Grondin, François

Professeur, Faculté de génie
FAC. GÉNIE Électrique et informatique

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Diplômes

(2020) Post-doctorate. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

(2017) Doctorate. Université de Sherbrooke.

(2011) Master's Thesis. Université de Sherbrooke.

(2009) Bachelor's. McGill University.

Expérience académique

(2011-2015) Lecturer. Université de Sherbrooke.

(2010-2011) Teaching Assistant. Université de Sherbrooke.

Présentation

Sujets de recherche

Acoustics, Recognition of Speech, Robotics and Automation.

Disciplines de recherche

Electrical Engineering and Electronic Engineering.

Mots-clés

Robot Audition, Microphone Array, Sound Source Localization, Sound Source Separation, Deep Learning.

Langues parlées et écrites

Anglais, Français

Prix et distinctions

  • (2018) Postdoctorate Research Fellowship. Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT). (Prize / Award).
  • Createk Startup Competition, First Place. Université de Sherbrooke. (Prize / Award).
  • Graduate Student Excellence Schorlarship. Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec. (Prize / Award).
  • Leonardo da Vinci Medal. Université de Sherbrooke. (Prize / Award).

Financement

Grant. (Awarded). Principal Investigator. Starting funds. University of Sherbrooke. 70000 $ (2020-2023).

Grant. (Under Review). Principal Investigator. Design of an air and ground multimodal detection, localization and tracking system. Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS). Accelerate Entrepreneur. 180000 $ (2021-2022).

Grant. (Under Review). Principal Investigator. Signal processing and machine learning applied to multitouch sensing using ultrasounds. Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS). Elevation. 120000 $ (2020-2022).

Grant. (Awarded). Principal Investigator. Battery pack thermal prediction and fault detection using machine learning. Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS). Accelerate. 70000 $ (2020-2021).

Grant. (Awarded). Principal Investigator. Noise-aware wearable speech enhancement system. Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS). Accelerate. 45000 $ (2020-2021).

Publications

Articles de revue

  • Grondin F, Michaud F. (2019). Lightweight and Optimized Sound Source Localization and Tracking Methods for Open and Closed Microphone Array Configurations. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 113, 63-80. (Published).
  • Chauvin R, Hamel M, Brière S, Ferland F, Grondin F, Létourneau D, Tousignant M, Michaud F. (2014). Contact-Free Respiration Rate Monitoring Using a Pan-Tilt Thermal Camera for Stationary Bike Telerehabilitation Sessions. IEEE Systems Journal, 10(3), 1046-1055. (Published).

Chapitres de livre

  • Grondin F, Michaud F. (2014). Real-time Audition System for Autonomous Mobile Robots. Judith A. Markowitz Robots that Talk and Listen (263-280). De Gruyter. (Published).

Articles de conférence

  • *Michaud S, *Faucher S, Grondin F, *Lauzon J-S, Labbe M, Létourneau D, Ferland F, Michaud F. (2020). 3D Localization of a Sound Source Using Mobile Microphone Arrays Referenced by SLAM. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. (Accepted).
  • Grondin F, Tang H, Glass J. (2020). Audio-Visual Calibration with Polynomial Regression for 2-D Projection using SVD-PHAT. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. (Published).
  • *Vincent J, Labbe M, *Lauzon J-S, Grondin F, Comtois-Rivet P-M, Michaud F. (2020). Dynamic Object Tracking and Masking for Visual SLAM. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robots and Systems. (Accepted).
  • Grondin F, *Lauzon J-S, *Vincent J, Michaud F. (2020). GEV Beamforming Supported by DOA-based Masks Generated on Pairs of Microphones. INTERSPEECH. (Accepted).
  • Ford L, Tang H, Grondin F, Glass J. (2019). A deep residual network for large-scale acoustic scene analysis. INTERSPEECH. 2568-2572. (Published).
  • Michaud F, Labbé M, Létourneau D, Grondin F, Ferland F, Laniel S. (2019). Attempting to Have Mobile Robots Move to Real Homes Through the Development of Open Source Libraries. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. (Published).
  • Grondin F, Glass J. (2019). Fast and Robust 3-D Sound Source Localization with DSVD-PHAT. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. (Published).
  • Grondin F, Glass J. (2019). Multiple sound source localization with SVD-PHAT. INTERSPEECH. 2698-2702. (Published).
  • Grondin F, Glass J. (2019). SVD-PHAT: A Fast Sound Source Localization Method. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing. 4140-4144. (Published).
  • Grondin F, Glass J, Sobieraj I, Plumbley MD. (2019). Sound Event Localization and Detection Using CRNN on Pairs of Microphones. Workshop on Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events. (Published).
  • Villalba J, Chen N, Snyder D, Garcia-Romero D, McCree A, Sell G, Borgstrom J, Richardson F, Shon S, Grondin F, Dehak R, Garcia-Perera LP, Povey D, Torres-Carrasquillo PA, Khudanpur S, Dehak N. (2019). State-of-the-art speaker recognition for telephone and video speech: the JHU-MIT Submission for NIST SRE18. INTERSPEECH. 1488-1492. (Published).
  • Tang H, Hsu WN, Grondin F, Glass J. (2018). A Study of Enhancement, Augmentation, and Autoencoder Methods for Domain Adaptation in Distant Speech Recognition. INTERSPEECH. 2928-2932. (Published).
  • Laniel S, Létourneau D, Labbé M, Grondin F, Polgar J, Michaud F. (2017). Adding navigation, artificial audition and vital sign monitoring capabilities to a telepresence mobile robot for remote home care applications. International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics. 809-811. (Published).
  • Laniel S, Létourneau D, Labbé M, Grondin F, Michaud F. (2017). Enhancing a beam+ telepresence robot for remote home care applications. International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation. (Published).
  • Lauzon J-S, Grondin F, Létourneau D, Lussier Desbiens A, Michaud F. (2017). Localization of RW-UAVs Using Particle Filtering Over Distributed Microphone Arrays. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. 2479-2484. (Published).
  • Brodeur D, Grondin F, Attabi Y, Dumouchel P, Michaud F. (2016). Integration Framework for Speech Processing with Live Visualization Interfaces. IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. 144-150. (Published).
  • Grondin F, Michaud F. (2016). Noise mask for TDOA sound source localization of speech on mobile robots in noisy environments. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 4530-4535. (Published).
  • Grondin F, Michaud F. (2016). Robust speech/non-speech discrimination based on pitch estimation for mobile robots. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 1650-1655. (Published).
  • Grondin F, Michaud F. (2015). Time difference of arrival estimation based on binary frequency mask for sound source localization on mobile robots. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. 6149-6154. (Published).
  • Ouellet S, Grondin F, Leconte F, Michaud F. (2014). Multimodal biometric identification system for mobile robots combining human metrology to face recognition and speaker identification. IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. 323-328. (Published).

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