Frédérique Laforest Professor - CNU 27
Research: Member of the TWEAK team of the LIRIS Laboratory CNRS UMR 5205
Teaching: Computer Science Department of INSA Lyon
+33 47243 8212

Batiment Blaise Pascal, LIRIS, INSA Lyon
6 avenue Recteur Capelle Ouest, F-69100 Villeurbanne

I got an engineer master in Computer Science from INSA de Lyon in 1993.
I received a PhD from INSA de Lyon in 1997 and an Habilitation to Drive Research (HDR) from Université Lyon I in 2007.
I was Associate Professor in INSA Lyon and in the LIRIS lab. from 1998 to 2011.
I got a full Professor position in Université Jean Monnet in septembre 2011 and came back to INSA Lyon and LIRIS lab. in january 2019.


I currently mainly teach Licence and Master students at the Computer Science department of the INSA Lyon engineering school: Software engineering and Agile methods in practice.


Publications on DBLP

Page on Scholar

Page on ResearchGate

PhD students

  • Hady Elsahar: Enabling Dynamic Interactions between Natural Language and Structured Knowledge Bases, 2019
  • Tanguy Raynaud: Thematic quiz generation from knowledge bases, 2019
  • Syed Gillani: Semantically-enabled Stream Processing and Complex Event Processing over RDF Graph Streams, 2016
  • Jules Chevalier: Incremental reasoning on data streams, 2016
  • Merieme Ghenname (collaboration with University Mohamed V, Morocco): The social Web and the Semantic Web for recommendation of Educational material, 2015
  • Simon Meyffret: Local and social recommendation in decentralized architectures, 2012
  • Yann Gripay: A declarative approach for pervasive environements: model and implementation, 2009
  • Tarak Chaari: Adaptation of pervasive applications in multi-contextual environments, 2007
  • Mohamed Boumediene: Definition of a generic data sharing system for legacy softwares, 2005
  • Youakim Badr: Coupling databases and documents, 2003