General Presentation of the LIP


LIP Computer Science laboratory gathers 60 permanent faculties and researchers, 40-50 PhD students and over 20 scientists working on temporary positions. The administrative and technical staff gathers 12 engineers and assisting people. Research is developed on a wide spectrum of key topics of computer and information sciences as well as on various inter-disciplinary initiatives. LIP main strength is the creative interaction between long-term fundamental research, innovative software/hardware design and shorter-term projects/transfers through industrial collaborations.

LIP members are highly involved in teaching within the University of Lyon.

The LIP is associated with the CNRS , the ENS Lyon, the INRIA and the UCB Lyon 1 (UMR CNRS - ENS Lyon - UCB Lyon 1 - INRIA 5668) and is part of MILYON (Laboratoire d'Excellence "Mathématiques et Informatique à Lyon").

The Director is Nicolas Trotignon. The Associate Director is Isabelle Guerin-Lassous. The Deputy Director in Charge of call for projects, research transfert and international affairs is Laurent Lefèvre . The Deputy Director in Charge of PhD, teaching and non-permanent positions is  Russell Harmer.