Collective responsabilities



Running Projects

  • Science en Poche (PI, 2014-2017), Projet Emergence(s), Mairie de Paris.
  • Epique (ANR, WP leader), Reconstruction of large scale Phylomemies
  • Forccast IDEFI project(FORmation par la Cartographie de Controverses à l’Analyse des Sciences et des Techniques), lab coordinator for partner CAMS/ISC-PIF. Leader : Sciences-Po
  • Algodiv (ANR), Labs coordinator, PI : Camille Roth,
  • Flagera (ANR, WP Leader for ISC-PIF & CAMS), European Consortium, ICT and Society
  • Le Politoscope, contribution à l’exposition TERRA DATA,  Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, avril 2017 – janvier 2018

Collective Responsabilities

  • Director of the Complex Systems Institute of Paris Ile-de-France
  • Independant expert for the European Commission – Future Emergent Technologies.
  • Coordinator of the DIM “Problématiques Transversalles aux Systèmes Complexes” for the Region Ile-de-France (scientific events, calls for projects and infrastructures).
  • Program committee member of the Conference Complex Networks 2018
  • Program committee member of the Conference on Complex Systems 2018


Past responsabilities

Past projects

  • Tools for INteractive Assessement of Projects Portfolio and visualization of Scientific Landscapes, (TINA) 2009-2011, SA, FP7. PI.
  • Webfluence (2009-2011): opinion dynamics in virtual arenas: topology, morphogenesis and diffusion.
  • ASSYST – Action for the Science of complex SYstems and socially intelligent icT, 2009-2012 FP7, WP leader.
  • PATTERN RESILIENCE, 2007-2010, WP leader. PATRES is a project supported by the New and Emerging Science and Technology programme of the sixth Framework Programme of the European Commission. It started on 1st February 2007 and continues for three years.
  • MOMA : Reconstruction of functionnal modules in biology from analysis of large scientific corpuses, winner of the ideas call 2007 of the Paris Ile-de-France Complex Systems Institute and Complex Systems National Networks [ Homepage of the project ]
  • MOUSSON Health, environment and pollution in Burkina Faso.

Past Collective Responsabilities

  • Vice-President Secretary of the Complex Systems Society, 2011-2014
  • Deputy-director of the Complex Systems Institute of Paris Ile-de-France (2011-2013)


  • Organizer of the ASSYST Roadmap workshop, jan. 28 2011.
  • Supervisor of the French and European complex systems roadmap (2009).
  • Complex Systems Brainstorming meeting,Paris 19-23 Sept. 2005, Comité local d’organisation.

Scientific events

Teaching and dissemination

PhD supervision

Samuel Castillo (Co-supervisor), Large scale phylomemy reconstruction for inter-domain comparison of science evolution, 2016-2019.


As CNRS researcher, I don’t have mandatory courses. I give courses from time to time in masters or summer schools. Here are some examples :

  • Responsable du module Action Publique et Big Data, Master ENPC “Action Publique”
  • EHESS Seminar : Cognition sociale et évolution culturelle : quels modèles, quelles données
  • Course on visualisation and big data, ENPC ParisTech, (2014 & 2015)
  • Sociology and Complex Systems Master Erasmus Mundus Complex Systems, École Polytechnique, Autumn 2012 (Responsable du module SHS)
  • Science Mapping, Escuela de verano Informatica : desafıos, herramientas y ciencia USM, Valparaiso, 11-13 jan. 2012
  • Tarde’s sociology and the modeling of social dynamics Master Erasmus Mundus Complex Systems, Ecole Polytechnique, Autumn 2011
  • Introduction to Complex Systems, Atelier thématique “IDEAS for Design, knowledge Engineering Applied to living complex Systems“, ISC-PIF 17 oct 2011.