Indira Thouvenin is professor (enseignant chercheur contractuel HDR rang A) at the CNRS Heudiasyc UMR 7253 laboratory at UTC (University of Technology of Compiègne - Sorbonne Universities).
She obtained her PhD in Biophysics at University Pierre & Marie Curie in 1989 in the field of image processing for echocardiography, then she joined the Institut Image ENSAM (Chalon sur Saone) on 1998 to participate to new research activity on virtual reality and computer graphics.
Since 2001 she is focused on informed virtual environment at CNRS Heudiasyc with two axis i.e. gestural interaction and adaptive feedback in virtual and augmented environments. In particular she is the leader of the TRANSLIFE research program with a two configurations CAVE.
She is currently board member of the steering committee and has been chairwoman of AFRV (French society for virtual reality), member of the steering committee of CNRS research group IG-RV, co chair of the Interaction and metaphors group, board member of Industrilab.
She is a member of various Program committees (ACM ISMAR, ACM Web 3D, ACM VRIC, HUCAPP, IEEE CSWD, ICoRD), and she is a member of ITEN Unesco chaire.
She is responsible for the virtual reality curse and a teaching unit for the master UXD at UTC Sorbonne Universites. She teaches at the University Pierre & Marie Curie for the master ANDROID.
For more information see my complete CV here and recent activities here.