Philippe Renard is head of the stochastic hydrogeology group at the University of Neuchâtel. He graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie in Nancy and did his PhD at the Paris School of Mines. He has been Senior Lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich before joining Neuchâtel. He has a broad experience on reservoir characterization techniques, from field methods to geostatistical algorithms development.
Julien Straubhaar is a senior researcher in the stochastic hydrogeology group in the University of Neuchâtel. He is a mathematician and computer scientist. He has experience in numerical methods for partial differential equations, inverse methods and geostatistics. He has been heavily involved in the development of high performance MPS algorithms over the last ten years. In particular, he is the main developper of the Impala and DeeSse softwares.