François Chaumette, IEEE RAS Fellow, is an INRIA senior research
scientist at IRISA in Rennes, France, where he leads the Lagadic group since 2004. He received the M.Sc. (eng.) degree from "Ecole Nationale
Supérieure de Mécanique", Nantes, in 1987 and a Ph.D. in computer
science from the University of Rennes in 1990.
His research interests lie in the area of robot vision, mainly visual
servoing and active perception.
He has published over 230 journal or conference papers, with the 2002 Best IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation Paper Award. He has
served on the technical program committee of the main conferences in computer vision (ECCV, CVPR, ICCV) and robotics (ICRA, IROS, RSS).
He has been Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Robotics (2001-2005) and is currently in the Editorial Board of the Int. Journal of Robotics Research and Senior Editor of the new IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters.