Christian WOLF is associate professor (Maître de Conférences, HDR) at INSA de Lyon and LIRIS, a CNRS laboratory, since sept. 2005. He is interested in machine learning and computer vision, especially large-scale learning of the capacity to perform high-level reasoning from visual observations, and more recently the connections between machine learning and control.
He is the head of the AI chair / chair in Artificial Intelligence at INSA-Lyon, and the national coordinator of project ANR Delicio "Data and Prior, Machine Learning and Control" (2019-2023). He is member of the scientific committee of GDR IA and member of the directing committee of GDR ISIS and co-leader of the topic "Machine Learning". He has supervised 12 defended PhD theses, is an associate editor of IEEE-T on PAMI and area chair of CVPR 2020, NeurIPS 2020, ICLR 2021, ICCV 2021, ICML 2021, NeurIPS 2021.
He received his MSc in computer science from TU Vienna, Austria, in 2000, and a PhD in computer science from INSA de Lyon, France, in 2003. In 2012 he obtained the habilitation diploma, also from INSA de Lyon. Between September 2017 and August 2019 he was on leave at INRIA, at the chroma work group at the CITI laboratory.