Clement Mallet

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Senior researcher in Geospatial Computer Vision.
Director of the LASTIG laboratory, Univ. Gustave Eiffel, IGN, ENSG (2021-2025).
Editor-in-Chief of the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

Chercheur senior HDR en Vision par Ordinateur Géospatiale.

Directeur de l'UMR LASTIG, Univ. Gustave Eiffel, IGN, ENSG ( (2021-2025).

Editeur-en-chef de l'ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

Research Interests

Sujets de recherche

Land-cover mapping
Classification de l'Occupation des Sols
Supervised learning
Apprentissage supervisé
Scalability issues
Passage à l'échelle
Change Detection
Détection de changements
Historical images
Images aériennes d'archives
Data Fusion
Fusion de données
Urban areas
Zones urbaines
Natural landscapes
Zones naturelles



  • Feb.: USM3D Workshop accepted at CVPR'2024: 1st Workshop on Urban Scene Modeling: Where Vision Meets Photogrammetry and Graphics.
  • Jan: Paper accepted to PLOS One. "Automatic vectorization of historical maps: a benchmark" (Chen, Chazalon, Carlinet, Ôn Vũ Ngoc, Mallet, Perret).


  • Dec. 19: PhD defense of M. Letard (Univ. Rennes, France), reviewer.
  • Oct: Outstanding reviewer, ICCV 2023
  • Sep. 29: PhD defense of H. Tagné (LASTIG/Univ. Douala, Cameroon), co-supervisor. Committee: N. Chehata, C. Tchawoua (reviewers), S. Janicod, A. Mokraoui, L. Polidori (examiners), A. Le Bris, D. Monkam (co-supervisors).
  • Sep. 22: PhD defense of H. El Amouri (ICUBE), co-supervisor. Committee: S. Amer-Yehia, R. Tavenard (reviewers), T.-B.-H. Dao, C. Wemmert (examiners), P. Gançarski, T. Lampert (co-supervisors).
  • July: Paper accepted to Pattern Recognition. "Constrained DTW Preserving Shapelets for Explainable Time-Series Clustering" (El Amouri, Lampert, Gançarski, Mallet).
  • Jun. 15: PhD defense of S. Deschamps (LIP6, France), examiner.
  • May. 17-19: A successful JURSE conference in Heraklion. Next edition in Tunisia in 2025 !
  • May: Special issue opening on Exploring the Potential of Urban Remote Sensing in IEEE JSTARS (with N. Chrysoulakis, G. Somarakis, H. Taubenböck, M. Kuffer.
  • Apr. 13: PhD defense of I. de Gelis (Univ. Bretagne Sud, France), reviewer.
  • Mar. 22: PhD defense of Y. Chen (LASTIG/LRE), co-supervisor. Committee: V. Eglin, L. Hurni (reviewers), N. Vincent, M. Aubry (examiners), J. Perret, J. Chazalon (co-supervisors).
  • Mar. 20: PhD defense of R. Wenger (Univ. Strasbourg, France), reviewer.
  • Jan. 30: PhD defense of L. Baudoux (LASTIG/CESBIO), co-supervisor. Committee: A. Comber, G. Forestier (reviewers), B. Demir, Y. Tarabalka (examiners), J. Inglada (co-supervisors).


  • Dec. 9: Habilitation defense of A. Chan Hon Tong (ONERA, France), examiner.
  • Dec. 2: Invited talk, HEIG-VD and 3sigma, Switzerland.
  • Nov. 16: Habilitation defense of N. Rivière (ONERA, France), reviewer.
  • Aug.: Paper accepted to the International Journal of Geographical Information Science. "Multi-nomenclature, Multi-resolution joint translation: An application to land-cover mapping" (Baudoux, Inglada, Mallet).
  • Jun.: Paper accepted to ECML PKDD'22. Congrats Hussein !
  • Jun.: Paper accepted to the International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. "Predicting Vegetation Stratum Occupancy from Airborne LiDAR Data with Deep Learning" (Kalinicheva, Landrieu, Mallet, Chehata).
  • 4-11 Jun.: Eventually, the ISPRS Congress was held in Nice !
  • May 20: PhD defense of A. Garioud (LASTIG/CESBIO), co-supervisor. Committee: C. Atzberger, D. Ienco (reviewers), M. Weiss, J. Verrelst, N. Delbart, T. Corpetti (examiners), S. Giordano, S. Valero (co-supervisors).
  • Apr. 13: Invited talk, MeetUp, IA Pau
  • Feb. 3-4: JURSE conference (co-chair), 2022 edition, is online ! More details here.
  • Jan. 7: PhD defense of V. Sainte-Fare-Garnot (LASTIG), co-supervisor. Committee: K. Schindler, J. Chanussot (reviewers), F. Tupin, P. Pérez (examiners), N. Chehata, L. Landrieu (co-supervisors).


  • Dec. 17: PhD defense of A. Guyot (Univ. Rennes 2, France), reviewer.
  • Dec. 16: PhD defense of G. Frati (Univ. Nantes, France), reviewer.
  • Nov. 8: PhD defense of Y.J.E. Gbodjo (TETIS, France), reviewer.
  • Oct.: Paper accepted to the Pattern Recognition Letters journal. "Fast estimation for robust supervised classification with mixture models" (Giry-Fouquet, Fauvel, Mallet).
  • Oct.: Paper accepted to BMVC'21. Well done Yizi and Minh.
  • Jul.: The 2021 digital edition of the XXIVth Congress is over and it was rather cool: 670 participants from 50+ countries, 231 live speakers, 7 keynote speakers, 7 technology sessions, 23 digital booths, 313 poster presentations and 400+ oral presentations in the ISPRS Digital library.
  • Jul.: Invited talk, French Optics Congress, Lidar Club.
  • Apr.: Paper accepted to Silvilaser'21 proposed by Ekaterina.
  • Jun.: The JURSE 2021 conference will be held online with a brand new "Lounge" format. More details here.
  • Jun.: Paper accepted to the Remote Sensing Letters journal. "Investigating operational country-level crop monitoring with Sentinel 1 and 2 imagery" (David, Giordano, Mallet).
  • May: Outstanding reviewer, CVPR 2021
  • May: Invited talk, GdR ISIS meeting on " Multi-modal automatic learning and information fusion".
  • Apr.: Paper accepted to ICDAR'21. Well done Yizi.
  • Mar.: Paper accepted to the Remote Sensing of Environment journal. "Recurrent-based regression of Sentinel time series for continuous vegetation monitoring" (Garioud, Valero, Giordano, Mallet).
  • Mar.: Paper accepted to the Remote Sensing journal. "Toward a yearly country-scale CORINE Land-Cover map without using images: a map translation approach" (Baudoux, Inglada, Mallet).
  • Feb.: Paper accepted to DGMM'21. Well done Yizi !
  • Jan. 25: PhD defense of F. Guiotte (Univ. Rennes 2, France), examiner.
  • Jan. 22: PhD defense of P. Godet (ONERA, France), examiner.
  • Jan. 10: The IEEE JSTARS Special Issue related to the JURSE 2019 conference is now available (Lefèvre, Corpetti, Kuffer, Taubenböck, Mallet). Our foreword can be found here.
  • Jan. 4: Starting as Editor-in-Chief of the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (2021-2024).


  • Dec. 8: the ANR Soduco project launched the ICDAR 2021 Historical Map Segmentation: open datasets, open codes, and a lot of fun ! Organized with EPITA-LRDE and EHESS.
  • Nov. 24-25: EuroSDR/LandSense workshop on VGI for land-cover/land-use mapping: more than 50 virtual participants (with Ana-Maria Raimond, Bénédicte Bucher, Joep Crompvoets, Inian Moorthy).
  • Nov. 4: PhD defense of N. Karasiak (DYNAFOR, France), examiner.
  • Oct. 19: PhD defense of R. Ratajczak (LIRIS, France), examiner.
  • Sep. 25: PhD defense of E. Biabiany (Univ. Antilles, France), examiner.
  • Sep.: Oussama Ennafii won one of the two best 2020 PhD thesis from EuroSDR !
  • Aug. 31-Sep. 2: We organized on-line the Virtual Event of the 2020 papers of the ISPRS Congress (2000+ registered attendees). Videos are here.
  • August: Papers accepted at the 2020 edition of the XXIV ISPRS Congress are now freely available on ISPRS website. Have a look to our preface.
  • July: The JURSE 2021 (Medellin, Colombia) conference is postponed to 1-4 February 2022 due to the COVID-19 situation.
  • June: Release of a new benchmark dataset "SemCity Toulouse" for building instance segmentation, funded by ISPRS Scientific Initiative. You can download it here (with Ribana Roscher, Michele Volpi, Lukas Drees and Jan Dirk Wegner).
  • May: The papers accepted at the 2020 edition of the ISPRS Congress will be presented during a Virtual Event (31 August-2 Septembre 2020).
  • Apr.: 6 papers accepted in the 2020 proceedings of the ISPRS Congress and 2 papers at IGARSS'2020.
  • Mar.: Due to the COVID-19, the ISPRS 2020 Congress is postponed to 4-10 July 2021, still in Nice (France).
  • Mar.: The book series related to QGIS and remote sensing is now available in Spanish.
  • Feb. 18: Appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (starting in 2021).
  • Feb. 12: PhD defense of T. Postadjian (LASTIG), co-supervisor. Committee: N. Vincent, T. Corpetti (reviewers), A. Puissant, J. Inglada (examiners), A. Le Bris, H. Sahbi (co-supervisors).
  • Jan. 10: PhD defense of O. Ennafii (LASTIG), co-supervisor. Committee: F. Rottensteiner, G. Gesquière (reviewers), P. Memari, G. Vosselman, R. Marlet (examiners), A. Le Bris, F. Lafarge (co-supervisors).


  • Dec. 19: PhD defense of B. Tardy (CESBIO, France), reviewer.
  • Dec. 3: First international large scale land cover mapping workshop (Paris, France).
  • Nov.: AIMCI grant from Univ. Gustave Eiffel (Appel Incitatif à la Mobilité et à la Coopération Internationale).
  • Oct: PhD of S. Rahmatollahi Namin (ANU, Australia), reviewer.
  • Sep. 13: PhD defense of A. Harikumar and D. Marinelli (Univ. Trento, Italy), reviewer.
  • Sep. 5: I have been recognized as "Chercheur senior" by the Ministry of Ecology I belong to. This is the highest possible level.
  • Aug.: Paper accepted to the Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing journal. "A learning approach to evaluate the quality of 3D city models" (Ennafii, Mallet, Le Bris, Lafarge).
  • June: Outstanding reviewer, CVPR 2019.
  • June-August: Our team mates will attend CVPR, ICML, IGARSS and MultiTemp conferences. See you there.
  • June 3-4: 50+ attendees to our 1st EuroSDR workshop on Geoprocessing and Archiving of Historical Aerial Images in IGN (France). Co-organized with Sebastien Giordano (IGN, France), Fabio Remondino (FBK Trento, Italy) and Jon Arne Trollvik (Kartverket, Norway).
  • May 21-24: JURSE2019 was held in Vannes (France). 2021 edition will be in Medellin (Columbia) !
  • Mar.: the EuroSDR Official Publication #70 on archival aerial images, co-edited with Sebastien Giordano, has just been released.
  • Jan.: I now lead the STRUDEL team on the modeling and analysis of spatio-temporal geographic information for territory dynamics. The LaSTIG lab. is co-affiliated with IGN and Gustave Eiffel University.



  • Dec, 20: PhD defense of G. Brigot (ONERA Palaiseau, France), examiner.
  • Dec, 18: PhD defense of A. Coyac (ONERA Toulouse, France), reviewer.
  • Dec, 4: PhD defense of C. Dechesne (IGN), co-supervisor. Committee: J. Chanussot, F. Morsdorf (reviewers), L. Bruzzone, V. Gouet, L. Hubert-Moy, A. Le Bris, F. Tupin (examiners)
  • Oct.: Appointed as Associate Editor, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (starting in 2018)
  • Oct., 6: 2 talks of the group in "Time-series image analysis" GDR ISIS day
  • Sep.: PhD of A. Mellor (RMIT University, Australia), reviewer
  • Sep.: Outstanding reviewer award, BMVC 2017
  • Aug.: Paper accepted to ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. "A structured regularization framework for spatially smoothing semantic labelings of 3D point clouds" (Landrieu, Raget, Vallet, Mallet, Weinmann)
  • Aug.: Invited talks in Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (Beijing, China) and UESTC (Chengdu, China)
  • July: Attending IEEE IGARSS'17. 2 papers + 1 special session on "Advanced lidar data processing" with N. Chehata (ENSEGID, France)
  • July: BIOM project (Building indoor/outdoor modelling) will be funded by French National Research Agency (ANR) for the 2018-2022 period.
  • June: 4 papers in ISPRS Hannover Workshop 2017
  • March: Paper accepted to Remote Sensing. "A classification-segmentation framework for the detection of individual trees in dense MMS point cloud data acquired in urban areas" (Weinmann, Mallet, Brédif)
  • March 6-9: JURSE 2017 (Dubai, UAE), co-chair + 1 paper.
  • Feb.: Paper accepted to ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. "Semantic segmentation of forest stands of pure species combining airborne lidar data and very high resolution multispectral imagery" (Dechesne, Mallet, Le Bris, Gouet).


  • Dec., 19: PhD defense of M. Pourrahmati (UMR Tetis, France), examiner
  • Dec. 5: Habilitation defense (ENSG, Marne la Vallée) ! Committee: N. Baghdadi, K. Schindler, F. Tupin (reviewers), P. Gamba, C. Heipke, L. Hubert-Moy, N. Paparoditis, L. Polidori (examiners)
  • Sep.: Best paper award at GEOBIA 2016 for the paper: "Detection, Segmentation and Localization of Individual Trees from MMS Point Cloud Data", M. Weinmann, C. Mallet, M. Brédif.
  • Sep.: Horizon 2020 VOLTA project (RISE program) accepted !
  • Aug.: Paper accepted to Remote Sensing. "Airborne Lidar Estimation of Aboveground Forest Biomass in the Absence of Field Inventory" (Ferraz, Saatchi, Mallet, Jacquemoud, Rito-Gonçalves, Silva, Soares, Tomé, Pereira)
  • July: France has been elected by ISPRS General Assembly to host the 2020 Congress. I will be program chair. See you in Nice.
  • July: Tremendously honoured to receive ISPRS/DGPF Schwidefsky Medal, with C. Toth, for the 2012-2016 period.
  • July: Attending ISPRS Congress 2016. 2 papers & French bid for ISPRS Congress 2020
  • July: IEEE JSTARS Special Issue on "Geospatial Computer Vision" is now out ! (Tuia, Wegner, Mallet, Yang).
  • June: Paper accepted to Remote Sensing. "Mapping and characterization of hydrological dynamics in coastal marsh using high temporal resolution Sentinel-1 images" (Cazals, Rapinel, Frison, Bonis, Mercier, Mallet, Corgne, Rudant)
  • May: Paper accepted to Remote Sensing of Environment. "Lidar Detection of Individual Tree Size in Tropical Forests" (Ferraz, Saatchi, Mallet, Meyer)
  • May: Benchmark paper accepted to IEEE TGRS. "International Benchmarking of the Individual Tree Detection Methods for Modeling 3D Canopy Structure for Silviculture and Forest Ecology Using Airborne Laser Scanning" (Wang et al.) in open-access.
  • Mar-Apr.: Jan Wegner (ETH, Switzerland) is visiting our group with Université Paris Est grant.


  • Dec.: Horizon 2020 LandSense project accepted !
  • Dec.: Paper accepted to ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. "Large-scale road detection in forested mountainous areas using airborne topographic lidar data" (Ferraz, Mallet, Chehata). Featured article for the February issue !
  • Dec.: Outstanding reviewer award, ICCV 2015.
  • Nov., 30: PhD defense of S. Giordano (Université Paris Est), examiner.
  • Sep. 28 - Oct. 2: ISPRS Geospatial Week. Program chair + co-chair of ISA'15 workshop. We hosted 11 events, welcomed more than 600 people for 52 countries
  • Aug.: Our ISPRS Journal Special Issue on "Multitemporal remote sensing data analysis" is now out ! (Mallet, Chehata, Mercier)
  • July: Attending IEEE IGARSS'15. 3 papers.
  • May: Paper accepted to IEEE TGRS. "Canopy density model, a new ALS-derived product to generate multi-layer canopy cover maps" (Ferraz, Mallet, Jacquemoud, Rito-Gonçalves, Soares, Tomé, Bretar).
  • Jan.: Paper accepted to Computer & Graphics. "Distinctive 2D and 3D Features for Automated Large-Scale Scene Analysis in Urban Areas" (Weinmann, Urban, Hinz, Jutzi, Mallet).
  • Jan.: Paper accepted to ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. "Semantic point cloud interpretation based on optimal neighborhoods, relevant features and efficient classifiers" (Weinmann, Jutzi, Hinz, Mallet).


Director, LASTIG lab.

IGN /Université Gustave Eiffel (France)

75 members, incl. 43 permanent IGN/UGE researchers and engineers.

Since May 2021

Leader of the STRUDEL team

LASTIG, IGN /Université Gustave Eiffel (France)

Responsible of the research in modelling and analysis of spatio-temporal information for territory dynamics retrieval (9 permanent researchers and engineers).

January 2019 - May 2021

Leader of the MATIS team

LASTIG, IGN (France)

Responsible of the research in photogrammetric computer vision and remote sensing (19 permanent researchers and engineers). MATIS was one of the four former labs of the research department of IGN.

January 2018 - January 2019

Senior researcher

MATIS, IGN (France)

Responsible of the research in remote sensing/land-cover mapping/change detection (6 permanent researchers and engineers).

December 2010 - December 2017

PhD student

MATIS, IGN (France) / Télécom ParisTech (France) / Leibniz University of Hannover (Germany)

Processing and analysis of airborne full-waveform lidar data.

October 2007 - November 2020

Research engineer

MATIS, IGN (France)

Large-scale processing of airborne lidar data

September 2005 - September 2007


Université Paris-Est

Habilitation (HDR)
Geographical Information Science [Manuscript | Slides]
  • Reviewers: Nicolas Baghdadi (IRSTEA, France), Konrad Schindler (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Florence Tupin (Télécom ParisTech, France);
  • Examiners: Paolo Gamba (Univ. Pavia, Italy), Christian Heipke (Univ. Hannover, Germany), Laurence Hubert-Moy (LETG, France), Nicolas Paparoditis (IGN, France), Laurent Polidori (CESBIO, France).
December 2016

Télécom ParisTech

Image and Signal Processing [Manuscript | Slides]
  • Supervisors: Christian Heipke (Univ. Hannover, Germany), Michel Roux (Télécom ParisTech, France), Uwe Soergel (Univ. Hannover, Germany).
  • Reviewers: Xavier Briottet (ONERA, France), Norbert Pfeifer (TU Wien, Austria);
  • Examiners: Frédéric Bretar (IGN, France), Frédéric Jurie (Univ. Caen, France), Florence Tupin (Télécom ParisTech, France)
October 2007 - November 2010


Engineering school
Geographical Information Science with emphasis in Remote Sensing
September 2002 - September 2005

Université Paris 6

Master in Fundamentals in Remote Sensing
September 2004 - September 2005


Books and Chapters


People I (am delighted to) work with
  • Loic Landrieu (Ecole des Ponts, France)
  • Nesrine Chehata (ENSEGID, University of Bordeaux, France)
  • Florent Lafarge (INRIA, France)
  • Devis Tuia (EPFL, Switzerland)
  • Jan Dirk Wegner (ETH and Univ. Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Jordi Inglada (CESBIO/CNES, France)
  • Mathieu Fauvel (CESBIO/INRAe, France)
  • Martin Weinmann & Boris Jutzi (KIT, Germany)
  • Yuchu Qin (RADI, China)
  • Michael Ying Yang (University of Twente, The Nederlands)
  • Antonio Ferraz (NASA-JPL, UCLA, United States)


On-going research projects


Multi-modAl Earth obServaTion Image Analysis.

Funded by ANR (2019-2023)


Artificial Intelligence for the automatic production of 2D and 3D geospatial information.

Funded by Banque Publique d'Investissement (2019-2023)

Past projects
  • H2020 VOLTA (2017-2022), innoVation in geOspatiaL and 3D daTA (PI: FBK, Italy).
  • H2020 Landsense (2017-2021), A Citizen Observatory and Innovation Marketplace for Land Use and Land Cover Monitoring (PI: IIASA, Austria).
  • TOSCA PARCELLE (2018-2021), Production cARtographique grande éChELle par téLédétEction (PI: Mathieu Fauvel, CESBIO, France).
  • ANR HYEP (2014-2018), Hyperspectral imagerY for Environmental urban Planning (PI: Christiane Weber, UMR TETIS, France). Final report here.
  • TOSCA OSO (2016-2018), Operational country-wide land-cover mapping (PI: Jordi Inglada/Mathieu Fauvel, CESBIO, France).
  • TOSCA VEGIDAR (2015-2016), New methods for vegetation detection and mapping in urban areas (PI: Thomas Corpetti, LETG, France).
  • FP7 IQmulus (2012-2016), A High-Volume Fusion and Analysis Platform forGeospatial Point Clouds, Coverages and Volumetric Data Sets (PI: SINTEF, Norway).
  • EuroSDR (2011-2012), project on Change Detection in high resolution landuse/cover geodatabases. Co-PI with Emilio Domenech (FOMENTO, Spain).
  • ANR FORESEE (2010-2014), Forest Resource Estimation for Energy (PI: FCBA, France).
  • GDR ISIS (2009-2010), 3D city modelling from unstructured 3D point clouds. Co-PI with Florent Lafarge (INRIA, France).
  • TOSCA ExFOLIO (2006-2010), Analysis of full-waveform lidar data for urban, forested and mountainous environments for forthcoming spaceborne sensors.

Scientific Animation

I am deeply involved in the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) since 2008.
Editorial stuff
Conferences & workshops
Program committees
  • EarthVision workshop @CVPR, 2022, 2023
  • ESA Living Planet Symposium, Bonn, Germany, May 2021
  • International Joint Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Valletta, Malta, February 2020
  • ESA Phi-Unet challenge on building detection with VHR data (UNOSAT / CERN).
  • Second International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for 3D Big Spatial Data Processing, In conjunction with IEEE ISM'19, San Diego, USA, December 2019.
  • International Land Use Symposium (ILUS), Paris, France, December 2019.
  • International Symposium on Applied Geoinformatics (ISAG), Istanbul, Turkey, November 2019.
  • IEEE IGARSS 2019, Yokohama, Japan, July 2019: student paper competition
  • EARTHVISION 2019, IEEE/ISPRS Workshop. Large Scale Computer Vision for Remote Sensing Imagery, In conjunction with CVPR'19, June 2019.
  • PCV 2019, Workshop on Photogrammetric Computer Vision, In conjunction with CVPR'19, June 2019.
  • ISPRS Semantics3D workshop, Enschede, The Nederlands, June 2019
  • ESA Living Planet Symposium, Milano, Italy, May 2019
  • IEEE IGARSS 2018, Valencia, Spain, July 2018: student paper competition
  • ISPRS Technical Commission II symposium, Riva del Garda, Italy, June 2018.
  • EORSA 2018, Fifth International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications, Xi'an, China, June 2018: program co-chair
  • GEOBIA 2018, Montpellier, France, June 2018.
  • MSF 2017, IEEE/ISPRS Workshop on Multi-Sensor Fusion for Dynamic Scene Understanding. In conjunction with ICCV'17, October 2017.
  • EARTHVISION 2017, IEEE/ISPRS Workshop. Looking from above: When Earth observation meets vision. In conjunction with CVPR'17, July 2017.
  • IEEE IGARSS 2017, Forth Worth, USA, July 2017: student paper competition
  • ISPRS Hannover Workshop 2017, Hannover, Germany, June 2017
  • GEOBIA 2016, Enschede, The Netherlands, September 2016
  • ISPRS Congress 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2016: member of the International Program Committee
  • Reconnaissance des Formes et Intelligence Artificielle (RFIA) 2016, Clermont-Ferrand,France, June-July 2016
  • EARTHVISION’15: IEEE/ISPRS Workshop. Looking from above: When Earth observation meets vision. In conjunction with CVPR’15, Boston, USA, June 2015
  • JURSE 2015, Lausanne, Switzerland, March-Avril 2015
  • Photogrammetric Computer Vision (PCV’14), Zürich, Switzerland, September 2014
  • The ISPRS Workshop on 3D Virtual City Modeling (VCM’13), in conjunction with CRV’13, Regina, Canada, May 2013
  • IEEE International Workshop on Point Cloud Processing (PCP’12), in conjunction with CVPR’12, Providence, USA, June 2012
  • IEEE/ISPRS Workshop on Computer Vision for Remote Sensing of the Environment (CVRS’11), in conjunction with ICCV’11, Barcelona, Spain, November 2011
  • ISPRS Photogrammetric Image Analysis (PIA’11), Munich, Germany, October 2011
  • ISPRS Photogrammetric Computer Vision and Image Analysis symposium (PCV’10), Paris, France, September 2010.
  • Journals: Plos One, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Remote Sensing of Environment, IEEE Transactionson Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Photogrammetric Engineering &Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing, Applied Optics, Optics Express, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Information Fusion
  • Conferences: IEEE CVPR (2023, 2022, 2021 outstanding reviewer acknowledgment, 2020, 2019 outstanding reviewer acknowledgment, 2018 outstanding reviewer acknowledgment, 2017, 2016), BMVC (2018, 2017 outstanding reviewer award), ECCV (2022, 2018, 2016), IEEE ICCV (2023 outstanding reviewer acknowledgment, 2021, 2019, 2017, 2015 outstanding reviewer award), ACCV (2018, 2016), AAAI (2021, 2020), RFIA (2016, 2014), Gretsi (2019, 2015, 2013), Digital Heritage Congress (2013), ISPRS Conference on "Serving Society with Geoinformatics" (2013), ISPRS Commission VII symposium (2010), ISPRS Laserscanning (2009), IEEE ICIP (2009-2012).
  • Funding agencies: ANR, ANRT (France), STAE (France), NSFC, BELSPO (Belgium), DFG (Germany), FWF, NWO (The Nederlands), SATW (Switzerland).
Commissions of trust
  • Since 2013: Member of the scientific council of Theia.
  • Since 2016: Member of the Governing Board of the French Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (SFPT);
  • Since 2018: Member of the Executif Board of Theia, the French national infrastructure on spatial imagery for land cover applications.
  • Since Dec. 2019: Member of the Scientific Council of MathNum department of INRAe;
  • Since 2023: Member of the Council of the Institut Gaspart Monge;
  • 2017-2019: Member of the advisory commission of IRSTEA "Territoires" department;

Teaching material may be provided upon demand. Lectures are mainly given in ENSG-Geomatique, the French engineer school in geomatics and geographic information, both for the engineer degree and various masters of science.

  • Image processing [lectures+exercices]: Segmentation techniques - Object-based image analysis - Change detection - Time-series image analysis
  • Machine learning [lectures+exercices]: Unsupervised and supervised classification - Feature selection & reduction - Graphical models
  • Remote Sensing [lectures]: Introduction - fundamental principles - Sensors
  • Airborne laser scanning [lectures+exercices]: Introduction & physical principles - 3D point cloud processing - Terrain and surface modelling - Forest analysis & 3D city reconstruction - Full-waveform data processing
  • Land-cover mapping and change detection: I gave 2-weeks of e-learning lectures and exercices for EuroSDR, which was pretty challenging and fun. EuroSDR Eduserv 13 (2015) -- EuroSDR Eduserv 12 (2014)

  • Yanis Benidir (PhD, 2023-), supervised with Nicolas Gonthier (LASTIG). Change Detection with Earth Observation imagery.
  • Guillaume Astruc (PhD, 2023-), supervised with Loïc Landrieu (Ecole des Ponts) and Nicolas Gonthier (LASTIG). Fundation Models in Earth Observation (funded by CNES and IGN-France).
  • Hussein El Amouri (PhD, 2020-2023), supervised by Pierre Gançarski and Tom Lampert (ICube). Generic adaptative clustering methods for change detection (funded by ANR).
  • Erwan Giry-Fouquet (PhD, 2018-), supervised by Mathieu Fauvel (CESBIO). Large-scale semi-supervised learning (funded by ANR).
  • Hermann Tagné (PhD, 2018-2023), co-supervised with Arnaud Le Bris (LASTIG) and David Monkam (Univ. Douala, Cameroon). Updating the national land-cover geodatabase with airborne and stallite images (funded by INC Cameroon).
  • Yizi Chen (PhD, 2023), supervised by Julien Perret (LASTIG) and Joseph Chazalon (LRDE, EPITA). Semi-automatic vectorization and georeferencing of old maps (funded by ANR). Now at ETH Zurich.
  • Luc Baudoux (PhD, 2023), co-supervised with Jordi Inglada (CESBIO). Multi-scale multi-label land-cover mapping (funded by ANR). Now at CCR.
  • Anatol Garioud (PhD, 2022), co-supervised with Silvia Valero (CESBIO) and Sébastien Giordano (LASTIG). Permanent grassland moniroting using multi-modal time series of satellite images (funded by CNES and ADEME). Now at IGN.
  • Vivien Sainte-Fare-Garnot (PhD, 2022), supervised by Nesrine Chehata (ENSEGID), Loic Landrieu (LASTIG) and Sébastien Giordano (LASTIG). Learning spatio-temporal representations of satellite time series for large-scale crop mapping (funded by ASP). Now at ETH Zurich.
  • Oussama Ennafii (PhD, 2019), co-supervised with Florent Lafarge (INRIA) and Arnaud Le Bris (LASTIG). Semantic-aware quality evaluation of 3D building models. A scalable approach (funded by IGN). Now at Upciti.
  • Tristan Postadjian (PhD, 2019), co-supervised with Hichem Sahbi (LIP6) and Arnaud Le Bris (LASTIG). Towards large-scale land-cover mapping with VHR satellite imagery (funded by IGN). Now at AquilaData company.
  • Clément Dechesne (PhD, 2017), co-supervised with Valérie Gouet and Arnaud Le Bris (LASTIG). Semantic segmentation of forest stands with VHR multispectral imagery and 3D airborne lidar data (funded by IGN). Now post-doc at CNES.
  • Adrien Gressin (PhD, 2014), supervised by Nicole Vincent (Univ. Paris 5) and Nicolas Paparoditis (IGN). Updating land-cover geodatabases in natural environments with VHR satellite imagery (funded by IGN). Now professor at HEIG-VD, Switzerland.
  • 2023: Outstanding Reviewer acknowledgment - ICCV 2023
  • 2021: Outstanding Reviewer acknowledgment - CVPR 2021
  • 2020: EuroSDR best PhD thesis in 2020: Oussama Ennafii (co-supervised with Florent Lafarge and Arnaud Le Bris).
  • 2019: Outstanding Reviewer acknowledgment - CVPR 2019
  • 2018: Outstanding Reviewer acknowledgment - CVPR 2018
  • 2017: Outstanding Reviewer acknowledgment - BMVC 2017
  • 2016: Schwidefsky Medal, from the ISPRS and the German Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, with Charles Toth (OSU, USA)
  • 2016: Best paper award - GEOBIA 2016. M. Weinmann, C. Mallet, M. Brédif. Detection, Segmentation and Localization of Individual Trees from MMS Point Cloud Data.
  • 2015: Outstanding Reviewer Award - ICCV 2015
  • 2014: Best paper Award, Honourable Mention - ISPRS Photogrammetric Computer Vision 2014. M. Weinmann, B. Jutzi, C. Mallet. Semantic 3D scene interpretation: a framework combining optimal neighborhood size selection with relevant features.
  • 2014: Outstanding Reviewer Award - ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
  • 2010: Young researcher award, French Image and Vision community (GDR ISIS, CNRS), with Florent Lafarge (INRIA, France)