Fabien LOTTE, PhD - Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) researcher
Welcome to my professional homepage. This is basically a webpage about my research on Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI).
Please feel free to explore this website by using the navigation panel on the left. Don't hesitate to contact me if you want any additional information or if you are interested by a research collaboration. Hope you'll enjoy it!
Two papers accepted at IEEE EMBS EMBC 2022, one on discriminative BCI frequency band selection on the Riemannian manifold, and another one on the relationships between ERD/ERS during motor imagery-BCI use and users' profiles! (see section Publications)
Axel Bouneau joined our BCI group as an engineer, welcome!
A paper accepted in Frontiers in Neuroergonomics: Neurotechnologies and System Neuroergonomics, on the Passive BCI competition we organized on cross-session workload estimation from EEG! (see section Publications)
An editorial paper accepted in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience: Brain-Computer Interfaces, on the research topic of Long-term training of BCI end-users. (see section Publications)
Several new people joined our BCI group: Marc Welter for a PhD, Cécil Ostertag for a post-doc and Jordan Azzouguen for a Master thesis internship. Welcome!
A paper accepted in the Brain-Computer Interface journal, about how characteristics of data-driven features can be used to improve and/or predict BCI performances. (see section Publications)
A paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, about new Riemannian channel selection algorithms to reduce between-session non-stationarities in BCI! (see section Publications)
Two open positions to work with me on BCI (one engineer and one PhD student position). See the Job Offer page for details.
David Trocellier joined our BCI group as a PhD student, welcome!
A paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering about identifying the optimal biased feedback for various BCI users' traits and states (see section Publications)
We presented a paper, a BCI competition, an invited plenary lecture and a workshop on OpenViBE at the 3rd Neuroergonomics conference! (which, by the way, was a very enjoyable conference!). Aurélien Appriou was also awarded the "Young Investigator Award" for his PhD work under my supervision, congratulations Aurélien!
Our book chapter about our research project BrainConquest, about Brain-Computer Interfaces user training, has been published in the issue "Neurotechnologie and Responsible Innovation" of Réalité Industrielles (in French, see section Publications).
I am very proud to join the journal IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering as an associate editor!
We presented 6 abstracts (see section Publications) at the International BCI meeting and co-organized one workshop there. As always, it was a very enjoyable conference, even with the remote format. We were also very happy to see our works receive both the best student talk award (for Jelena Mladenovic) and the best student poster award (for Maria Sayu Yamamoto). Congrats Jelena and Maria!
We have an open PhD position to work with us on "Artificial Intelligence-based non-invasive Neurotechnologies for adaptive and personalized post-stroke motor rehabilitation" at University of Bordeaux / Inria Bordeaux. Apply here before May 17, 2021 (apply for "sujet 6")
We are organizing a small online BCI and physiological computing workshop, linked with the PhD defence of Aurélien Appriou, on December 17th!
The conversation that we recorded with Pr Stephen Fairclough, for the Mind-Machine post-cast, is online!
I gave an online lecture on Mental Imagery-based BCI at the g.tec BCI & Neurotechnology Summer School 2020
A paper accepted at the IEEE EMBC 2020 conference, on detecting EEG outliers on the Riemannian manifold using spectral clustering (see section Publications).
A paper accepted in the IEEE System, Man & Cybernetics magazine on machine learning algorithms for cognitive and affective state classification in EEG (see section Publications).
Léna Kolodzienski and Eidan Tzdaka joined us for their master thesis on BCI! Welcome!
A paper accepted in the ICASSP conference, on EEG channel selection in a Riemannian manifold for BCI (see section Publications).
The MindAffect company, whose scientific advisory board I am part of, is launching a kickstarter campaign about a very nice open-source BCI maker kit!
An editorial paper accepted in the journal Neurophysiologie Clinique/Clinical Neurophysiology, on neurofeedback and its challenges for integrative clinical neurophysiology studies! (see section Publications).
Léa Pillette, one of my PhD students, successfully defended her PhD thesis on "Redefining and Adapting Feedback for Mental-Imagery based Brain-Computer Interface User Training to the Learners' Traits and States". Congratulations Léa!
A paper accepted on PEANUT, our learning companion for mental imagery-based BCI, in the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies! (see section Publications)
A paper accepted in Journal of Neural Engineering, about Active Inference for adaptive P300-BCI design! (see section Publications)
In Japan for the whole month, at the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, as a visiting Associate Professor, in the team of Pr. Toshihisa Tanaka.
Our paper on the value of negative results in BCI research has been accepted in the Brain-Computer Interface journal! (see section Publications)
A paper accepted in the Brain-Computer Interface journal, about the workshops of the 7th International BCI meeting! (see section Publications)
Our Master interships for early 2020 are now available, see this page for details and to apply.
Since October 1st, I have been promoted to a Research Director (DR2) position at Inria Bordeaux Sud-Ouest!
A paper accepted in the journal Brain, about Consensus guidelines for Neurofeedback research, under the leadership of Tomas Ros, Stefanie Enriquez-Geppert and Robert Thibault (see section Publications)
A journal paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, about Rapid Serial Visual Presentation BCI with pictures, numbers and words! (see section Publications)
In Graz, for the International Graz BCI conference, where we presented 3 papers, organized a workshop on BCI user training and participated to the Cybathlon BCI series!
Jelena Mladnovic, one of my PhD students, successfully defended her PhD thesis on "Computational Modeling of User States and Skills for Optimizing BCI Training Tasks". Congratulations Jelena!
In Leuven, for the PhD defence of Flavio Camarrone, who did interesting work on finger movement decoding from ECoG by using tensor decomposition approaches!
3 papers accepted at the International Graz BCI conference 2019, about Neurofeedback of an EEG marker of drowsiness, computational model to predict BCI user performances and the influence of the experimenters on BCI performances (see section Publications)!
Aline Roc joined us as a PhD student (the last PhD student on ERC BrainConquest) to work on training tasks and training programs for mental imagery BCI. Welcome!
At IRGO, Bordeaux, a gestion research lab, to give a popularization talk about BCI
We had the visit of Sylvain Chevallier, an associate professor from Univ. Versailles Saint-Quentin, who works on Riemannian machine learning for BCI
We had the visit of Stefanie Enriquez Geppert, an assistant professor from Groningen University and Diede Smit, her PhD student, who work on neural correlates of executive functions in EEG and neurofeedback
Khadijeh Sadatnejad joined us as a post-doc on the ERC BrainConquest, to work on EEG machine learning and signal processing algorithms to favor user training in BCI. Welcome!
Smeety Pramij joined us as a master student intern to help us on various EEG and BCI experiments and data analyses. Welcome!
A paper accepted in Journal Sensors, about workload monitoring in the cockpit during real flights, with dry EEG electrodes, in collaboration with Pr. Frederic Dehais and ISAE
In Saclay, to give a class about BCI at Ecole Polytechnique (X) with Anatole Lécuyer
In Torino, Italy, for the NEM Steering Board meeting
In Lille for the congress of the CORTICO association, the French BCI society, which was great, as always! We presented there 5 abstracts.
In Paris, at La Cité des Sciences, to give a popularization talk about BCI, during an event dedicated to BCI co-organized by the French academy of Technology (video here)
Visiting the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan, in the great BCI lab of Pr. Toshihisa Tanaka for 10 days, where I also gave a talk about my research. I also visited RIKEN Advance Intelligence Project center thanks to Tomek Rutkowski!
A paper accepted in the Journal "l'Encéphale" about Neurofeedback for Psychiatry (see Section Publications)
Romain Sabau joined us as a Master student intern to work on various feedback for motor imagery BCI and post-stroke rehabitliation. Welcome!
Marion Le Goff joined us as a Master student intern to work on EEG data analysis and learning metrics in neurofeedback (for project Neuroperf). Welcome!
In Salon-de-Provence for the PhD defense of Bertille Somon who did great work about Error Monitoring and EEG
A paper accepted at the IEEE International Winter Conference on BCI, on adaptive EEG classification based on Riemannian Geometry (see section publications)
Our internship offers for Master thesis with us in 2019 are available (sorry, only for French speakers this year)
In Belgium - Leuven, at KU Leuven, where I was part of the PhD defense committee of Benjamin Wittevrongel. He did interesting work on spatio-temporal beamforming for reactive BCI. Congrats Benjamin!
An abstract (in French) accepted about our NF system to improve daytime alterness in collaboration with SANPSY (see section publications)
Satyam Kumar joined us for a 2-month visit, to work on adaptive Riemannian classification for BCI. Welcome Satyam!
Camille Benaroch started her PhD with us (co-supervised with Camille Jeunet) on computational models of mental-imagery BCI user training. She is the second PhD student to start working on my ERC Starting Grant project "Brain Conquest". Welcome Camille!
Thibaut Monseigne joined us as an engineer to work on OpenViBE and the ANR project REBEL. Welcome Thibaut!
In Paris at ISIR, for the PhD defense of Hajlaoui Ayoub - I was in his PhD evaluation committee - who did interesting work on EEG-based emotion recognition and hyperscanning.