Prof. Dr. Eric Paquet


Senior Researcher Officer

Visual Information Technology

National Research Council Canada


Adjunct Professor

School of Information Technology and Engineering

University of Ottawa


M-50 Montreal Road

Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0R6 Canada

Tel: +1 (613) 991-5035

Fax: +1 (613) 952-0215



Current Research Interests


  • Research in 3D object similarity and matching, pattern recognition and image analysis


  • Applications in protein docking, computational geometry, cultural heritage and biometrics

Some Collaborations


  • CAESAR - Civilian American and European Surface Anthropometry Resource
  • C2RMF - Centre of research and restoration of museums of France, Louvre Museum, France
  • Fundazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy
  • IBM Canada
  • INDACO School of Industrial Design, Milan, Italy
  • SIBA, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
  • SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Suola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy
  • University of Pretoria, South Africa


Licensees of my technologies


  • CHIN Canadian Heritage Information Network, Canada
  • INDACO School of Industrial Design, Milan, Italy
  • IRST ITC, Trento, Italy
  • Natick, U.S.A.
  • SIBA, University of Lecce, Italy
  • Space S.P.A., Italy
  • VMC Virtual Museum of Canada
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, U.S.A.
  • Wyle Life Science (a NASA prime contractor), U.S.A.



Publications and Patents


  • More than 100 refereed papers and 140 international presentations many of them invited
  • Two US patents and one Canadian patent granted.
  • Many awards including: Outstanding Achievement Award by NRC and Innovative Application Award by PKDD


CV and Languages


  • CV under request
  • Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan