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Julien Castet

Extended Reality and Creative Scientist | Collecti

Can work in or around Bordeaux

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Bordeaux, France
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Bordeaux and 50km


Business sector
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Film & AV
  • Culture
  • Tech


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Julien in a few words

Extended Reality and Creative Scientist | Collective Challenges Enthousiast
Sujets de prédilection : #digital, #cognition, #interaction, ##metaverse et #extendedreality

🚀 Julien Castet leads research activities since 2012 at Immersion. His main areas of expertise include Interaction, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Computer Music, Computer-Human Interaction, Art. He is an active expert to the French National Research Agency and the European Commission. Prior to his current position, he has conducted research on 3D interaction and haptic at Grenoble Institute of Technology.

👨‍🎓 He received his Ph.D. in computer science (Engineering of Cognition, Interaction, Learning and Creation specialisation) from the Grenoble Alpes University, France. He is or has been the author and the scientific partners of several European funded projects since 2005 and the author of more than 30 papers published in international journals and conference proceedings in his field of research.


Immersion - Wild Immersion

Head of Research

Bordeaux, France

September 2012 - Today (10 years and 5 months)

Creating 3D experiences since 1994, IMMERSION is the European expert in virtual reality, augmented reality and collaborative solutions for the industry and research. As a pioneer, Immersion has built its know-how around customized extended reality solutions and is now developing its own innovative products through the «3i by immersion» solutions. The company's solutions are at the crossroads of immersive 3D, collaborative technologies, and decision-making tools. Its teamwork has developed a unique technical expertise and a user-centred design approach recognized by the most important industrial: Airbus, Alstom, Naval Group, PSA, Renault, L'Oréal, Louis Vuitton… My responsibilities include: Provide technical and strategic leadership for research, and set the agenda for this across the organisation. Lead and manage team of scientists and engineers to achieve section outcomes, whilst developing them as innovative technical creators and leaders. Maintain and build Immersion' reputation for high quality, high impact and innovative research. Publish a wide range of outputs, and ensure they are both understood and influential. Support the Executive Team in business decision making and risk assessment. Play a leading role in cross-function business projects and engage the organisation in your team's work. Provide expert guidance on XR technologies and other specialist input across the business unit. Anticipate and respond to the organisation's tactical and strategic business support needs. Proactively ensure the research team both supports and learns from other teams in the unit.

European Commission

Expert evaluator


September 2019 - Today (3 years and 5 months)

BPIFRANCE - Bpifrance

Évaluateur de programme

Paris, France

November 2021 - Today (1 year and 3 months)

ANR (Agence nationale de la recherche)

Évaluateur de programme

Paris, France

October 2016 - Today (6 years and 4 months)

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