Born in 1952 in Paris, is graduate from the university P & M Curie, DEA in geophysics, DEA in computer graphics (ENSTA), PhD in Building Sciences at ECP (1993), Habilitation to lead Researches in Computer Graphics (1998), INSA Rouen. Patrick Callet has a great experience of teaching in many schools and colleges (Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Cluny, Institut Image, Chalon-sur-Saône, Ecole d'architecture de Marseille). Leader of several projects concerning photonics and rendering with many academic and industrial partners as well as digital heritage projects (CALLISTO-SARI, LIMA, GEOPAST, CoLuDoRAM, Royaumont 3D, Idalion, etc.) involving important institutions.
He collaborates with great institutions in France such as prestigious museums (Louvre, National Museum of Asian Arts, Saint-Denis Basilica, Bibliothèque Nationale de France) and several schools of engineers. His research fields mainly concern physically based rendering, colour and appearance. French delegate at the AIC and Associate Editor of the international journal « Color Research and Application » (Wiley publisher), he is also President of the « Centre Français de la Couleur » and member of the CIE (TC1 72A) Technical Committee. Author of the famous book written in french « Couleur-lumière, couleur-matière – interaction lumière-matière et synthèse d'image », 1998, Diderot. He also made several scientific movies about each important project in the cultural heritage field he worked. Co-author of several books and many international articles.
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