Prof. Marc Lavielle is a Research Director at Inria.
Marc Lavielle is a statistician specialized in computational statistics and healthcare applications. Marc is responsible for supervising the collaborative research program between Inria and Lixoft. He created and directed the Monolix team at Inria. Marc Lavielle is also the creator of the SAEM estimation algorithm, which was a breakthrough for the study of mixed effect models in drug development.
Marc Lavielle holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Université Paris-XI, Orsay, France (1991), partly undertaken at Central University of Venezuela (Caracas) in 1987-1991. He was named Assistant Professor in 1991 and Professor in 1998 at Paris Descartes University, and joined Inria in 2007.
Marc Lavielle is also a member of the French High Council of Biotechnologies, where he is promoting and studying the application of sound statistical methods to evaluate health and environmental risks related to Genetically Modified Organisms.