Dr. Christophe Jouffrais
is both with the IRIT lab in Toulouse, FR, and with the IPAL lab in Singapore. He is a senior CNRS researcher with a background in Cognitive Science. He holds a European PhD (2000) from the University of Lyon, FR and the University of Fribourg, CH, as well as a Habilitation in Computer Science from the University of Toulouse. He is an invited senior researcher at NUS, Singapore since 2016.
His current research focuses on non-visual spatial perception, action and cognition in visually impaired people, with an emphasis on non-visual Human-Computer Interaction and Assistive Technologies. Ongoing research projects aimed at designing technologies that help visually impaired users to understand and interact with maps. C. Jouffrais is the director of the "Cherchons pour Voir" joint lab between CNRS, Univ. P. Sabatier, and the Blind Youth Institute of Toulouse.
Complete list of publications: http://www.irit.fr/~Christophe.Jouffrais
Current projects: https://www.irit.fr/~Christophe.Jouffrais/projects
Cherchons pour Voir: http://cherchonspourvoir.org