Jeremie Dequidt

Associate Professor in Computer Science

Head of the Embedded Systems Department

at Polytech路Lille (Engineering school) since 2017

Vice-Head of Defrost Team

Joint Research Team between Inria and CRIStAL centre.


Interactive Simulation

Mechanical modeling (FEM) and contacts, geometric modeling / implicit surfaces, a路synchronous interactive simulation

Medical Applications

Virtual Reality (VR) training systems, planning and rehearsing simulators, augmented computer-assisted surgical softwares

Soft Robots

Modeling and simulation of deformable robots, closed-loop control, visual servoing

Software Engineering

Software development (C / C++ / Python), computer graphics, continuous integration


Dirk Bartz Prize

for Visual Computing in Medicine (2015). The prize was received for the work named "Surgery Training, Planning and Guidance using the SOFA Framework"

Best Paper Award 路 Advanced Robotics

Software toolkit for modeling, simulation, and control of soft robots (2018)

Best Paper Award 路 SIMPAR

Framework for online simulation of soft robots with optimization-based inverse model (2016)

Best Paper Award 路 ISMAR

Image-guided Simulation of Heterogeneous Tissue Deformation For Augmented Reality during Hepatic Surgery (2013)

Young Researcher Funding

(Programme Jeune Chercheur de l'Agence Nationale de la Recherche). Project IDeaS, 42 months duration with 175k鈧 budget. Acceptance Rate below 15% (2011-2015)



Jan. 2015

Member of Defrost Research Group (Soft Robotics)

Jan. 2010

Member of Shacra Research Group (Medical Simulation)

Sept. 2008

Associate Professor at Polytech路Lille and Member of Alcove Research Group (Computer Animation and Virtual Reality)

2007 - 2008

Post-doctoral fellow for Simple (cooperation between INRIA Lorraine / Nord-Europe et CHU Nancy)

2006 - 2007

Research fellow at SimulationGroup (CIMIT - Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital), Cambridge (MA)

2005 - 2006

Adjunct Professor at Polytech Lille

2002 - 2005

Part-time lecturer (moniteur), CIES Nord-Pas de Calais-Picardie




Feb. 06

Qualification au poste de Ma卯tre de Conf茅rences, section 27 (informatique)

Dec. 2005

Ph.D in Computer Science at University of Lille (summa cum laude)

June 2002

M.Sc in Computer Science at University of Lille (magna cum laude)

June 2002

M.Sc in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Systems Analysis and Control (EUDIL / Polytech Lille)