Christian Jaques

Short Biography

Currently working as a PhD student in Michael Liebling's group, Computational Bioimaging group.
I was born and breed in Switzerland and also hold a Belgian passport.


MSc in Micro-Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 2011.
BSc in Micro-Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 2009.

Professional Experience

  • PhD student in the Computational Bioimaging group, Idiap/EPFL, 2016
  • Research assistant at CVLAB, EPFL, 2015
  • Freelance software developer, Cape Town, South-Africa, 2014
  • Vision engineer at Mikron Automation SA, Switzerland, 2011-2014 and 2015
  • Teaching Assistant for a few EPFL courses (C programming, Prof. R. Boulic, Analysis 1, Prof. P. Chabloz, General Physics 4, Prof. A. Pasquarello), 2009-2011


List of publications: (links on my Google scholar page.)
  • Temporal Super-Resolution Microscopy using a hue-encoded shutter, C. Jaques, E. Pignat, S. Calinon, M. Liebling, Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 10, September 2019
  • European Patent, application number EP19154253, System and method for increasing the resolution of a camera
  • Generalized temporal sampling with active illumination in optical microscopy, C. Jaques, M. Liebling, SPIE Wavelets and Sparsity 18 2019, San Diego, USA
  • Multi-Spectral Widefield Microscopy of the Beating Heart Through Post-Acquisition Synchronization of Overlapping Filter Bands, C. Jaques, L. Bapst-Wich, D.F. Schorderet, M. Liebling, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging 2019, Venice, Italy. This paper won the best paper award (1st place) at ISBI
My research is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, grants:
  • 200020_179217 - Computational biomicroscopy: advanced image processing methods to quantify live biological systems,
  • 200021_159227 - Computational Methods for Temporal Super-resolution Microscopy,
  • 206021_164022 - Platform for Reproducible Acquisition, Processing, and Sharing of Dynamic, Multi-Modal Data.


Linkedin : Linkedin profile
Email : christian DOT jaques AT idiap DOT ch
Website : Personal site

Tel: +41 27 721 7710
Office: 101-3