Julien Mairal - Homepage


Research Scientist

Inria Grenoble, Thoth team


655, avenue de l'Europe
38330 Montbonnot Saint Martin

Prospective students or post-docs may contact me at

email: julien.mairal AT inria.fr

Recent Highlights

2019: The Cyanure toolbox is now available!

2019: Nov 26th and 27th, Solaris workshop and two PhD defenses.

2019: I received the test of time award at ICML 2019!

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2018: Along with Naver labs Europe, we organized PAISS, the PRAIRIE AI summer school from July 2nd to July 6th.

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2016: I received an ERC Starting grant. The project, called SOLARIS, started on March 2017. If you are interested in post-doc and/or junior scientist positions, do not hesitate to contact me.

Editorial Activities

I was area chair for ICML 2015, ICCV 2015, ICLR 2016, CVPR 2016, ECCV 2016, NIPS 2016, ICML 2017, NIPS 2017, ICML 2018, NeurIPS 2018, NeurIPS 2019, AISTATS 2020, ECCV 2020, NeurIPS 2020, and will be for ICLR 2021 and AISTATS 2021.

I will also be tutorial chair for CVPR 2022 and workshop co-chair for NeurIPS 2020.

I am an associate editor of the Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR), the International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), the Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision (JMIV), and the SIAM journal on imaging sciences (SIIMS).

Research Interests

  • machine learning

  • optimization

  • computer vision

  • signal and image processing

  • bioinformatics