computational ecology

Timothée Poisot Assistant professor
Loves ecology; loves being inside more. Teaches data analysis, ecological modelling, and synthesis.

Current group members

Sandrine Soeharjono Quant/Comp Biology MSc candidate
Development of indicators based on eBird data to survey urban biodiversity changes in Montréal.
Fares Dhane Quant/Comp Biology MSc candidate
Training of a neural network for mammals recognition in Québec.
Steve Vissault PhD candidate
Automated aggregation, synthesis, and forecasting of unstructured biodiversity data.
Miléna Aragon Sustainable dev. MSc candidate
Overview of urban biodiversity initiatives in the greater Montréal area.
Zachary Bélisle MSc candidate
Variation in the composition of insect communities in forest fragments.
Andrew MacDonald Post-doctoral scientist
Automated image recognition for biodiversity monitoring.
Daphnée Lecours-Tessier MSc candidate
Data-driven estimation of wildland conservation value at various scales.
Mathilde Besson PhD candidate
Co-evolution and local adaptation in microbial host-parasite systems.
Eva Delmas PhD candidate
Ecosystem functions and food web structure.

Former group members

Piotr Szefer Visiting PhD candidate
Ecosystem functions and food web structure.
Alexandrine Frappier Undergraduate researcher
Review of best practices to use image recognition software on wildlife cameras.
Émilie Vinet Undergraduate researcher
Machine learning techniques to produce dynamics maps of land use from digitized and numeric maps.
Michiel Stock Visiting post-doctoral scientist
Pairwise learning to predict the structure of ecological networks.
Grégoire Bonenfant Undergraduate researcher
Measures of species complementarity in quantitative networks.
Christophe Benjamin Undergraduate researcher
Automated extraction of phylogenetic data from species interaction networks.
Dominique Caron Quant/Comp Biology MSc candidate
Inventory of open biodiversity data in Quebec, and creation of decision-helping tools.
Charles Cusson Informatics staff
Development of a better, more responsive interface for the database.
Cynthia Guéveneux-Julien Honors student
Planification, management, and restoration of landscape connectivity in the Laurentians.
Amélie Muller MSc candidate
Understanding how management programs could gain from studying the variability of plant-pollinator interactions.
Renaud McKinnon MSc Candidate
Interactions between trees from experimental plantations and their microbial ectosymbionts.
Philippe Desjardins-Proulx PhD candidate
Applying machine learning and deep transfer knowledge to solve complicated ecological problems of all sorts.