Jean-Gabriel Ganascia Chairman
A professor at the Paris-based Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) and a member of the Institut Universitaire de France, Jean-Gabriel Ganascia was appointed chairman of the CNRS Ethics Committee in September 2016. An IT expert, holder of a PhD and doctoral thesis from the Université d'Orsay (Paris), he specializes in artificial intelligence. His current research work focuses on machine learning, text mining, the literary aspect of digital humanities and computational ethics. An IT professor at the UPMC since 1988, he heads the Cognitive Agents and Symbolic Machine Learning (ACASA) team at the LIP6 computer science research laboratory. He also set up and led the Sciences de la cognition ("cognitive science") scientific interest group at the CNRS. Jean-Gabriel Ganascia is a member of the CERNA (ethics in digital science research commission) at the Digital Science and Technologies Alliance, Allistene.