Curriculum Vitae


Christophe Servan is NLP Research Scientist and Manager at Qwant since 2018 and Deputy director of the INRIA-Qwant Lab since 2019. He is the President of the ATALA, the French National association for NLP since 2020.

His main interest is multilingual Natural Language Processing jointly with Deep Learning for Information Retrieval. He focuses on model context for several fields of NLP: semantic content analysis and model, machine translation, Intent Detection in real-life application at scale.

Before joining Qwant, he was applied researcher at SYSTRAN to work on domain adaptation for NMT (2016-2018), member of the GETALP team at the University of Grenoble to develop Deep Learning approaches for SMT evaluation (2015-2016), part of the Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE) in the Machine Learning for Document Access and Translation (MLDAT) group (2013-2015), postdoc researcher in the Speech and Language Technology group at the laboratory of the University of Le Mans, France (LIUM), research engineer at the Vision & Content Engineering Laboratory (LVIC) at the CEA-LIST (2009-2010).

He received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Avignon, France in 2008.


Last updated on 2019-09-14