Chafik Samir is an Associate Professor (HDR) at
the University of Clermont Auvergne (UCA), France. He
obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Vision from
Lille 1 University of Science and Technology in 2007.
After spending two years as a post-doc at UCL, he
joined UCA as an Assistant Professor in 2009. His main
research interests involve fitting curves on
Riemannian manifolds, statistical shape analysis,
medical imaging, computer vision, and their
application to real-world problem.