Christine Morin holds a research director position at INRIA ( She carries out her research activities in the PARIS project-team ( at IRISA ( research center (INRIA research unit in Rennes). She currently leads a research activity aiming at designing and building a single system image operating system, called Kerrighed (formerly, Gobelins), for high performance computing on clusters ( She has made contribution to the design of fault tolerant shared memory multiprocessor architectures (SMP, COMA, clusters) and to the design of distributed systems. Christine Morin received an 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. She received the "Habilitation à
diriger des recherches" in computer science from the University of Rennes 1 in 1998.