)19-22
Alexis PisterExploration, Analysis, Interpretability of Large Historical Networks (co-supervision with Christophe Prieur)19-22
Marie DestandauInteractive Representation Techniques for the Web of Data (co-supervision with Emmanuel Pietriga and Caroline Appert)17-20
Natkamon TovanichVisualization and Visual Analytics of Blockchain (co-supervision with Petra Isenberg)18-21
Paola Llerena ValdiviaWavelet-based analysis of time-varying data on graphs (co-supervision with Luis Gustavo Nonato, University of São Paulo - USP)16-17
Marc BarnabéMultiscale reconstruction of microbial ecosystems using semi-supervised machine learning (co-supervision with Evelyne Lutton, INRIA)15-18
Mathieu le GocDynamic Tangible Visualization (co-supervision with Pierre Dragicevic, INRIA)13-16
Pascal GoffinCollaboration and annotation for visualization (co-supervision with Petra Isenberg)13-16
Jeremy BoyVisualization of Open Data for the masses (co-supervision with Françoise Detienne),
Currently Data Visualization Specialist at the United Nations, NY, USA
Charles PerinDynamic Data Visualization (co-supervision with Frédéric Vernier, LIMSI),
Currently Postdoc at Univ. of Calgary, Canada
Yvonne JansenTangible Visualization (co-supervision with Pierre Dragicevic, INRIA),
Researcher (eq. Assistant Prof.) at CNRS, Paris
Samuel HuronVisualization of Complex Time-Related Data,
Assistant Prof. at Telecom ParisTech, Paris
Benjamin BachVisualization of Ontologies (co-supervision with Emmanuel Pietriga, INRIA),
Currently Postdoc at Monash Univ., Australia
Nicolas HeulotVisualization and Interaction for Exploration of High-Dimensional Data (co-supervision with Michael Aupetit, CEA)
Engineer at IRT SystemX, France
Wael KhemiriData-intensive interactive workflows for visual analytics (co-supervision with Ioana Manolescu, INRIA and Véronique Benzaken, Univ. Paris-Sud)08-11
Nathalie HenryVisualization of Social Networks (co-supervision with Peter Eades, Univ. of Sydney)
Researcher at Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA
Mohammad GhoniemReal time visualization for debugging constraint-based systems,
Researcher at Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg
Pierre DragicevicMultiple Input Devices and Interaction,
Researcher at INRIA, France

8.  Post Doctorate Fellows

Gaëlle RicherPh.D. at Université Bordeaux19-21
Qing ChenPh.D. at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, with Emmanuel Bacry and Stéphane Gaïffas18-19
Paola ValdiviaPhD at University of São Paulo - USP18-21
Christoph KinkeldeyPh.D. at HafenCity University Hamburg, with Petra Isenberg17-18
André SpritzerPh.D. at UFRG ((Porto Allegre, Brazil), with Emmanuel Pietriga16-17
Conglei ShiPh.D. at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
Researcher at IBM Watson
André SpritzerPhD at UFRGS (Porto Allegre, Brazil)12-13
Wesley WillettPh.D. at Berkeley, with Petra Isenberg,
Assistant Prof. at Univ. of Calgary, Canada
Romain VuillemotUniversité de Lyon.
Assistant Prof. at École Centrale de Lyon, France
Franck VidalUniversity of Leeds. AVENIR Project,
Lecturer, Bangor Univ., UK
Nadia BoukhelifaUniveristy of Leeds. ReActivity Project,
Researcher at INRA, France
Fanny ChevalierUniversité de Bordeaux 1, ReActivity Project,
Researcher (equiv. Assistant Prof.) at INRIA, France
Tomer MoscovichBrown University, ReActivity Project,
Principal User Experience Designer at Sensel, USA
Stéphane HuotUniversité de Nantes, Autograph Project,
Senior Researcher (equiv. Prof.) at INRIA, France
Niklas ElmqvistChalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Assoc. Professor, Univ. of Maryland, USA
Nghi Do-ThanhCan Tho University, Viet-Nam, <?|Assoc. Prof, Can Tho Univ., Viet-Nam06-08
Howard GoodellUniversity of Massachusetts at Lowell,
Bioinformatics Engineer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Tian FengUniversity of Singapore03
Domingo Martin PerandrèsUniversity of Granada, Spain.
Prof., Univ. de Grenada, Spain
Jairo RochaUniversity of Baleares, Spain, Prof. at Univ. of Baleares, Spain01

9.  Professional Activities

9.1  Responsibilities

  • Member of the “Bureau du Comité de Projets” of INRIA Saclay - Île-de-France, 2013-2015
  • Member of the "Directing Committee" of "Institut des Systèmes Complexes" Paris Île-de-France, 2013-2015

9.2  Positions in Professional Societies

9.3  Conference Chair

9.4  Award Committees

9.5  Program Committee Member

  • IEEE Conference on Information Visualization (InfoVis) 2003-2006, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017-2019
  • EuroVis 2010-2011, 2016-2017, 2020-2021
  • ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems CHI 2008, 2011, 2012, 2017
  • Graph Drawing 2005, 2012, 2016
  • AVI 2016
  • IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) 2008-2010,2012,2014* Interact 2013
  • Workshop on Open Data (WOD) 2012
  • Workshop on Social Media Visualization (SocMedVis) 2012
  • JOBIM 2011
  • UK Workshop on Visual analytics 2011 Program Committee
  • EuroVA 2011
  • Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI) 2010-2012
  • Asia-Pacific Symposium on Visualisation (re-named PacificVis) 2007-2008-2010,2012, 2019
  • ACM UIST 2009
  • BEyond time and errors: novel evaLuation methods for Information 2006,2008
  • MeMos 2007: Supporting Human Memory with Interactive Systems
  • Workshop at the 2007 British HCI International Conference 2007
  • IHM (French HCI conference) 1998-2000, 2003-2006
  • VIEW (Visual Information Expert Workshop) 2006-2007
  • Proceedings Chair of IHM 2004 2004
  • Graphics Interface 2004 2004
  • CADUI 2004 2004
  • CIDE 06 (French Electronic Documents Conference) 2003
  • CADUI 2002 (International conference on CAD and HCI) 2002
  • IHM-HCI 2001 (English-French joint conference on HCI) 2001
  • ACM/Eurographics NPAR 2000 (co-chair) 2000
  • ACM IUI 1999
  • LMO (French Object Oriented Conference) 1998

9.6  Book Reviewing

  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers 2000
  • Addison Wesley 1995-2004

9.7  Journals Reviewing

  • EG Computer Graphics Forum
  • Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Interacting with Computers (Elsevier)
  • Coordinator of the special issue "Visualization for Digital Libraries" of the "Document Numérique" Journal with Eric Lecolinet
  • ACM Transactions on Applied Perception
  • Information Visualization Journal, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
  • Software Practice and Experience
  • IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications special issue
  • Non-Photorealistic Rendering (July/August 2003)
  • Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design
  • SPRINGER International Journal Universal Access in the Information Society
  • Eurographics Computer Graphics Forum
  • Revue de l'Interaction Homme Machine
  • Document Numérique, Hermes

9.8  Conference Reviewing

  • ACM Siggraph 2006,2008-2011, 2020
  • ACM CHI 2000-2019
  • ACM-UIST 2002-2010,2015-2016
  • IEEE PacificVis 2013
  • EuroVA 2011-2013
  • EuroVis (Eurographics) 2007-2016, 2019
  • IEEE ICDE 2012
  • ACM EICS 2011-2012
  • ACM Siggraph Asia 2011
  • Eurographics 2002-2004, 2011
  • Graphics Interface 2008
  • ACM IUI 1999, 2003
  • ACM Multimedia 2002
  • ACM DIS 2002
  • ECOOP 1999
  • IHM 1997-2010,2019

10.  Invited Talks

  1. Keynote of the visual computing summer school, "Progressive data analysis: a new language paradigm for scalability in exploratory data analysis", virtual, July 17, 2020
  2. Seminar at Inria Saclay, "Demandez le programme", "Progressivis", Palaiseau, Feb. 27, 2020
  3. Seminar at Shandong University, "Practical Use Cases for Progressive Visual Analytics", Qingdao, Nov. 26, 2019
  4. Seminar at Ochanomizu University, "Dynamic Social Networks and Progressive Data Analysis", Tokyo, Nov. 22, 2019
  5. Keynote at MARAMI 2019, "Advances in Network Visualization", Dijon, Nov. 8, 2019
  6. Panel at Imaginascience 2019, « Faire parler les données : le défi de la data visualisation », Annecy, October 16, 2019
  7. Keynote of the HILDA 2019 Workshop, "Multidimensional Projection at Scale on the Web: Tips and Tricks", Amsterdam, July 5th, 2019.
  8. Seminar at INED, "Exploration visuelle d’hypergraphes dynamiques", Paris, June 18th, 2019.
  9. Panel at Inria Scientific Days 2019, "Données, humanité(s), démarche scientifique", Lyon, June 6th, 2019.
  10. Invited Talk, University of Delft, "Analyzing the Evolution of Relationships with Dynamic Hypergraphs", Delft, Apr. 8th, 2019
  11. Invited Talk, EHESS, "Analyzing the Evolution of Relationships with Dynamic Hypergraphs", Paris, Apr. 3, 2019
  12. Invited Talk, VISUS Group, Univ. of Stuttgart, "Multidimensional Projection at Scale on the Web: Tips and Tricks", Stuttgart, Mar. 1, 2019
  13. Short talks, Journée Ministère de la Culture/Inria, "Deux exemples de cartographies des documents", Biblithèque de France, Nov. 2018
  14. Seminar EDF Lab Chatou "Progressive data analysis: a new language paradigm for scalability in exploratory data analysis", Chatou, Sep. 19, 2018
  15. Seminar de recherche Medialab, « Nouvelles visualisations de réseaux pour de nouvelles formes d’explorations et d’analyses », Sciences Po Paris, April 3rd, 2018
  16. Seminar Delft Data Science Seminar: Visual Data Science and its role in Computational Medicine The role of visualization in the hypothetico-deductive method, Delft University of Technology, January 6th, 2018
  17. Seminar Dataviz : idée, méthode et perception Visualisation d’information : des principes au passage à l’échelle, INED, Paris, December 4, 2017
  18. Invited Talk Jacques Bertin et le Laboratoire de Graphique : l’héritage de la représentation des données en sciences sociales Pérennité de la sémiologie graphique dans les pratiques contemporaines en visualisation. November 21, 2017.
  19. Keynote EA Artificial Evolution 2017, Progressive Data Analysis: a new computation paradigm for scalability in exploratory data analysis. October 25, 2017
  20. Keynote ChinaVis 2017, Qingdao, China, Progressive Data Analysis: a new computation paradigm for scalability in exploratory data analysis , July 17, 2017
  21. Invited Talk China-Germany Workshop, Qingdao, China, Visualization for the People, July 16, 2017
  22. Keynote WSOM+ 2017, LORIA, Nancy, France, Visualization of Complex Networks, June 28th, 2017
  23. Keynote VISIGRAPP 2017, Porto, Portugal, Understanding Complex Networks, Feb. 27, 2017
  24. Invited Talk, Univ. of Konstanz and Univ. of Stuttgart, ProgressiVis: A New Language Paradigm for Scalability in Exploratory Analytics, Feb. 9, 2017
  25. Keynote Speech, Univ. of Grenoble, Visualizing [Dense, Dynamic, Complex] Networks, Feb. 2, 2017
  26. Open Data Conference, La Rochelle, Panel on Open Data and Visualization, Jan. 17, 2017
  27. Bilan du programme ANR Kinsources, Paris, "Visualisation de réseaux dynamiques", July 8th, 2016
  28. Keynote at 2nd European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN), Paris, "Challenges in Social Network Visualization: Bigger, Dynamic, Multivariate.", June 16th, 2016
  29. School in Geomatique (GIS), Lyon, "DataVis and InfoVis", May 31th, 2016.
  30. Invited Talk, Aarhus University, "ProgressiVis: a New Workflow Model for Scalability in Information Visualization", Apr 20, 2016
  31. Invited Talk, INRIA Lille, "ProgressiVis: a New Workflow Model for Scalability in Information Visualization", Apr 15, 2016
  32. Invited Talk, MIT, "Visualizing Large and Dense Graphs", Dec. 2nd, 2015
  33. Invited Talk, Brown University, "ProgressiVis: a New Workflow Model for Scalability in Information Visualization", Nov. 4. 2015
  34. Invited Talk, Columbia University, "Visualizing Large and Dense Networks", Sep. 18th, 2015
  35. Invited Talk, IBM Watson Research Center, "ProgressiVis: a New Workflow Model for Scalability in Information Visualization", Sep. 17. 2015
  36. Invited Talk, Center for Data Science, New York University, "ProgressiVis: a New Workflow Model for Scalability in Information Visualization", Sep. 14, 2015
  37. Invited Talk, University of Maryland, "Visualization for the People: Where Are We Now", Sep. 10th, 2015
  38. Invited Talk, University of Maryland, "ProgressiVis: a New Workflow Model for Scalability in Information Visualization", Sep. 11th, 2015
  39. Keynote, Canadian Visual Analytics School (CANVAS), York Univ. Toronto, "Visualization Literacy", July 29th 2015
  40. Invited Talk, Microsoft Research Redmond, "Visualization for the People: Where Are We Now", Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2015
  41. Invited Talk, Tableau Software, Matrix-Based Visualization, Monday, Jun. 8. 2015
  42. The Visualization Distinguished Lecture Series, Georgia Tech "Visualization for the People: Where Are We Now", Friday, Apr. 10, 2015
  43. Horizon Maths 2014 "Visualisation de réseaux par matrices d'adjacence", Dec. 16 2014
  44. Keynote speaker for the Graph Drawing 2014 Symposium: Matrix-Based Visualization of Graphs, Sep. 25th 2014, Würzburg, Germany
  45. Summer School in Cognitive Sciences 2014, Web Science and the Mind, Visualizing Dynamic Interactions, JULY 10th 2014, Universite du Québec à Montréal
  46. Seminar " La visualisation d’information pour comprendre et interagir avec les données", IRT SystemX, Saclay, Jul. 1st, 2014
  47. Panel "Dataviz & BigData : Mythes & réalités", Microsoft Techdays, Paris, Feb. 11, 2014
  48. Panel "Dataviz, pour quel buzz ?" at Ouverture des données massives scientifiques. Quels risques, quels bénéfices ?, ISCC, CNRS, Paris, Dec. 6, 2013
  49. Advanced Interaction for Information Visualization, Bergen, Norway, Nov. 21, 2013
  50. ANF - Fréjus 2013 La carte, le territoire et l'explorateur : où est la visualisation ?, Fréjus, 23 Sep. 2013
  51. Ecole d'été de Lille en Méthodes Quantitatives des Sciences Sociales, "Visualisation pour l'exploration de données relationnelles", Lille, July 4, 2013,
  52. Invited talk for the 25th anniversary of Fraunhofer IGD: Visual Analytics of Large Social Networks, Darmstadt, Germany, Nov. 14, 2013
  53. Keynote for the Digiteo Forum 2013: "Au-delà des pelotes de fils : progrès et défis de la visualisation des réseaux sociaux", Polytechnique, France, Nov. 13 2012
  54. Keynote for CANVAS 2012 the CANadian Visual Analytics School 2012: Advances in Social Network Visualization, Vancouver, CA, Jul 24, 2012
  55. Summer Course at the European Business Intelligence Summer School 2012: Visualizing and Exploring Complex Multidimensional Data, Bruxelles, BE, Jul. 19, 2012
  56. Keynote for Visual Decision Forum 2012: Recherche en visualisation: que doit-on en attendre ?, Paris, Jul. 5, 2012
  57. Keynote for EuroVA 2012: Infrastructures for Visual Analytics: You are in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike! EuroVa, Vienna, Jun. 4, 2012.
  58. Séminaire musicologie: Interfaces innovantes tirant partie des métadonnées, IRI Centre Pompidou, Paris, May 15
  59. Explorer les corpus : vue d'ensemble et navigation dans de larges corpus documentaires, EHESS, Paris, Mar. 5, 2012
  60. Visualisation interactive de réseaux sociaux : dernières avancées et défis, ISC Lyon, Feb. 2012
  61. InfoVis/DataViz: Donner du sens à la révolution Big Data, Microsoft TechDays, Paris, Feb. 2012
  62. Advances in Social Network Visualization : University of Kent, School of Computing Seminar, Jan. 2012
  63. Data Visualisation, visualisation d'information : un nouveau langage visuel. ENSAD, Paris. Jan. 2012
  64. Advanced Interaction for Information Visualization. SIGCHI Toulouse, Dec. 2011
  65. Advanced Interaction for Information Visualization. Tufts CS Colloquium, Dec. 2011
  66. Visualisation Exploratoire de réseaux sociaux : avancées récentes et défis: Institut Farman, Nov. 2011.
  67. Visualisation d'information et SHS, Conférence-démo ENS Lyon, Apr. 2011.
  68. Visualiser l'information pour la comprendre vite et bien, INRIA Seminar "L'Usager numérique", Anglet, Sep. 2010,
  69. Infrastructure and Evaluation Aspects of Visual Analytics: Keynote presentation, Dagstuhl Seminar on Scalable Visual Analytics, Nov 2010
  70. Advanced Interaction for Information Visualization: Keynote presentation, PacificVis, Taipei, Taiwan 2010
  71. Visualizing Networks using Adjacency Matrices: Progresses and Challenges: keynote talk at IEEE CAD/Graphics2009, Aug. 20, Yellow Mountains, China 2009
  72. Visualizing Social Networks using Hybrid Matrix/Node-Link Representations: Summer Course on Information Visualization, Pekin University, Beijing, August 17th 2009
  73. Advanced Interaction for Information Visualization: Summer Course on Information Visualization, Pekin University, Beijing, August 19th 2009
  74. Advanced Interaction for Information Visualization: Keynote presentation, CHItaly, Rome, June 18th 2009
  75. A Tour of Visual Analytics Research in Europe: Workshop on Information Visualization, NTUST, Taipei, Taiwan 2008
  76. Visualizing Social Networks using Hybrid Matrix/Node-Link Representations: Workshop on Information Visualization, NTUST, Taipei, Taiwan 2008
  77. WikipédiaViz : voir pour croire et savoir : Invited presentation at the Wikipédia Colloque 2007, Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, Paris, Oct. 20th
  78. Visualizing and Navigating Wikipedia-Size Networks: Invited presentation at the University of Toronto, Canada, Apr. 24th 2007
  79. Visualizing and Navigating Wikipedia-Size Networks: Invited presentation at Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA, Apr. 27th 2007
  80. Matrix Reordering Survey: Invited presentation at the University of Maryland; College Park, USA, Oct. 20 2006
  81. Social Networks with Matrices: Invited presentation for the workshop of the French Statistical Society "Visualisation & statistique : du PDA à l'écran géant" IRISA, Rennes. Jan. 2006
  82. Rencontres 2005 du Pôle Méthodologique d'Analyse des Données Relationnelles" EHESS-INED : Nathalie Henry, Jean-Daniel Fekete 2005
  83. Editions de manuscrits Aurèle Crasson and Jean-Daniel Fekete
  84. Ecole thématique ITEM/IMEC : Critique génétique : manuscrits, écriture, invention, Abbaye D'Ardenne, Caen, Sep 2004 2004
  85. Les leçons tirées des deux compétitions de visualisation d'information Jean-Daniel Fekete and Catherine Plaisant Invited talk in Proceedings of the 16th French Speaking Conference on Human Computer Interaction (IHM 2004), Namur, Belgium, Sep. 2004, p. 7-12 2004
  86. Annotation collaborative en ligne de l'archive manuscrite Jean-Daniel Fekete Séminaire général 2003-2004 de l'Institut des Textes et Manuscrits Modernes (ITEM), May 2004 2004
  87. Publication numérique et analyse de manuscrits anciens (Digital Publication and Analysis of old manuscripts)
  88. Conférence Fédérative sur le Document CFD'02, Hammamet-Tunisia 20-23 Oct 2002 2002
  89. Animation et rendu non réaliste :Tour d'horizon et perspectives (Non Realistic Animation and Rendering: state of the art and perspectives), French Computer Graphics Conference, Grenoble, France Dec 2000
  90. Les nouvelles frontières de l'animation, Professional Animation Meeting in Angoulème, France Nov 2000

11.  Teaching

  1. Crash course on HCI and Visualization, IRT SystemX, 6h, 2019, 2020
  2. Visualization and Visual Analytics Master 2, Polytechnique, Data Science, 32 hours, 2018
  3. Information Visualization Master 2, Polytechnique, Data Science, Dec. 5th, Saclay, France, 2017
  4. Big Data Visual Analytics Master 2, Centrale Supelec, Decision Support and Business of Intelligence, Nov. 28th, Saclay, France, 2017
  5. Information Visualization and Visual Analytics, ISCD Summer School, Roscoff, France, 2017
  6. Visual Analytics, Erasmus Mundus Master's Program on Information Technologies for Business Intelligence, 2014
  7. Information Visualization, Univ. Paris-Sud, Master course, 2011-2015
  8. Information Visualization, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, Graduate course of 12 hours, 2009-2010
  9. Information Visualization, Polytech Paris-Sud, Graduate course of 24 hours, 2009-2010
  10. Information Visualization, Université d'Orsay, Graduate course of 24 hours, 2003-2007
  11. Information Visualization, University of Maryland at College Park, graduate course of 45 hours, 2002
  12. Human Computer Interaction, 35h at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes, 1996-2001
  13. Interface building tools, Ecole d'été Interaction Homme-Machine, 1997
  14. Advanced Interaction for Modeling Curves and Surfaces, DEA (Master Course) of Nantes, 12h, 1998-2001
  15. Computer System Administration, 35h of courses and lab. at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes, 1999-2001
  16. C++, 35h at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes, 1996-1998
  17. Computer Networks, 35h at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes, 1996-1998

12.  PhD/Habilitation Defense Committees

  1. Céline Coutrix, HdR, "Physically Flexible Control for Human-Computer Interaction", Unifersité Grenoble Alpes, Feb. 24, 2021
  2. Vincent Raveneau, "Interaction in Progressive Visual Analytics. An application to progressive sequential pattern mining", Université de Nantes, Nov. 4, 2020
  3. Anastasia Bezerianos, HdR, "Increasing the bandwidth of interactive visualizations using complex display environments and targeted designs", Université Paris-Saclay, Jul. 2nd, 2020
  4. Robin Cura, "Modéliser des systèmes de peuplement en interdisciplinarité. Co-construction et exploration visuelle d'un modèle de simulation", Université Paris 1, Mar. 6, 2020
  5. Philip Tchernavskij, "Designing and Programming Malleable Software", Université Paris-Sud, Dec. 3rd, 2019
  6. Hugo Romat, "De l’exploration des données à la présentation: concevoir de nouveaux systèmes et techniques d’interaction pour améliorer la création de sens a partir de données", Université Paris-Sud, Oct. 3rd, 2019
  7. Sriram Karthik Badam, "Enabling Collaborative Visual Analysis across Heterogeneous Devices", University of Maryland, Apr. 12th, 2019
  8. Nicola Pezzotti, PhD, "Dimensionality-Reduction Algorithms for Progressive Visual Analytics", University of Delft, Apr. 8th, 2019
  9. Germán Leiva, PhD, "Interactive Prototyping of Interactions: From Throwaway Prototypes to Takeaway Prototyping", Saclay, Dec.12th, 2018
  10. Eric Lecolinet, HdR, "Making Interaction Gestural: Expressivity and Memorability of Gestures", Telecom ParisTech, Dec. 10th, 2018
  11. Marion Dumont, PhD as reviewer, "Généralisation de représentations intermédiaires dans une carte topographique multi-échelle pour faciliter la navigation de l’utilisateur", ENSG, Jun. 18, 2018
  12. Arnaud Prouzeau, PhD, "Utilisation collaborative d'un mur d'écran en contexte critique", Saclay, Dec. 15th, 2017
  13. Antoine Lhuillier, PhD as reviewer, "Bundling: Une technique de réduction d’occultation par agrégation visuelle et son application à l’étude de la maladie d’Alzheimer", Toulouse, Dec. 8th, 2017
  14. Alexandre Perrot, PhD as reviewer, "La visualisation d’information à l’ère du Big Data : résoudre les problèmes de scalabilité par l’abstraction multi-échelle", Bordeaux, Oct. 27th, 2017
  15. Jean-Philippe Cointet, HdR as reviewer, "Cartographie des traces textuelles comme méthodologie d'enquête en Sciences Sociales", Paris, Nov. 6, 2017
  16. Gilles Bailly, HdR "Command Selection and User Expertise on Desktop Workstation: Bridging the Gap between Interaction Design and Modeling", Saclay, Oct. 30, 2017
  17. Nicolas Médoc, "A Visual Analytics Approach for Multi-resolution and Multi-model Analysis of Text Corpora - An Application to Investigative Journalism", Paris, Oct. 16, 2017
  18. Michael Behrisch, PhD as reviewer, "Visual Analytic Methods for Exploring Large Amounts of Relational Data with Matrix-based Representations", Konstanz, Feb. 20, 2017
  19. Ghita Jala, PhD, "Réification des propriétés visuelles pour les tâches de composition", Univ. Paris-Saclay, Dec. 16, 2016
  20. Mathieu Le Goc, PhD as advisor, "Supporting Versatility in Tangible User Interfaces Using Collections of Small Actuated Objects", Univ. Paris-Saclay, Dec. 15, 2016
  21. Oleksandr Zinenko, PhD, "Restructuration interactive des programmes", Univ. Paris-Saclay, Nov. 25, 2016
  22. Pascal Goffin, PhD as advisor, "An Exploration of Word-Scale Visualizations for Text Documents", Univ. Paris-Saclay, Oct. 3, 2016
  23. Julien Tierny, HdR, "Contributions à l'Analyse Topologique de Données pour la Visualisation Scientifique" , Paris, Apr 29, 2016.
  24. Matthias Nielsen, PhD, "Interactive Visual Analytics of Big Data A Web-Based Approach", Apr 20, 2016
  25. Jorge Poco Medina, PhD as reviewer, "Visual Intercomparison of Multifaceted Climate Data", NYU-Poly, June 13, 2015
  26. Nivan Ferreira, PhD as reviewer, "Visual Analytics Techniques For Exploration Of Spatiotemporal Data", NYU-Poly, June 13, 2015.
  27. Jeremy Boy, PhD as advisor, "Engaging the People to Look Beyond the Surface of Online Information Visualizations of Open Data", Telecom ParisTech, May 18, 2015
  28. Charles Perin, PhD as advisor, "Direct Manipulation for Information Visualization", Université Paris Sud, Nov. 17, 2014
  29. Samuel Huron, PhD as advisor, "Constructive Visualization: A token-based paradigm allowing to assemble dynamic visual representation for non-experts", Université Paris Sud, Sep. 29, 2014
  30. Nicolas Heulot, PhD as advisor, "Etude des projections de données comme support interactif de l’analyse visuelle de la structure de données de grande dimension", Université Paris Sud, Jul. 4, 2014
  31. Benjamin Bach, PhD as advisor, "Connections, changes, and cubes : unfolding dynamic networks for visual exploration". Université Paris Sud, May, 9, 2013
  32. Yvonne Jansen, PhD as advisor, "Physical and Tangible Information Visualization". Université Paris-Sud, March 10, 2014
  33. Bertjan Broeksema, PhD, "The Decision Exploration Lab supporting the business analyst in understanding automated decisions", Gröningen, Netherlands, Mar. 3, 2014.
  34. Cyprien Pindat, PhD, "A Content-Aware Design Approach to Multiscale Navigation", Univ. Paris-Sud, Dec. 20, 2013
  35. Çağatay Turkay, PhD, "Integrating Computational Tools in Interactive and Visual Methods for Enhancing High-dimensional Data and Cluster Analysis", Univ. of Bergen, Nov. 22, 2013
  36. Thomas Mirlacher, PhD, "Model-based Engineering of Animated Interactive Systems for the Interactive Television environment", Univ. of Toulouse, Dec. 19, 2012
  37. David Auber, HdR as reviewer, "Visualisation de graphes", Univ. of Bordeaux, Dec. 9 2012.
  38. Micheline Elias, PhD, "Enhancing Human Interaction with Business Intelligence Dashboards", Ecole Centrale Paris (ECP), Oct. 2012
  39. Michael Aupetit, HdR as reviewer, " Approches topologiques pour l'analyse exploratoire de données et l'aide à la décision ", 11 Jul . 2012
  40. Guillaume Artigan, PhD as reviewer, "Visualisation Multi-Echelle de Graphes Clusterisés", Université de Montpellier 2, Apr. 2 2012
  41. Jean Simard, PhD, "Collaboration haptique étroitement couplée pour la déformation moléculaire interactive", Université Paris-Sud, Mar. 2012
  42. Wael Khemiri, PhD as advisor, "Data-intensive interactive workflows for visual analytics", Univ. Paris-Sud, Dec. 12, 2011
  43. Adrienne Tankeu Choitat, PhD, "Approches outillées pour le développement des systèmes interactifs intégrant les aspects sûreté de fonctionnement et utilisabilité", université de Toulouse, Dec. 2011.
  44. Jing Li, PhD, "Analysis of the Perception of Graphical Encodings for Information Visualization", Eindhoven University of Technology, Jan. 2011
  45. Romain Vuillemot, PhD as reviewer, "Un cadre de conception pour la visualisation d'information interactive", INSA de Lyon, Dec. 2010
  46. Rodrigo Andrade Botelho de Almeida, PhD as reviewer, "Contribution aux techniques pour enrichir l'espace moteur et l'espace visuel des dispositifs d'interaction bureautique", CNAM Paris, Nov. 6, 2009
  47. Danny Holten, PhD, "Visualization of Graphs and Trees for Software Analysis", Eindhoven University of Technology, Jun. 2009
  48. Pan Qing, PhD, "Techniques d'interactions mixtes isotonique et élastique pour la sélection 2D et la navigation / manipulation 3D", University of Lille, Dec. 19th 2008
  49. Olivier Christmann, PhD, "Navigation dans de grands ensembles non structues de documents visuels", University of Nancy, Oct. 7 2008
  50. Marc Damez, PhD, "De l'apprentissage artificiel pour l'apprentissage humain : de la récolte de traces à la modélisation utilisateur", University Paris 6, Sep. 18 2008
  51. Nathalie Henry, PhD as advisor, "Exploring Social Networks with Matrix-based Representations", Univ. Paris-Sud, Jul. 3rd, 2008
  52. Maurizio Rigamonti, PhD, "A Framework for Structuring Multimedia Archives and for Browsing Efficiently Through Multimodal Links", University of Fribourg, Switzerland 2008
  53. Davis Da Costa, PhD, "Visualisation et fouille interactive de données à base de points d'intérêt", Univ. de Tours. 2007
  54. Pierre Salom, PhD, "Visualisation interactive de données volumiques texturées pour la détection supervisée de failles en imagerie sismique", Univ. de Bordeaux. 2007
  55. Eric Barboni, PhD, "Méthodes formelles pour les composants logiciels appliquées aux systèmes interactifs critiques", Univ. Toulouse 1 2006
  56. Greg Ross, PhD, "An Algorithmic Framework for Visualising and Exploring Multidimensional Data", Univ. of Glasgow. 2006
  57. Mohammad Ghoniem, PhD as advisor, "Outils de visualisation et d'aide à la mise au point de programmes avec contraintes", Univ. de Nantes 2005
  58. Stéphane Huot, PhD, "Une nouvelle approche pour la conception créative : de l'interprétation du dessin à main levée au prototypage d'interactions non-standard", Univ. de Nantes 2005
  59. Pierre Dragicevic, PhD as advisor, "Un modèle d'interaction en entrée pour des systèmes interactifs multi-dispositifs hautement configurables", Univ. de Nantes 2004
  60. Mickael Baron, PhD, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d'Aéronautique 2003
  61. David Bourguignon, PhD, INRIA Rhône-Alpes, projet iMAGIS, laboratoire GRAVIS 2002
  62. Alexandre Topol, PhD, Centre National des Arts et Métiers, Paris 2002
  63. Laurent Robert, PhD, "Annotation et visualisation interactives de documents hypermédias", Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications Paris, 2001
  64. Stuart Pook, PhD, "Interaction et contexte dans les interfaces zoomables", Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications Paris , 2001
  65. Guillaume Texier, PhD, "Conception et développement graphique interactif d'application spécialisée de conception",Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d'Aéronautique , 2000
  66. Cédric Dumas, PhD, Un modèle d'interaction 3D : Interaction Homme-Machine et Homme-Machine-Homme dans les interfaces 3D pour le TCAO synchrone, Universitée de Lille, Laboratoire Informatique Fondamentale de Lille, 1999
  67. Guillaume Patry, PhD, Contribution à la Conception du Dialogue Homme-Machine dans les Applications Graphiques Interactives de Conception Technique : le système GIPSE. Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d'Aéronautique , 1999

13.  Software

  1. Cartolabe, a web-based system for visualizing large document collections, with Philippe Caillou, Anne-Catherine Letournel, Jonas Renault, and Michèle Sebag.
  2. PAOHvis, a web-based system for visualizing dynamic hypergraphs, with Paola Valdivia, Paolo Buono, Catherine Plaisant, and Nicole Dufournaud, 2019.
  3. Multiclass Density Map, a library for visualizing multiclass density maps, with Jaemin Jo, Frédéric Vernier, and Pierre Dragicevic. 2018
  4. ProgressiVis, a prototype implementation of the "Progressive Analytics" programming paradigm. 2015-2018
  5. Reorder.js, a JavaScript library for reordering matrices. 2014-2015
  6. DBLookup, a Python program to extract DBPedia information and store it on elasticsearch for faceted browsing. 2014-2016
  7. EditorsNotes, a Python/Django system to help historians manage their documents and notes. 2014-2016
  8. GeneaQuilts, with A. Bezerianos, P. Dragicevic, J. Bae and B. Watson, 2010
  9. WikiReactive, with N. Boukhelifa, F. Chevalier and X, Li, 2010
  10. GraphDice, with A. Bezerianos, F. Chevalier, P. Dragicevic, N. Elmqvist, 2010
  11. ScatterDice, with Niklas Elmqvist. 2009
  12. ZAME: the Zoomable Adjacency Matrix Explorer, with Niklas Elmqvist, Howard Goodell, Thanh-Nghi Do and Nathalie Henry. 2008
  13. Touchstone Runtime Platform (, with Caroline Appert and Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, A Java system for designing and running controlled experiments 2007
  14. The Infovis Toolkit A Java/Swing Toolkit for Information Visualization 2003-2006
  15. Glite A small fast 2D Scene Graph Management Toolkit in Java using OpenGL/JOGL for rendering. 2006
  16. Concordance A C++ program to compute and visualize similarities between textual documents. 2003
  17. Manuscript A C program to read large digitized texts using an interactive fisheye view. 2003
  18. Agile2D with Jon Meyer and Benjamin Bederson, An implementation of Java2D built using the OpenGL API. 2003
  19. MillionVis (, An information visualization system to interactively visualize millions of items 2002
  20. Aoadymppac (, An information visualization toolkit to monitor the execution of constraint oriented programs 2001
  21. Svgl with Stéphane Conversy (, A renderer of SVG images using the OpenGL API for hardware accelerated graphics 2001
  22. Compus (, A visualization system for medium-size XML corpora 2000
  23. ICon with Pierre Dragicevic ( , A Java system for configuring and managing multiple input devices from interactive applications 1999
  24. Excentric Labels ( , A dynamic labeling technique for information visualization 1998
  25. Tei2latex (, a perl system to translate from the SGML DTDs TEI to the LaTeX text formater 1997
  26. WWL, a Xt/Motif Widget Wrapper Library 1995
  27. The Tic Tac Toon system, A professional system for traditional animation 1995
  28. The X Television Toolkit (with several other authors), An X11 Toolkit 1991
  29. CSKIM with R. Dumeur, C. Consel, A. Deutsch), An extended dialect of Scheme 1989
  30. Genese (with R. Dumeur, J.-A. Le Borgne), An expert system generator based on visually rich representations 1989