Sebastien Rufiange

Research & Innovation


Sébastien Rufiange received his B.Eng. degree in software engineering in 2008, and a Ph.D. degree at ÉTS (Montréal, Canada) in 2013. He has taught courses on software design, reengineering and distributed architectures. His research interests include the visualization of information and networks, software visualization, software design and evolution. In 2013-2014, he was a postdoctoral researcher at INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest (Bordeaux, France) in network visualization. In 2014-2018, he worked at EISTI (Pau, France) as an associate professor in software engineering.


2009-2013 Ph.D. degree in visualization and software engineering
École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)
Montréal, Québec
Title:Novel Visualizations to Understand Complex Networks and Software
Advisors: Christopher P. Fuhrman, Michael J. McGuffin
Other jury members: Adel Francis (ÉTS, Montréal), David Labbé (ÉTS, Montréal), Anastasia Bezerianos (Université Paris-Sud, Paris)
2004-2008 Bachelor degree in software engineering (B.Eng.)
École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)
Montréal, Québec

Recent Professional Experience

2014-2018 EISTI (Pau, France)
Associate professor in software engineering.
2013-2014 INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest (Bordeaux, France)
Postdoctoral researcher under the supervision of Guy Melançon.
2009 École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)
Teacher (distributed software architectures, software reengineering). Teacher Assistant (software design).
2007 SAP Labs Canada inc.
Research centre developing applications for the mobility market. Implementation, integration and tests of a data compression module. Internal documentation for developers. Analysis and evaluation of performance according to different parameters.

Professional Activities

2010-2018 Reviewer of scientific papers : InfoVis (2014-2018), EuroVis (2011,2014), IEEE TVCG (2013,2014), Computer Graphics journal (2013,2014), IHM (2010).


2008 Common Software Measurement International Consortium (COSMIC) 3.0

Awards and Funding

2013 Vigilant Global industrial Scholarship
Fonds de recherche du Québec Scholarships
ÉTS university Scholarships
2010,2011,2012 Banque Nationale du Canada industrial Scholarships
2010 Groupe Compass Canada industrial Scholarship


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