Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Sciences


Eurecom - Digital Security 
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Current research topics

  • Unmanned aerial vehicles
  • 2D/3D Facial Image Analysis
  • Biometrics and Video surveillance
  • Image Forensics

Current research interests

  • His research interest is image processing for security, safety and forensics.

Current research memberships

  • He gave several tutorials on digital watermarking (co-authored with F. Petitcolas from Microsoft Research), biometrics (co-authored with J.-C. Junqua from Panasonic Research) at major conferences.
  • Jean-Luc DUGELAY is a senior member of the IEEE. He is/was an elected member of the IEEE Signal Processing for IMDSP, MMSP, IFS Technical Committees. He is an elected member the EURASIP Adcom.
  • He was an associate editor for the IEEE-IP and the IEEE-MM Transactions, the EURASIP Journal on ASP, the Kluwer Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications. He is currently the founding Editor in Chief of the EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing (Hindawi).
  • He has been an invited speaker and/or member of the program committee of several scientific conferences and workshops.
  • He was technical co-chair and organizer of the fourth workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (Cannes, October 2001), and co-organizer of the workshop on Multimodal User Authentication (Santa Barbara, December 2003).

Selected publications



  • He receives the Fellow Distinction from IAPR in March 2018.
  • In June 2016, he has received with his PhD student Grégory Antipov, a double Award (Best Paper Award and 1st Place Award) for their paper "Apparent Age Estimation from Face Images Combining General and Children-Specialized Deep Learning Models" (IEEE CVPR).
  • In November 2013, he has received with his co-authors Xuran Zhao and Nicholas Evans, a Best Student Paper Award for the article "Unsupervised multi-view dimensionality reduction with application to audio-visual speaker retrieval".
  • He received the Fellow Distinction from IEEE in 2012.
  • In July 2011, he was awarded a Best Presentation Award (with Antitza Dantcheva) for the article "Female facial aesthetics based on soft biometrics and photo-quality"
  • He was awarded the SEE 2010 Blondel Medal for his outstanding work in biometrics and digital watermarking.