Who we are?

The GreenAI UPPA team is an engaged lab that improves state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms. Concerned with our impact on earth, we develop low consumption algorithms and tackle environmental challenges. Unlike other research groups, our activities are dedicated to the full pipeline from the math grounding to R&D prototype and in production deployment with industrial partners. We are based in Pau, France, in front of the Pyrénées.

Our research


Our research encompasses diverse projects and collaborations around the mathematical foundations of power-efficient deep/machine learning algorithms, and the applications of AI to build a more sustainable world. In this section, we present the mathematical as well as the algorithmic part of our activity.

Team members

We wish to bring together different people from different communities but with one share commitment: take collective actions on the world’s greatest crisis and build a safe and healthy planet for the next generations.

Sébastien Loustau

After a PHD thesis defended in 2008, at Institut de Marseille Sebastien worked as Associated professor at Université d’Angers in the lab LAREMA where he defended his Habilitation thesis in 2014. He found the AI start-up LumeanAI in 2015 and the non-profit organization IAPau in 2016. Since 2020, he is researcher at the LMAP at Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour and created the GreenAI UPPA Group. His research interest are online learning, mathematical statistics, information theory for machine learning and more recently, in the applications of these activities to deep learning techniques and environmental challenges. For contact, send an email at sebastien[dot]loustau[at]univ-pau.fr

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Paul Gay

Currently researcher at the LMAP, Paul obtained his phd between LIUM in France and IDIAP Reshearch Institut in Switzerland in 2014 on unsupervised Audio-visual person identification in broadcast data. Then, he went through a teaching period at the LIA (2015) a Post-doc in computer vision, at IIT/PAVIS (2016 - 2018), and worked at the LumenAI on community detection (2019 - 2020). For contact, send an email at paul[dot]gay[at]univ-pau.fr

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Matthieu Francois

Matthieu obtained his Master’s degree in 2020 at Université de Grenoble Alpes. After some experiences as Data Scientist, he joined GreenAI UPPA Team in Septembre 2021. For contact, send an email at matthieu[dot]francois[at]univ-pau.fr
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Jordy Palafox

Jordy defended his Phd Thesis in 2018 at UPPA LMAP. After a post-doc in 2018-2019 at La Rochelle in the lab LASIE, he taught at CY Tech two years and followed training in Data Science. He joined GreenAI UPPA group in Septembre 2021. For contact, send an email at jordy[dot]palafox[at]univ-pau.fr
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Nicolas Tirel

Nicolas graduated from the engineering school CYTech (ex-EISTI) at Pau, France in 2021 with a speciality in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. He is passionated about Data Science since he went to Taïwan for an Exchange Semester during his school time. Thus, he decided to join GreenAI UPPA team on a project about two fields that are really meaningful for him : education and environment. For contact, send an email at nicolas[dot]tirel[at]univ-pau.fr
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Simon Lebeaud

Simon obtained is engineering degree in 2021 at the National Institute of Applied Sciences, Rouen Normandie, with a computer science major. Right after graduating he joined GreenAI UPPA in January 2022, where he started a collaboration with Hizkia Informatique. For contact, send an email at simon[dot]lebeaud[at]univ-pau.fr
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Fatou Kiné Sow

Fatou obtained her master’s degree in Big Data in 2021 at Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour. After a year of experience as Data Scientist, she joined Green AI in December 2021 in collaboration with Prof en Poche on a computer vision and AR project. For contact, send an email at fksow[at]univ-pau.fr
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Feel free to contact us if you want to contribute: contact Paul or Sébastien