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Christian Gagné

Professeur, génie électrique et génie informatique, Université Laval

Christian Gagné is a professor at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering Department of Université Laval since 2008. He is the founding director of the Institute Intelligence and Data (IID). He holds a Canada-CIFAR Artificial Intelligence Chair and is an associate member to Mila. He is conducting research on the development of methods for machine learning and stochastic optimization. A significant share of his research work is on the practical use of these techniques in domains such as computer vision, microscopy, health, energy and transportation.


  • 2008–present
    Professor, Université Laval
  • 2019–present
    Canada-CIFAR AI Chairholder, CIFAR and Mila
  • 2020–present
    Director, Institut intelligence et données