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Curiculum Vitae | Gaëlle Richer

Curiculum Vitae


  • LaBRI – 351, cours de la Libération - F-33405 Talence CEDEX – France
  • [firstname].[lastname]@labri.fr

Research Interests

Designing novel visualization and interaction techniques. In particular, investigating scalable ways to interact with large-scale data through visual representations, regarding both the representation and the processing aspects.


2016–Present Ph.D. student in Computer Science, University of Bordeaux, LaBRI
- Thesis subject: Interactive visualization on big data infrastructure
- Advisors: David Auber & Romain Bourqui.
2012–2015 M.Sc in Computer Science, with honors, Bordeaux INP, ENSEIRB-Matméca

Research & Professional Experience

2015–2016 Researcher Engineer, University of Bordeaux, LaBRI France
2015 Engineering Intern, FastConnect / Atos
- Advisor: Abdelkrim Hadjidj.
Summer 2014 Research Intern, POSTECH, Computer Graphics Lab.
- Advisor: Prof. Lee Seungyong.
South Korea

Skills & Assets


Programming & Scripting C/C++, Java, python, Javascript, bash
Environment & Libraries OpenGL, HTML/CSS, Vue.js, OpenMP, Hadoop, Spark, elasticsearch
Software & Tools versioning tools (git, svn), graphical editors (Inkscape, GIMP), document formatting (LaTeX, LibreOffice)
Operating Systems Linux, MS Windows


  • French (mother tongue)
  • English (full professional proficiency, TOEIC : 990990, IELTS : 7,5 / 9 in Jan. 2014)
  • Spanish (elementary proficiency)
  • notions of Korean, Japanese and Mandarin


More details here.

Refereed Journal Publications

Refereed Conference Publications

  • [C2] G. Richer, R. Bourqui, and D. Auber. 2019, “Corfish: Coordinating emphasis across multiple views using spatial distortion,” in 2019 IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, [26% acceptance rate], IEEE Computer Society, pp. 1–10.
  • [C1] A. Hinge, G. Richer, and D. Auber. 2017, “Mugdad: Multilevel graph drawing algorithm in a distributed architecture,” in Conference on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision, IADIS, Lisbon, Portugal, p. 189.

Refereed Workshops Publications

  • [W1] G. Richer, J. Sansen, F. Lalanne, D. Auber, and R. Bourqui. Mar. 2018, “Enabling hierarchical exploration for large-scale multidimensional data with abstract parallel coordinates,” in Proceedings of the Workshops of the EDBT/ICDT 2018 Joint Conference (EDBT/ICDT 2018), Vienna, Austria, March 26, 2018., pp. 76–83.

Seminars & Talks

Conference talks

  • Corfish: Coordinating emphasis across multiple views using spatial distortion, Paper presented at the 2019 Pacific Visualization Symposium in Bangkok, Thailand, Apr. 2019.
  • Enabling hierarchical exploration for large-scale multidimensional data with abstract parallel coordinates, Paper presented at the Big Data Visual Exploration and Analytics Workshop, EDBT/ICDT 2018 in Vienna, Austria, Mar. 2018.

Invited Seminar

Participation to the Dagstuhl Progressive Data Analysis and Visualization Seminar on large-scale information retrieval and analysis (October 2018, Germany).

Teaching & Mentoring Experience


2017-2019: Teaching Assistant, Bordeaux University Institutes of Technology, Dept. Computer Science. Undergraduate courses (total 128h class):

  • Introduction to Algorithms & Programming (15 students), class 2h/week, grading
  • Introduction to Computer Networks (25 students), class 4h/week, grading


  • Undergraduate student intern, 6 months.
    Project: Multi-scale scatterplot matrix visualization application for large-scale data
  • Graduate students senior project, 6 students, 1 month.
    Project: Spark-backed graph visualization tool for citation graphs.

Other activites

Peer-reviewing service

  • EuroVis 2019


  • Organization of EDBT/ICDT 2017