Research Fellow wins PhD award

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Yoann Altmann (left) and PhD co-supervisor Nicolas Dobigeon during the ceremony

Yoann Altmann, Research fellow at Heriot-Watt University, has been awarded a “Prix Paul Sabatier math/info”, from the Académie des Sciences, Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres de Toulouse, France.

Yoann works with Prof. Steve McLaughlin and Prof. Andrew Wallace at the Institute of Sensors, Signals and Systems (ISSS).  

Every year, the Académie des Sciences, Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres de Toulouse honours about 30 outstanding young researchers working in Midi-Pyrénées on various research domains (engineering, physics, medicine, life science, literature, economics).

Yoann received this award in December 2014 for his research work performed in Toulouse and Heriot-Watt on hyperspectral image analysis and its significant contribution to the remote sensing community.

You can read more about the award at Académie des Sciences, Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres de Toulouse.