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Professeur des universités, chercheur multi-disciplinaire, Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA)

Romain Couillet received his MSc in Mobile Communications at the Eurecom Institute and his MSc in Communication Systems in Telecom ParisTech, France in 2007. From 2007 to 2010, he worked with ST-Ericsson as an Algorithm Development Engineer on the Long Term Evolution Advanced project, where he prepared his PhD with Supelec, France, which he graduated in November 2010. From 2010 to 2020 he worked as an Assistant then Full Professor at CentraleSupélec, University of Paris Saclay. He is currently a full professor at the University Grenoble-Alps, France. His acamedic skills are in random matrix theory applied to statistics, machine learning, signal processing, and wireless communications. He decided in 2021 to dedicate his research time and efforts to redesigning research in applied mathematics and computer science in preparation of the upcoming post-industrial era: education to the Anthropocene, the development of lowtech, ecology of dismantlement, ecopsychology. He is the recipient of the 2021 IEEE/SEE Glavieux award, of the 2013 French CNRS Bronze Medal in the section "science of information and its interactions", of the 2013 IEEE ComSoc Outstanding Young Researcher Award (EMEA Region), and of the 2011 EEA/GdR ISIS/GRETSI best PhD thesis award.


  • 2022–present
    Professeur des Universités, chercheur multi-disciplinaire, Université Grenoble Alpes
  • 2018–2022
    Professeur des Universités, spécialisé en mathématiques appliquées et intelligence artificielle, Université Grenoble Alpes


  • 2010 
    CentraleSupélec, Doctorat


Médaille de Bronze du CNRS 2013; IEEE/SEE Prix Glavieux 2021; IEEE ComSoc Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2013.