Stéphane Huot (PhD, Université de Nantes 2005 and HDR, Université Paris-Sud 2013) is “Directeur de Recherche” (Senior Researcher) at Inria Lille – Nord-Europe. Previously, he was Associate Professor at Université Paris-Sud/IUT d’Orsay, in the in|situ| lab (LRI – Université Paris-Sud & CNRS, Inria). He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2005 and spent one year at Télécom ParisTech as a post-doctoral researcher where he worked on new interaction and visualization techniques for mobile devices. He then moved for a post-doctoral position in the Inria AVIZ group (Information Visualization) and was hired in 2007 as a faculty member of the in|situ| lab where he spent 7 years as an Associate Professor before to get a “Directeur de Recherche” position at Inria Lille–Nord-Europe in the Mjolnir group (Inria & LIFL – Université Lille 1 & CNRS). In 2011-2013, Stéphane was awarded a two years “délégation” (leave for research) at Inria, and in 2013 he was awarded the “Prime d’Excellence Scientifique” by the Université Paris-Sud.
His research activities mainly concern Novel Interaction Techniques, Engineering of Interactive Systems, Input Devices and Multi-Surface Interaction, cross-disciplinary research themes that he ties together into an integrative conceptual framework called “Designeering Interaction”. He has published and served as reviewer in conferences such as ACM CHI, ACM UIST and IFIP Interact, as well as in several program committees (UbiComp'15, CHI’13, NIME’14&15, Interact 2009 et 2013, IHM). He is a member of the ACM, ACM SIGCHI and serves in the AFIHM – the Francophone Association in Human-Computer Interaction – Scientific Board and Council.