Leadership within scientific community
F. Forbes is member of the group in charge of incentive initiatives (GTAI) in the Scientific and Technological Orientation Council (COST) of INRIA.
F. Forbes is part of an INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research) Network (MSTGA) on spatial statistics.
She is also part of an INRA committee (CSS MBIA) in charge of evaluating INRA researchers once a year.
S. Girard is member of the committee in charge of examining applications to research scientist (CR) positions at INRIA.
F. Forbes and S. Girard are members of the committees (Commissions de Spécialistes) in charge of examining applications to Faculty member positions respectively at Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG) and at University Pierre Mendes France (UPMF, Grenoble II) and University Montpellier II.
F. Forbes was involved in the PhD committee of Benoit Scherrer from INSERM and Grenoble Institut des Neurosciences. The thesis title was "Segmentation des tissus et structures sur les IRM cerebrales: agents markoviens locaux cooperatifs et formulation Bayesienne" and the defence held on December 12, 2008.
S. Girard was involved in the PhD commitee of Sonia Hedli-Griche from University Grenoble II "Estimation de l'opérateur de régression pour des données fonctionnelles et des erreurs corrélées" (January 2008) and of Matthieu Brucher from University Strasbourg I "Représentations compactes et apprentissage non supervisé de variéés non linéaires. Applications au traitement d'image" (October 2008).