# SPHINX

### Florent Krzakala

#### From Statistical physics to computer science and back...

## The SPHINX Group

Welcome to the webpage of the SPHINX group in LPS-ENS! SPHINX stands for Statistical PHysics of INformation eXtraction, but also for Statistical PHysics of INverse Complex Systems, or Statistical PHysics of INference in Compressed Sensing.

## Current Members

**Florent Krzakala**(Group leader)

**Marylou Gabrie**(Phd student): Restricted Boltzmann Machines and Multi-Layer neural networks

**Alia Abbara**(Phd student): Inference on Graphs, clustering and spectral methods

**Antoine Maillard**(Phd student): Theory of computational to statistical gap in multilayer neural nets

**Jonathan Dong**(Phd student): Computational optics

## Past Members

**Laura Foini**(Postdoc 2017): Now researcher at CNRS

**Alaa Saade**(Phd student): Now Senior Data Scientist at SNIPS

**Eric Tramel**(Postdoc ERC): Now SeniorData Scientist at OWKIN

Christophe Schülke Phd student 2012-2016, now at Philips research and development, Hamburg Germany

Boshra Rajaei Postdoc PSL 2015, now assistant professor at Computer Engineering Department of Sadjad University of Technology, Mashhad/Iran.

Jean Barbier Phd student 2012-2015, now professor in ICTP Trieste.

Francesco Caltagirone Postdoc ERC 2015, Now Senior Data Scientist at SNIPS

Angelique Dremeau Post-doc 2014, now Assistant professor in ENSTA Bretagne.

Sun Yifan Phd Student 2012, now lecturer in Renmin University of China, Beijing.

**Andre Manoel**(Postdoc ERC): Now SeniorData Scientist at OWKIN

Pan Zhang Postdoc ERC and ISC paris, 2012-2013, now Associate professor in the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.

## Notable grants

ANR PAIL 2018-2021

ERC SPARCS 307087 2012-2017

PSL PSI:Paris 2015-2016

ISC Paris, 2012

## Contact

Professor Florent Krzakala

University Pierre et Marie Curie

Lab. de Physique Statistique

ENS and UMR CNRS 8550

Tel: +33 (0)1 44 32 25 82

Fax: +33 (0)1 40 79 47 31

Ecole Normale Superieure

24 Rue Lhomond

75231 PARIS Cedex 05

florent.krzakala@ens.fr

To come and see me

ENS is in the center of
Paris, close to the
Pantheon. My office is L284 in the Physics Departement (second floor).