Valéry RISSON 
28 years old
single 
20, rue Oudry 
75013 Paris 
Tel: (33) 01 45 35 10 37 
E-mail : risson@cmm.ensmp.fr 

Telecommunication Engineer
Doctor in Mathematical Morphology


Skills: Key words

Colour image processing, computer vision, mathematical morphology, scientific computing, image filtering, segmentation and indexation. 

Education

Oct. 1997- Dec. 2001 PhD Thesis in Mathematical Morphology, Paris School of Mines
"Mathematical morphology applied to the analysis of lighting conditions of colour images".
Sept. 1996 - Sept. 1997 Master of Electronic System  (Option Telecommunication) at Dublin City University (Ireland) 
Sept. 1993 - June 1996  Bachelor of Engineering with honours at Coventry University (UK)
Sept. 1991 - June 1993  D.U.T. GEII University Joseph Fourier (Grenoble) 
Juil. 1991  A level

Professional Experiences

Apr. 1998 - Dec. 2002  Research engineer at the research centre C.M.M. (Centre de Morphologie Mathématique) working on a contract with Eastman Kodak: 
  Development of new Image Understanding tools which allow the indexation of  pictures' lighting conditions  (3 patents). 
  Development of a colour fading restoration tool for an automatic digital motion picture restoration system (1 patent). 
Jul. - Aug. 1996  Database engineer at EDF (Electricité de France). The project consisted in designing a database structure aiming at receiving documents of the human resource department and providing searching tools.
Sep. 1994 - Jul 1995  Engineer in the image processing service in Oviedo medical university (Spain). 
  The first project consisted in developing a watershed-based algorithm aiming at segmenting cells images. 
  The second one was a study of the bone density evolution around the screws of newly implanted spine prosthesis. 

Computer Science

Systems  DOS, Windows, Unix, Linux 
Languages  C, C++, Lisp, Mathlab, Prolog 

Languages

French  Mother tongue 
English  Fluent (3 years of study in English speaking countries) 
Spanish  Good (1 years of training period in Spain) 
Italian  Notions 

Personal interests

Hobbies  Photography, reading, cinema, travels 
Sports  Squash, sailing 

Last update: 10 - 04 - 02 
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