François Chung, Ph.D.

My resume

Professional experience

Since 2020

Functional Analyst

Zetes, Belgium

Functional analysis within the People ID division, which integrates secure people authentication solutions based on biometric, AFIS and smart card technologies, in the areas of people registration, secure document production and personalization, data centralization and electronic voting.

Main tasks: Combining the roles of Product Owner, Analyst and Scrum Master; Co-authoring products and services roadmap; Managing the product backlog; Collaborating with business owners, testers and developers; Facilitating discussion, decision making and conflict resolution.

Related projects: Identity proofing; PKI for identity documents.

2019-2020

Digital Business Analyst

Fujitsu, Belgium

Business consultancy and business development support within the Digital Business Solutions (DBS) department, which covers artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, robotic process automation (RPA), data analytics and quantum-inspired computing.

Main tasks: Gathering and analyzing business requirements from the customer; Supporting technical analysis to translate requirements into technical specifications; Creating functional deliverables according to business requirements; Managing transition and handover to the customer.

Related projects: Trends debate: technology and privacy; Digital Annealer.

2016-2018

Business Analyst

FIS, Belgium

Business analysis, project coordination and product implementation of digital platforms that handle payments, disputed transactions and transactional services between a company, its partners and its customers.

Main tasks: Meeting the client to discuss its business needs; Project coordination during the software implementation phase; Installation and configuration of the solution within the client’s environment; Product presentation, user training and post project support.

Related projects: Visa Claims Resolution; CBK software.

2015-2016

Consultant in Software Implementation

Sofico, Belgium

Implementation of Miles, which is a flexible end-to-end software for automotive finance, leasing, fleet and mobility management, after the analysis of the client’s requirements and their translation into a configuration solution.

Main tasks: Business consulting (e.g. functional analysis and reporting); Participation in the technical aspects of the implementation (e.g. batch processing, interface, security, data mapping, testing); Budget determination for configuration and migration; Participation in pre-sales and commercial activities.

Related projects: VWFS México; Miles software.

2013-2015

Consultant in Energy Efficiency

E²=MC, Belgium

Implementation of energy efficiency policies aimed at improving the rational use of energy and the energy performance of buildings (e.g. improvement of the thermal insulation and both heating and lighting systems).

Main tasks: Project management (e.g. supervision of subcontracted work, writing and management of both technical and activity reports); Analysis of energy efficiency-related works (e.g. using technical, energetic and economic criteria so as to determine their relevance and rank them according to their energy efficiency).

Related projects: Brufodebat; UREBA Exceptionnel.

2012-2013

R&D Engineer

Inspiralia/Pera, Spain

Design, proposal and implementation of industrial projects based on intelligent systems (e.g. pattern recognition, data analysis, image processing and artificial intelligence) for the benefit of SMEs in European consortiums.

Main tasks: Participation in the data acquisition; Implementation of state-of-the-art algorithms; Prototype creation based on Matlab and C++ in a Windows environment; Supervision of subcontracted work; Writing of both technical reports and scientific publications.

Related project: APIFRESH.

2011-2012

Scientific Software Engineer

CISTIB, UPF, Spain

Participation in the development of GIMIAS, which is a workflow-oriented software framework whose objective is the fast prototyping of applications for solving advanced biomedical image computing and simulation problems.

Main tasks: Programming within the team using SVN; C++ plugin development in a Windows environment; Use of open source libraries (e.g. VTK, ITK, wxWidgets); Software optimization to speed up computation time.

Related project: GIMIAS framework.

2007-2010

Ph.D. Candidate

Asclepios, INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France

Early Stage Researcher (ESR) in the EU Marie Curie project 3D Anatomical Human (3DAH). Main research topics include liver segmentation in CT images, bone segmentation in MR images and unsupervised clustering.

Main tasks: Programming within the team using CVS and SVN; State-of-the-art algorithm prototyping in Matlab; Software development in a Linux environment; Use of open source libraries (e.g. VTK, ITK, STL); Bash scripting; Code parallelization.

Related projects: 3D Anatomical Human; Multimodal prior; 3D reconstruction; Musculoskeletal simulation.

2006

Team Member

ViCOROB, UdG, Spain

Participation in the SAUC-E robotics competition within the VICOROB-UdG team, which won the 2006 edition in London. Development of a program based on image processing for the real-time tracking of underwater objects.

Main tasks: Real-time tracking of underwater objects using image processing; Programming in C in an embedded environment; Algorithm optimization to speed up computation time so as to reach real-time image processing (25 frames per second).

Related project: SAUC-E competition.

2005

Intern

EASI, Belgium

Implementation of a centralized supervision system, which consists in detecting failures from various infrastructures on the network (e.g. servers, printers and workstations) and in generating alarms in a software interface.

Main tasks: Installation and deployment of a supervision system in a multi-platform environment (e.g. Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, OS/400); Plugin development using both Shell and Perl scripts; Creation of a multi-user mode based on LDAP authentication.

Related project: Centralized supervision.

Education

2007-2010

Mines ParisTech

École des Mines de Paris, France

Ph.D. in Computer Science (Image Processing)

2005-2007

UdG

Universitat de Girona, Spain

Ph.D. courses in Computer Vision and Robotics

2001-2005

ISIB

Institut Supérieur Industriel de Bruxelles, Belgium

Industrial Engineer in Computer Science (Ing.)
Master in Industrial Engineer Sciences (M.Sc.)

Languages

French

English

Spanish

Dutch

Catalan

Technical skills & Certifications

C++, Java, Matlab, Tcl/Tk, Python, R
LaTeX, Microsoft Office, Open Office
Linux, Microsoft Windows
XHTML, PHP, CSS5, Javascript
MySQL, Oracle, DB2, Blockchain
Power BI, Hadoop, Spark
Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google GCP
PRINCE2, ITIL, Scrum, Jira
Design Thinking, Digital Marketing
Gimp, Inkscape, GDB, Valgrind

Professional trainings

Acronyms

  • AFIS Automated Fingerprint Identification System
  • AWS Amazon Web Services
  • CISTIB Computational Imaging and Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine (ES)
  • CSS Cascading Style Sheets
  • CT Computed Tomography
  • CVS Concurrent Versions System
  • FIS Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (US)
  • GCP Google Cloud Platform
  • GDB The GNU Debugger
  • GIMIAS Graphical Interface for Medical Image Analysis and Simulation
  • INRIA Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (FR)
  • ISIB Institut Supérieur Industriel de Bruxelles (BE)
  • ITIL Information Technology Infrastructure Library
  • ITK The Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit
  • LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
  • MR Magnetic Resonance
  • PHP Hypertext Preprocessor
  • PRINCE2 PRojects IN Controlled Environments
  • SAUC-E Student Autonomous Underwater Challenge – Europe
  • SMEs Small and Medium Enterprises
  • STL Standard Template Library
  • SVN Apache Subversion
  • Tcl/Tk Tool Command Language/Tool Kit
  • UdG Universitat de Girona (ES)
  • UPF Universitat Pompeu Fabra (ES)
  • ViCOROB Visió per Computador i Robòtica (ES)
  • VTK The Visualization Toolkit
  • XHTML Extensible Hypertext Markup Language