Jean-Daniel Fekete is Senior Research Scientist (DR1) at Inria, Scientific Leader of the Inria Research Lab Aviz that he founded in 2007 and which joined Université Paris-Saclay in 2020. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

He received his PhD in Computer Science in 1996 from Université Paris-Sud (that became Université Paris-Saclay in 2020). He was recruited by Inria in 2002 as a confirmed researcher and became Senior Research Scientist in 2006. In 2015, he was on Sabbatical at the Visualization and Computer Graphics group at NYU-Poly, and at the Visual Computing Group at Harvard.

His main Research areas are Visual Analytics, Information Visualization and Human Computer Interaction. He published more than 150 articles in multiple conferences and journals, including the most prestigious in visualization (TVCG, InfoVis, EuroVis, PacificVis) and Human-Computer Interaction (CHI, UIST).

He has been granted the IEEE VGTC Visualization Career Award 2020, and is a member of the IEEE VGTC Visualization Academy and ACM SIGCHI Academy. He is the Chair of the EuroVis Best PhD Award Committee, a member of the Eurographics publication board, and Associate Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.

Jean-Daniel Fekete was the General Chair of the IEEE VIS Conference in 2014, the first time it was held outside of the USA in Paris and the President of the French-Speaking HCI Association (AFIHM) 2009-2013.

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