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Dr. Thierry Fraichard is an INRIA Research Scientist specializing in Robotics. His research focuses on motion autonomy for mobile robots and vehicles with a special emphasis on motion in dynamic and uncertain environments, motion safety and motion among humans.

He received his Ph.D in Computer Science from Grenoble-INP, the Grenoble Institute of Technology in April 1992. In March 2006, Grenoble-INP awarded him the Habilitation (HDR) for his "Contributions to Motion Planning".

Thierry Fraichard currently works at the INRIA Center at Grenoble-Alpes University located near Grenoble, France. From December 1993 to November 1994, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Robotics Institute@Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. From November 2000 to January 2001, then again in November 2001, he was a Tan Chin Tuan Fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. From September to December 2002, he was a JSPS Fellow at Riken Institute in Tokyo, Japan. From September 2007 to August 2008, he was a Guest Scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, Switzerland. From June 2014 to May 2015, he was a Guest Scientist at the Bar Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel.

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INRIA Rhône-Alpes
655 avenue de l'Europe
38334 Saint Ismier Cedex. France
Landline: +33 476 615 221
Cellular: +33 684 162 637