Former PhD students

You will find below the list of doctoral students who have contributed to the DOMUS laboratory since 2002.


Hubert Kenfack Ngankam

PhD student in computer science

Project: DIY-Aide

Subject: Context sensitivity in a smart home environment adaptable by all

Director(s): Sylvain Giroux and Hélène Pigot

2016/01 to 2019/01


Stéphanie Pinard

PhD student in Rehabilitation Science

Lecturer, Department of Rehabilitation, Université de Sherbrooke

Project: COOK - Culinary AssistantCOOK-Culinary Assistant

Subject: Participative conception of a cooking assistant for TBI and exploration of the effect on the independance

Director(s): Nathalie Bier and Carolina Bottari, Université de Montréal

2012 to 2018


Wathek Bellah Loued

PhD student in computer science

Project: Amelis calendar for seniors

Subject: Facilitate the use of informatics by older people through emotional communication

Director: Hélène Pigot

2015/01 to 2018/08


Nicola Kuijpers

PhD student in Computer Science (Université de Sherbrooke) and electronics (Université Bretagne-Sud)

Project: COOK-Culinary Assistant

Subjet: Autonomous Security System when Preparing a Meal for Cognitively Impaired People in an Intelligent Health Home

Director(s): Sylain Giroux, Florent de Lamothe and Jean-Luc Philippe

2013/10 to 2017/04


Amandine Porcher

PhD student in Gerontology (Université de Sherbrooke) and in ergonomics (Université Bretagne-Sud)

Project: Amelis calendar for seniors

Subjet: Empirical-inductive study of the theorization of the process of acceptance of technologies by seniors

Director(s): Hélène Pigot and Christine Chauvin

2014 to 2018


Marisnel OLIVARES-AMARO
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: Analysis, modeling and implementation of assistance strategies: deployment of cognitive orthoses for the instrumental activities of daily life of traumatized cranial patients
Director (s): Sylvain Giroux, Carolina Bottari, M. Pierre De Loor (director Telecom Bretagne), M. André THEPAUT supervisor, Mme Brigitte Le PEVEDIC, supervisor
2013/10 to 2017/04

Yannick ADELISE
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: An interactive electronic calendar to assist seniors with Alzheimer's disease
Director: Hélène Pigot
2011/01 to 2017/05

Farah ARAB
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: Contextual, institutional and conceptual frameworks to address the aging subject in design
Director(s): Hélène Pigot and Pierre Rabardel, Université Paris 8
2007/03 to ...

Jeremy BAUCHET
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: Archipel : an object framework for a ubiquitous approach to assistance
Director(s): Hélène Pigot and Sylvain Giroux
2003/03 to 2008/12

Bruno BOUCHARD
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: A model of recognition of plans for people with Alzheimer's disease based on trellis theory and an action model in logic of description
Director(s): Sylvain Giroux and Abdenour Bouzouane
2004/01 to 2006/12

Pierre BUSNEL
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: Security and dependability in smart homes
Director: Sylvain Giroux
2008/01 to 2013/09

Thomas ROMAIN-CAMIER
Diploma: PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Subjet: Recognition of activities from heterogeneous sensors
Director: Sylvain Giroux
2009/03 to 2013/06

Davide CARBONI
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: Services in pervasive computing environments: from design to delivery
Director: Sylvain Giroux
2002/01 to 2005/01

Matthieu CASTEBRUNET
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: Design of intelligent, inferential and responsive functional multi-agent (autonomous and self-adapting) assistive systems to assist in the daily activities of people with intellectual or motor disabilities
Director(s): Sylvain Giroux and Vincent Rialle
2007/01 to 2011/04

Daniel CHAMBERLAND-TREMBLAY
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: Co-located asynchronous operation in smart housing
Director(s): Sylvain Giroux and Claude Caron
2004/10 to 2012/10

Charles GOUIN-VALLERAND
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: An autonomous approach for software management of smart spaces
Director(s): Sylvain Giroux, Bessam Abdulrazak and Mounir Mokhtari
2008/01 to 2011/08

Pierre-Yves GROUSSARD
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: Adaptive and personalized infrastructure for medical monitoring, tele-vigilance and cognitive assistance
Director(s): Hélène Pigot and Sylvain Giroux
2007/03 to 2012/01

Patrice ROY
Diploma: PhD in computer science
Subjet: Possibilistic formalization of actions in a time and uncertain context: Recognition of activities for Alzheimer's patients in a smart home
Director(s): Sylvain Giroux, Abdenour Bouzouane and Bruno Bouchard
2008/01 to 2012/01

Audrey SERNA
Diploma: PhD in Interaction, Cognition, Learning and Creation Engineering
Subjet: Observation and modelling of executive processes and associated dysfunction in ageing and dementia during the performance of daily activities : study for cognitive assistance systems design
Director(s): Vincent Rialle (Université de Grenoble INPG) and Hélène Pigot
2005/01 to 2008

Daniel SZABO
Diploma: PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Subjet: 3D Sound Effects in a Total Immersion User Interface
Director: Bessam Abdulrazak
2008/01 to ...