Project : coprin
Leadership within scientific community
J-P. Merlet hold the position of CISC (Advisor for Science Information and Communication) of INRIA Sophia, is member of the INRIA Evaluation Board, has been a member of the CERT/ONERA Review Board, is suppleant member of the "commission de spécialistes" (61th section) of Nice University, is chairman of the IFToMM (International Federation on the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms) Technical Committee on "Computational Kinematics" and Chairman of the French section of IFToMM. As Chairman he has proposed during the IFToMM World Congress (the largest conference in the field of Mechanism Theory, that is held every 4 years) that France hosts the 2007 World Congress. This proposal has been accepted and J-P. Merlet will be the General Chairman.
He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics and has been member of the Program Committee of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation conference, Parallel Kinematic Seminar (Chemnitz), IMG workshop (Genova) while being session Chairs for these conferences. He has been reviewer for ASME J. of Mechanical Design, Int. J. of Robotics Research, J. of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Mechanism and Machine Theory, Robotics and Autonomous System, Robotica, European J. of Mechanics, Robotica, Int. J. for Numerical Methods in Engineering. He is a member of an informal Advisory Committee involving academics and industrial partners that is promoting nanobiotechnology at Sophia-Antipolis
C. Michel was local organizer of CP-AI-OR, International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems, April 20-22, 2004, Nice, France.
B. Neveu was member of the program committee of ``Journées Nationales sur la résolution pratique des problèmes NP-complets'' (JNPC 2004 conference), and reviewer for CP-AI-OR 2004 and CARI 2004.
Y. Papegay is member of the specialist commission, number 4 of the University of French Polynesia.
M. Rueher has been co-chair and member of the program committee of CP-AI-OR'04 and PDMC 2004 (3rd International Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Methods in verification), member of the committee of Specif thesis price 2004, member of the CS'27 committee (UNSA).
M. Rueher and J-P. Merlet are members of the Ensemble working group that promotes the use of interval analysis in the field of Control Theory
G. Trombettoni has been member of the CP-AI-OR'04 conference program committee (conference about constraint programming and operational research).