The manager oversees and leads the organization, and reports to the steering committee. The manager also has to organize the scientific animation within the community with the aim of sharing experiences and skills from all the users. Seminars, scientific workshops and conferences will be organized to that purpose. He or she is appointed for a period of two years by the steering committee.

The Manager: Brice Goglin (Inria)

Steering committee

The aim of the steering committee is to ensure scientific, technical and financial decisions for the platform. It also has a prospective responsibility. It has to define the use policy, validate various suggestions from the user and technical committees. It convenes when needed, it may mandate a representation committee who will be authorized to make technical decisions. It is composed of executives partners, the manager and a member of the technical and user committees.

Executive  committee

Its objective is to help the manager to prepare the decisions for a good functioning of the platform.   It is composed of a representative of every partner and the scientific person in charge.

User committee

The User committee acts as an intermediary between the users and the steering committee by collecting information aiming to improve the platform usage. It is also the place to talk about the platform fair use policy, hardware and software evolutions and upgrades, scientific and technical workshops. It will convene regularly (at least once per year). It is composed of a representative of all the scientific teams involved in the platform from the different partners, a member of the technical committee and the manager.


Research Team Name
Inria ASTRAL Huilong Zhang
Inria CAGIRE Vincent Perrier
Inria CARDAMON Heloïse Beugendre
Inria FLOWERS Clement Romac
Inria GEOSTAT Nicolas Brodu
Inria LFANT Bill Alombert
Inria MAKUTU Julien Diaz
Inria MEMPHIS Michel Bergmann
Inria MNEMOSYNE Xavier Hinaut
Inria MONC Olivier Saut
Inria PANIC Emmanuel Agullo
Inria PLEIADE David Sherman
Inria SISTM Mélanie Prague
Inria STORM Amina Guermouche
Inria TADAAM Philippe Swartvagher
Inria TOPAL Abdou Guermouche
IMB IOP Baudouin Denis de Senneville
IMB CSM Khodor Khadra
LaBRI CombAlgo Sebastien Labbe
LaBRI IS Romain Pacanowski
LaBRI M2F Laurent Simon
Technical Committee Representative Nathalie Furmento

Technical committee

The Technical committee is in charge of the technical aspects of the platform. It suggests technical evolutions and supervises implementation of the steering committee decisions. It convenes at least once every two months. It is composed of IT engineers or HPC developers involved in the platform and representative of the PlaFRIM partners, as well as the manager. The committee appoints its representative for two years, the representative will participate in the steering committee.


Name Institution/Unit
François Rue Inria SED
Nathalie Furmento LaBRI – CNRS
Julien Lelaurain Inria DSI
Loïc Sirvin Inria DSI