Curriculum Vitae

Éric SOPENA

  • Born January 12th, 1961, in Cenon (Gironde, France)
  • Married, two daughters (Amaëlle and Milvia) born in 2002 and 2005

Diplomas

  • 01.1994 "Habilitation à diriger des recherches" in Computer Science, Bordeaux 1 University
  • 11.1986 PhD in Computer Science, Bordeaux 1 University
  • 06.1983 Graduated in Applied Mathematics, Bordeaux 1 University

Positions

  • 1995-now Full Professor, Bordeaux Institute of Technology, Computer Science Department, Bordeaux University.
  • 1984-1995 Associate Professor, Bordeaux Institute of Technology, Computer Science Department, Bordeaux University.

Teaching activities

  • Master in Computer Studies : Graph Theory
  • Since 1984, in the Computer Science Department of the Bordeaux Institute of Technology.
  • Main topics: Data Structures and Algorithms, Programming, Object Programming, Analysis and Design of Information Systems, Algorithmic Graph Theory.

Research activities

PhD Students:

  • 2017-.... Abdelamine LAOUAR, Broadcast domination invariants for circulant graphs. Co-supervised with Isma Bouchemakh (USTHB, Algiers, Algeria).
  • 2016-.... Nacera AHMANE, On the independent broadcast number of some classes of trees. Co-supervised with Isma Bouchemakh (USTHB, Algiers, Algeria).
  • 2015-.... Mohammed SENHAJI, Bounded colourings and equitable colourings. Co-supervised with Olivier Baudon.
  • 2014-.... Brahim BENMEDJDOUB, On incidence coloring. Co-supervised with Isma Bouchemakh (USTHB, Algiers, Algeria).
  • 2014-2017 Daouya LAÏCHE, Packing coloring of undirected and oriented graphs. Co-supervised with Isma Bouchemakh (USTHB, Algiers, Algeria). ( PhD document (pdf), in french)
  • 2012-2015 Christopher DUFFY, Homomorphisms of (j;k)-􀀀mixed Graphs (joint PhD with U. Victoria, Canada). Co-supervised with Gary MacGillivray. (PhD document (pdf), in english)
  • 2011-2014 Julien BENSMAIL, Graphes arbitrairement sommet-décomposables. Co-supervised with Olivier Baudon. (PhD document (pdf), in english)
  • 2011-2014 Sagnik SEN, A contribution to the theory of graph homomorphisms and colorings. Co-supervised with Arnaud Pêcher and André Raspaud. (PhD document (pdf), in english)
  • 2010-2013 Gabriel RENAULT, Combinatorial games on graphs. Co-supervised with PaulDorbec. (PhD document (pdf), in english)
  • 2009-2012 Petru VALICOV, On packing, colouring and indentification problems. Co-supervised with Arnaud Pêcher and Mickael Montassier. (PhD document (pdf), in english)
  • 2007-2011 Adrien GUIGNARD, Jeux de coloration combinatoires. (PhD document (pdf), in french)
  • 2003-2006 Alexandre PINLOU, Arc-coloration et sommet-coloration orientées. (PhD document (pdf), in french)
  • 2002-2005 Pascal OCHEM, Graph colorings and combinatorics on words. (PhD Document (pdf), in english)
  • 2001-2005 Mohammad HOSSEINI DOLAMA, Contribution à l’étude de quelques problèmes de colorations de graphes. (PhD document (pdf), in french)
  • 1994-1997 Laurence VIGNAL, Colorations généralisées de graphes orientés.

Administrative activities

  • 2017-... President of the LaBRI Scientific Council
  • 2012-... Member of the Administrative Council of SIF (French Computer Science Society). Editor in Chief of 1024 journal (in French).
  • 2011-2017 Deputy Director of the LaBRI
  • 2009-2013 Head of the "Algorithms and Combinatorics" group within the GDR Informatique Mathématique
  • 2004-2011 Member of the National Council of Universities in Computer Science (CNU 27ème section)
  • 2009-2010 President of the LaBRI Scientific Council
  • 2006-2010 Head of the Research Group "Graphs & Applications" in LaBRI
  • 2006-2009 Head of the doctoral school in Mathematics and Computer Science of Bordeaux 1 University
  • 2003-2007 Member of the Scientific Council of Bordeaux 1 University
  • 2003-2005 Coordinator of the program « Models and Algorithms », Master in Computer Science, Bordeaux 1 University
  • 2002-2005 Coordinator of Doctoral Studies in Computer Science, Bordeaux 1 University
  • 1999-2002 Head of the Computer Science Department (Bordeaux 1 Institute of Technology)
  • 1998-2001 Vice-President of the « CSE 27ème section », Bordeaux 1 University
  • 1991-2007 Member of the « CSE 27ème section », Bordeaux 1 University
  • 1994-1998 Member of the Laboratory Council (LaBRI)
  • 1994-1999 Socrates Coordinator (Computer Science Department of the Bordeaux 1 Institute of Technology)
  • 1987-1992 Director of Studies (Computer Science Department of the Bordeaux 1 Institute of Technology)

Miscellaneous

  • SPECIF and then SIF member since 1985 (French Society for Computer Science)
  • EATCS member since 1988 (European Association for Theoretical Computer Science)
  • AFIT member since 1988 (French Association for Theoretical Computer Science)