Christine Morin

Christine Morin received her engineering degree from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), of Rennes (France), in 1987 and master and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Rennes I in 1987 and 1990, respectively. In March 1998, She got her Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches in Computer Science from the Université de Rennes 1.

Since 1991, she has held a researcher position at INRIA and has carried out her research activities at IRISA/INRIA-Rennes. Since January 2000, she has been a member of the INRIA PARIS project-team contributing to the programming of large scale parallel and distributed systems. From October 2000 to August 2002, she has held a temporary assistant professor position at IFSIC (University of Rennes I). Since September 2002, she has held a senior researcher position at INRIA. Since 1999, she has led research activities on single system image OS for high performance computing in clusters, resulting in Kerrighed cluster OS, now developed in open source ( She is the scientific coordinator of the XtreemOS project which is a 4-year European integrated project started in June 2006 ( She is a co-founder of Kerlabs start-up, created in 2006 to exploit Kerrighed  technology ( Her research interests are in operating systems, distributed systems, fault tolerance, cluster and grid computing. She is the author of more than 80 papers in refereed international journals and conferences. She is a member of ACM and IEEE.