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Frédéric Barbaresco

Thales Land & Air Systems
IEEE Region
Region 8 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
Technical Area
Artificial Intelligence, Radar Systems, Target Tracking Systems
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Frédéric Barbaresco is a Senior Expert in Sensors Advanced Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence in the Smart & Cognitive Sensors field.

After graduating from CENTRALESUPELEC in 1991, he has spent the 30 years of his career working in the surface radar field, where he has designed a large number of dynamic resource management algorithms, with 15 patents and over 200 publications to his name.

He is “Smart Sensing Segment Leader” of THALES Group KTD PCC (Key Technology Domain "Processing, Control & Cognition).

President of French SEE ISIC technical club and Emeritus member of SEE and Ampere Medal 2007:

Thales representative in the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe’s Artificial Intelligence Experts Group, and on the board of SMAI (Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society) and GRETSI (Signal and Image Processing Research and Survey Group).

General chair of SEE GSI “Geometric Science of Information” conference:

Keynote speaker at UK DSTL SSPD conference 2022:

He is the author of eight books in the field of artificial intelligence, including, notably, Geometric Structures of Statistical Physics, Information Geometry, and Learning:


1. Aymé Poirson Prize 2014 of the French Academy of Science for application of sciences to industry.

2. NATO SET Lecture Award 2012 on “Radar Waveform Diversity & Design”

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IEEE AESS Position History:
  • Present   Transactions on Radar Systems Associate Editors (Transactions on Radar Systems Editorial Committee)
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