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Yousri Kessentini

Assistant Professor


Current State

I am currently Assitant Professor in the Digital research center of Sfax (CRNS) and the head of the DeepVison research team. I am also member of the MIRACL Laboratory and associate member of LITIS laboratory, Rouen, France since 2013. I obtained my Ph.D. degree from University of Rouen in 2009 and my engineer's degree from the National Engineering School of Sfax (Tunisia).

Before joining CRNS, i was postdoctoral researcher at ITESOFT company and LITIS laboratory. My current research interests center around Deep learning, Pattern recognition, Image Document processing, computer vision and data fusion. 

Yousri KESSENTINNI is graduated in Computer Science engineering from the National Engineering School of Sfax (ENIS) in 2003 and received his Ph.D. degree in the field of pattern recognition from the University of Rouen, France in 2009. He was postdoctoral researcher at ITESOFT company and LITIS laboratory from 2011 to 2013. Currently he is Assistant Professor at  CRNS and  the head of the DeepVision research team. His main research areas concern deep learning, document processing, data fusion, and computer vision. In 2018, he has been awarded an NVIDIA GPU Grant for his deep learning research activities. He is also certified as an official NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute instructor and ambassador in 2018. He has coordinate several research projects in partnership with industry. He is the author and co-author of several papers and has been a reviewer for international conferences and journals. He is also member of several scientific associations including GRCE and IAPR. 

Deep Learning, Pattern recognition, Image Document processing, computer vision and data fusion. 

  • Participation in Summer School on mounting and management of projects H2020 organized by PASRI (5 days).
  • Member of the scientific council of MIRCAL laboratory.
  • Member of evaluation/program comities of journals and international conferences (PR, NCAA, PRL, IJDAR, ICDAR, CIFED).
  • PC member of ICFHR'2016 conference. 
  • Member of scientific associations including GRCE and IAPR.