Patrick Gallinari is a professor at Sorbonne University and distinguished researcher at Criteo AI Lab – Paris. His research focuses on statistical learning and deep learning with applications in different fields such as semantic data processing or complex data analysis. He initiated a few years ago a research topic about physics aware machine learning and co-authored some of the early work in this domain. He leads a research group MLIA – Machine Learning and Information Access focused on Statistical Learning and Deep Learning. He has been director of the Sorbonne computer lab (LIP6) from 2005 to 2013.