Jean-Daniel Fekete is a Senior Research Scientist (DR1) at Inria, Scientific Leader of the Inria Project-team Aviz that he founded in 2007 and which joined Université Paris-Saclay in 2020. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

He received his PhD in Computer Science in 1996 from Université Paris-Sud (that became Université Paris-Saclay in 2020). He was recruited by Inria in 2002 as a confirmed researcher and became Senior Research Scientist in 2006.

His main research areas are Visual Analytics, Information Visualization and Human-Computer Interaction. He published more than 180 articles in multiple conferences and journals, including the most prestigious in visualization (TVCG, InfoVis, EuroVis, PacificVis) and Human-Computer Interaction (CHI, UIST).

He has been granted the IEEE VGTC Visualization Career Award 2020 and is a member of the IEEE VGTC Visualization Academy and ACM SIGCHI Academy. He is a member of the Eurographics publication board.

He was Chair 2018-2021 of the EuroVis Best PhD Award Committee, Associate Editor in Chief 2019-2023 of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, the General Chair of the IEEE VIS Conference in 2014, the first time it was held outside of the USA in Paris, and the President of the French-Speaking HCI Association (AFIHM) 2009-2013.

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