Marc ANTONINI received the Ph.D degree in electrical engineering from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (France) in 1991 and the “Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches” from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (France) in 2003. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES,  Toulouse, France), in 1991 and 1992. He  joined the CNRS in 1993 at the I3S laboratory both from University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis and CNRS and he is "Directeur de Recherche CNRS" since 2004. Since January 2008 he is scientific director of the CReATIVe project and head of the IMAGES research group.
He is a scientific co-director of the French GDR-PRC ISIS since 2003 and is responsible in this GDR of the scientific organization and chairing of the research group: “Telecommunications: compression, transmission, protection”. He was also a member of the CNRS expert committee “Multidimensional and Multimodal Signals Processing” from 2005 to 2008.
He is a regular reviewer for several journals (IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Information Theory, IEEE Signal Processing,...), member of the technical committee of several conferences (IEEE ICIP, IEEE ICASSP, EUSIPCO, IEEE MMSP...) and participated to the organization of the IEEE Workshop Multimedia and Signal Processing 2001 in Cannes (France). He is currently participating to the organization of the IEEE Workshop Multimedia and Signal Processing 2010 in Saint-Malo (France). He also participates to several national research and development projects with French industries, and in several international academic collaborations. He is a member IEEE.
His current research interests include image coding, video coding, 3D mesh coding and 3D+t mesh coding. Recently he is also interested in the analysis of the information contained by the neural code in the visual system, with applications in image compression.
Professional responsibilities:
Scientific director of the CReATIVe research group (I3S laboratory) since January 2008.
"Directeur Scientifique Adjoint" of the research group "Télécommunications: compression, transmission, protection" (Thème D) of the GDR ISIS since 2004.
Coordinator of the working group “Compression et qualité” of the GDR ISIS since 2008.
Coordinator of the option “Vision, Image, MultiMedia (VIM) of the Master “Informatique : Fondements et Ingénierie” (IFI) in the department “Sciences Informatiques” of the EPU Polytech’Nice Sophia since 2008.
Member of the "Commission de Spécialistes" (CS 61) of the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis.
Co-director of the « Signal, Images, Systems » (SIS) department of the I3S laboratory from 2008 to 2009.
Editor of the newspaper of the GDR ISIS from 2000 to 2005.
Member of the "Comité d'experts CNRS Signaux & Traitements multi-dimensionnels et multi-modaux" (MULTI) from 2005 to 2008.
Laboratoire de Signaux et Systèmes de Sophia Antipolis (I3S UMR 6070)
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