Joachim Pouderoux

Technical Expert

Joachim holds a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from the University of Bordeaux, where he also received his Masters and Bachelor’s degrees. His Ph.D. thesis investigated semi-automatic creation of digital terrain models for visualization and interaction on handheld computers.

Since 2009, Joachim worked as an R&D Engineer at BRGM, the French Geology Survey. At BRGM, he was responsible for leading 3D visualization projects including visualization techniques for geological data for VR environments. He also led mobile application development for disseminating 2D and 2.5D geological data on iPhone/iPad and Android devices. Further, Joachim is experienced in developing 3D visualization and interaction techniques for ground and underground GIS data for an augmented reality application called Project RAXENV.


  1. J. M. Patchett, B. Nouanesengesy, J. Pouderoux, J. Ahrens, and H. Hagen, "Parallel Multi-Level Ghost Cell Generation for Distributed Unstructured Grids," IEEE Symposium on Large Data Analysis and Visualization 2017, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2017
  2. J. Pouderoux et al., "2D and 3D Voronoi Meshes Generation with ShaPo," The 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods for Multi-Material Fluid Flow (MULTIMAT 2017), Santa-Fe, NM, USA, 2017
  3. M. R. Charest, M. Shashkov, D. E. Burton, J. Pouderoux, M. Kenamond, and J. Fung, "A Regional Reconnection-based Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (ReALE) Method for Multiple Materials," The 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods for Multi-Material Fluid Flow (MULTIMAT 2017), Santa-Fe, NM, USA, 2017
  4. M. R. Charest, D. E. Burton, J. Pouderoux, M. Shashkov, and M. Kenamond, "A Regional Reconnection-based Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian method," NECDC 2016, Livermore, CA, USA, 2016
  5. J. Pouderoux et al., "Extreme Scale In Situ Analysis with ParaView Catalyst," ISC Workshop On In situ Visualization 2016, Frankfurt, Germany, 2016
  6. J. Pouderoux et al., "ShaPo: A Framework for Generating 2D Voronoi Meshes," The seventh International Conference on Numerical Methods for Multi-Material Fluid Flow (MULTIMAT 2015), Wurzburg, Germany, 2015
  7. A. Ribes, J. Pouderoux, A. Popelin, and B. Iooss, "Visualizing Statistical Analysis of Curve Datasets in ParaView," IEEE Vis 2014, Paris, France, 2014, pp. 267-268
  8. C. Marion, J. Pouderoux, J. Jomier, S. Jourdain, M. Hanwell, and U. Ayachit, "A Hybrid Visualization System for Molecular Models," The 18th International Symposium on Web3D Technology, Web3D '13, San Sebastian, Spain in ACM, 2013
  9. P. Calcagno, A. Chamaret, N. Chauvin, S. Gabalda, S. Gabillard, A. Guillen, D. Michéa, F. Pasquier, J. Pouderoux, and V. Bouchot, "Thermo2Pro: A Tool for Deep Geothermal Exploration in Basin Context," European Geothermal Congress 2013, Pisa, Italia, 2013
  10. F. Ababsa, I. Zendjebil, J. Didier, J. Pouderoux, and J. Vairon, "Outdoor Augmented Reality System for Geological Applications," International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2012), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China, 2012, pp. 416-421
  11. P. Calcagno, A. Chamaret, N. Chauvin, S. Gabalda, S. Gabillard, A. Guillen, F. Pasquier, J. Pouderoux, and V. Bouchot, "Thermo2Pro: A Tool for Geothermal Exploration in Basin Context," International Geological Congress 2012 - IGC34, Brisbane, Australia, 2012
  12. D. Michea, J. Pouderoux, F. Dupros, and H. Aochi, "Steering and In-situ Visualization for Simulation of Seismic Wave Propagation on Graphics Cards," Applied Parallel and Scientific Computing - 11th International Conference, PARA 2012, Helsinki, Finland in Springer, 2012, pp. 107-115
  13. M. Hachet, J. Pouderoux, and P. Guitton, "3D Elastic Control for Mobile Devices," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 58-62, Jul. 2008.
  14. J. Pouderoux et al., "Toponym Recognition in Scanned Color Topographic Maps," Proceedings of ICDAR 2007: 9th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, pp. 531-535, Sep. 2007.
  15. J. Pouderoux and S. Spinello, "Global Contour Lines Reconstruction in Topographic Maps," ICDAR 2007, 2007, pp. 779-783
  16. M. Hachet, J. Pouderoux, F. Tyndiuk, and P. Guitton, "'Jump and refine' for rapid pointing on mobile phones," CHI 2007 Notes Conference Proceedings in ACM, 2007, pp. 167-170
  17. M. Hachet, J. Pouderoux, S. Knödel, and P. Guitton, "3D Panorama Service on Mobile Device for Hiking," CHI Workshop on Mobile Spatial Interaction, 2007, pp. 106-109
  18. J. Pouderoux and J. Marvie, "Adaptive Streaming and Rendering of Large Terrains using Strip Masks," GRAPHITE 2005 in ACM, 2005, pp. 299-306
  19. M. Hachet, J. Pouderoux, P. Guitton, and J. Gonzato, "TangiMap: a tangible interface for visualization of large documents on handheld computers," Graphics Interface 2005 in Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society, 2005, pp. 9-15
  20. M. Hachet, J. Pouderoux, and P. Guitton, "A Camera-Based Interface for Interaction with Mobile Handheld Computers," Proceedings of I3D'05 - ACM SIGGRAPH 2005 Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games in HAL - CCSD, 2005, pp. 65-71
  21. J. Pouderoux et al., Adaptive Hierarchical RBF Interpolation for Creating Smooth Digital Elevation Models. ACM, 2004, pp. 232-240
  22. J. Pouderoux et al., "A Software for Reconstructing 3D-Terrains from Scanned Maps," SIGGRAPH '04: ACM SIGGRAPH 2004 Sketches in ACM, 2004
  23. J. Pouderoux et al., "Création semi-automatique d'un Modèle Numérique de Terrain," Actes des 16ièmes Journées de l'Association Française d'Informatique Graphique, Dec. 2003.
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