Silvère Bonnabel

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Silvère Bonnabel born in 1981


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Mines ParisTech, 60 bd Saint-Michel, 75272 Paris Cedex 06, France

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• 2014: Research Habilitation HDR (Mathematics, Paris VI)

• 2004-2007: Ph.D. Ecole des Mines de Paris (Adviser: Pierre Rouchon)

• 2003-2004: Master in financial mathematics (Paris XII)

• 2001-2004: Ecole des Mines de Paris

• 1999-2001: CPGE at Lycee Thiers, Marseille


• Since 2016: Professor at Ecole des Mines ParisTech

• 2009-2016: Assistant professor at Ecole des Mines ParisTech

• 2007-2008: Post-doctoral fellow at the university of Liège. With: Rodolphe Sepulchre


• 2015: IEEE / SEE Glavieux prize: "For the development of remarkable mathematical abstractions for the design of automatic control systems and their implementation for navigation and guidance in various industrial applications".

• 2015: SAGEM (SAFRAN) Innovation Award : WO/2015/075248 elected best patent of the year.

• 2009: PhD prize GDR MACS (the French Control Community).

• 2009: PhD prize Club EEA (Reasearcher Club in Electronics, Electrotechnics, and Automatic control).

• 2007: Co-founder of the start-up company Synertie awarded by the french goverment (OSEO).


• Associate Editor for Systems Control Letters (Elsevier), since 2012.


• PhD of Paul Chauchat in collaboration with the company SAFRAN TECH. 2017-

• PhD of Marion Pilté in collaboration with the company THALES AIR SYSTEMS. 2015-

• PhD of Axel Barrau in collaboration with the company SAGEM. Non-linear state error based extended Kalman filters with applications to navigation. 2012-2015. (pdf). Currently an engineer and researcher at Safran Tech, Paris. This thesis was awarded the (2d) PhD prize of the GdR Robotique (the French Robotics Community).

• Post-doc of Martin Barczyk (co-advisor). Kinect-based localization. 2012-2014. Currently an assistant professor at University of Alberta, Canada.

• PhD of Jean Grégoire (co-advisor). Priority-based coordination of mobile robots. 2011-2014. (pdf). Currently a post-doc at MIT, USA.

• PhD of Thach N. Dinh (co-advisor). Observateur par intervalles et observateur positif. 2011-2014. (pdf). Currenty at Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan.

• PhD of Gilles Meyer (co-advisor). Geometric optimization algorithms for linear regression on fixed-rank matrices. 2007-2011. (pdf). Currently a Software Engineer at EVS Broadcast Equipment, Belgium.

• Visitor: Sebastien Diemer (co-advisor). Motion planning. 2013-2014. Currently an engineer at Polyconseil, Paris.

• Internship (stage Telecom ParisTech) of Pierre-Marie Ageneau. SLAM. 2016.

• Internship (stage ENSTA) of Emilien Flayac. Kinect-based SLAM. 2015.

• Internship (stage de fin d'études Ecole Polytechnique) of Thibault Hervier (co-advisor). 3D SLAM. 2011-2012.

• Internship (stage de fin d'études Ecole Polytechnique) of Fan Jingnan (co-advisor). Motion planning. 2011.


Music (violin/chamber music) : Fin d'études/1 accessit - Conservatoire de Marseille (CNR).

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