A few words about me

Greetings traveler, and welcome to my website! I am Lilian Besson, teacher-developper in Computer Science, currently assistant professor at ENS de Rennes since 2019. I will be a full-time professor of Computer Science in Classes Préparatoires (in MP2I) from next September 2021.

I did my PhD in Telecommunications and Machine Learning in CentraleSupélec Rennes, and I graduated in Mathematics and Computer Science at ENS de Cachan, with a Master degree in Machine Learning.

  • I am also an associate researcher with the PANAMA team at IRISA in Rennes. My research interests lie innovative technologies for modern teaching, Python and OCaml programming, machine learning in general, and other directions.

Between September 2016 and August 2019:


Information about the coronavirus outbreak, and how it affects me, and my teaching activities : please read this webpage : coronavirus.en.html. At first, I was updating it twice a week (as of 13/03/2020), but now updates are less frequent.

Contact information

Feel free to contact me by, the solution you prefer:

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  1. by email at this address Lilian.Besson@ENS-Rennes.fr, or besson at crans.org:

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  1. you can call me or send me a SMS:

The last three years (2016-19)

  • I was doing my PhD. Please read this page to learn more! I now hold a PhD in telecommunications. My PhD thesis is here and the slides used for my defense are there.

In 2015-16

Studies and past jobs

Some projects on-line

Some of my profile pages on some great websites:

  1. either with my Bitbucket account Bitbucket.org/lbesson ;

  2. or my GitHub account GitHub.com/Naereen ;

  3. or my GitLab account GitLab.com/Naereen ;

  4. or on my personal Wikipedia page User:Naereen.

Main pages in English

For more details, see sitemap.en.html.