User:François Grondin

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François Grondin, jr.eng., M.A.Sc. (Sherbrooke)[edit]

Francoisgrondin profilePicture3 resize.png Contact information :
  • IntRoLab Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Institute of Technological Innovation (3IT) - Universite de Sherbrooke
  • 3000 Universite Blvd., Sherbrooke (Quebec), Canada, J1K 0A5
  • Phone : 819-821-8000 ext. 65779
  • Email : Francois.Grondin2 (at)


  • 2009-2011 Master of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering, Sherbrooke University
  • 2005-2009 Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, McGill University


* Grondin, F., Reconnaissance de locuteurs pour robot mobile, Master's thesis, Département de génie électrique et de génie informatique, Université de Sherbrooke. (pdf) (french)


  • Grondin, F., Létourneau, D., Ferland, F. and Michaud, F., "An Open Hardware and Software Microphone Array System for Robotic Applications," Demonstration session of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
  • Grondin, F., Létourneau, D., Ferland, F., Rousseau, V. and Michaud, F., "The ManyEars Open Framework - Microphone Array Open Software and Open Hardware System for Robotic Applications," Autonomous Robots, pp. 1 - 16, 2013 [URL]
  • Grondin, F. and Michaud, F., "WISS, a Speaker Identification System for Mobile Robots," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1817 - 1822, 2012 [PDF]

Honors and Awards[edit]

  • PhD Scholarship, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies, 2011
  • Master Scholarship, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies, 2010
  • Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, 2009
  • British Association Medal, McGill University, 2009
  • Bourse de maîtrise Hydro-Québec en génie (declined), Hydro-Québec, 2009
  • Principal’s graduate fellowship (declined), McGill University, 2009
  • EFC University Scholarship, Fondation Electro Federation Canada, 2008
  • Shell Canada Scholarship, Shell Canada, 2008
  • Shell Canada Scholarship, Shell Canada, 2007
  • John Green Memorial Scholarship, McGill University, 2006
  • Université de Sherbrooke Entrance Scholarship (declined), Université de Sherbrooke, 2005

Fields of research[edit]

  • Mobile robots
  • Artificial audition
  • Microphone array
  • Speech processing
  • Real-time systems


  • Payeur, S., "Le robot à l'écoute des humains," "Université de Sherbrooke newsletter", 2013 [URL] (french)
  • Kinnard, N., "Des Oreilles Bioniques," "GÉNIAL! newsletter", 2013 [URL] (french)