Jean-Francois Lalonde
Jean-François Lalonde is an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Laval University, Quebec City, since 2013. Previously, he was a Post-Doctoral Associate at Disney Research, Pittsburgh. He received a B.Eng. degree in Computer Engineering with honors from Laval University, Canada, in 2004. He earned his M.S at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University in 2006 under Prof. Martial Hebert and received his Ph.D., also from Carnegie Mellon, in 2011 under the supervision of Profs. Alexei A. Efros and Srinivasa G. Narasimhan. His thesis, titled "Understanding and Recreating Appearance under Natural Illumination," won the 2010-11 CMU School of Computer Science Distinguished Dissertation Award. After graduation, he became a Computer Vision Scientist at Tandent, Inc., where he helped develop LightBrush™, the first commercial intrinsic imaging application. His research interests are in computer vision and deep learning, with a particular focus on lighting estimation, 3D reconstruction, tracking, and augmented reality. More at
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