Clément Renaud

Researcher, Artist & Developer

Born in 1983. Married. Lives in Lyon, France
contact@clementrenaud.com

Academia & Research

Feb 2017 – NOW EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland. Postdoctoral Researcher at Institute for Area and Global Studies of the College of Humanities. Mapping the evolution of urban spaces for making and manufacturing in urban China (network ethnography and data visualisation). Project funded by Swiss National Fund (FNS) - mapmakers.space/

2016 - 2017 LIRIS, INSA/CNRS, France. Post-doctoral researcher in IHM at Situated Interaction, Collaboration, Adaptation and Learning (SICAL). Research called Meta Education about designing visualization dashboards to monitor the use of mind mapping in the classroom github.com/sical/meta-education

2016 CNU Section 23, France. Qualification for the grade of Assistant Professor of Geography - Géographie physique, humaine, économique et régionale

2014 – 2015 Telecom ParisTech, Paris Postdoctoral Researcher Coordination of fieldwork in China for the project Open Innovation Models in Urban China (OPIMPUC) funded by the French Research Agency (ANR). Leading the research team to visit places & interview key players of the current transition from traditional manufacturing to social and technological innovation in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Nanjing.

2012 – 2014 Telecom ParisTech (Ph.D.), Design of a data visualisation toolkit – The case of Internet memes on the Chinese social network Sina Weibo - “We develop a data mining and visualisation toolkit to study how the information is shared on online social network services. This software allows to observe relationships between conversational, semantical, temporal and geographical dimensions of online communication acts.” Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems (Management) http://clementrenaud.com/phD

2011 – 2014 Sharism Lab, Hong Kong Cofounder/ Research Lead. Founded with members of the Chinese Blogger Conference and Wikipedia China, Sharism Lab was a research initiative that uses social networks analytics to understand the role of the Chinese Internet in the global economics of information sharing. http://sharismlab.org

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Academic Conferences

Data Visualization & Creative Coding

2017 - Shenzhen Maker Map

Maps of major places for making electronics in Shenzhen, China

Maps of major places for making electronics in Shenzhen, China

2016 - Topogram

Topogram is an open-source software (SaaS) that offer visualization of complex text data as semantic, social and geographic networks. Topogram is available as a web service at topogram.io

*Topogram* is an open-source software (SaaS) that offer visualization of complex text data as semantic, social and geographic networks. Topogram is available as a web service at [topogram.io](https://topogram.io)

2016 - Meta Education

Meta Education is a dashboard to monitor and visualize the activity of learners using mind mapping software in the classroom github.com/sical/meta-education

*Meta Education* is a dashboard to monitor and visualize the activity of learners using mind mapping software in the classroom [github.com/sical/meta-education](https://github.com/sical/meta-education)

2016 - Cartographie Historique des Universités en Europe

Attempt to map spread of universities over Europe during the last centuries. clementrenaud.com/carto-univ

Attempt to map spread of universities over Europe during the last centuries. [clementrenaud.com/carto-univ](https://clementrenaud.com/carto-univ)

2014 - Junkware

Generation of text and 3D models based on patents data. junkware.io

Generation of text and 3D models based on patents data. [junkware.io](http://junkware.io)

2014 - d3-china-map

d3.js map templates for Chinese territories github.com/clemsos/d3-china-map

d3.js map templates for Chinese territories [github.com/clemsos/d3-china-map](http://github.com/clemsos/d3-china-map)

2013 - Aether Mashup

Open-source hardware wifi sniffing and streaming device. bitbucket.org/clemsos/ethermashup-device

Open-source hardware wifi sniffing and streaming device. [bitbucket.org/clemsos/ethermashup-device](https://bitbucket.org/clemsos/ethermashup-device)

2012 - Echidna

Visualization dashboard of real-time trends from social network Sina Weibo

Visualization dashboard of real-time trends from social network Sina Weibo

2011 - Emotional China

Experiments about sentiment analysis classificator for Chinese language. https://github.com/sharismlab/emotional-china

Experiments about sentiment analysis classificator for Chinese language. [https://github.com/sharismlab/emotional-china](github.com/sharismlab/emotional-china)

2008 - Humble Stories

Creation and development of Humble Stories.com, an experimental social geo-localized network using data visualization and 2D barcode data collection to relate the daily life in the artistic village of Songzhuang in Beijng, China.

Creation and development of Humble Stories.com, an experimental social geo-localized network using data
  visualization and 2D barcode data collection to relate the daily life in the artistic village of Songzhuang in Beijng, China.

Art, Media & Web

2016 – NOW Disnovation Curation, development and collection in the art collective Disnovation : ‘disnovation.org working group aims to disrupt, pervert, and complexify the discourses on technological innovation.’ disnovation.org

2015 - 2016 #NewPalmyra / Protocultural (Global) Community events and online development for New Palmyra : Digital Archeology, Publication and reuse of 3D models for the antic site of Palmyra, Syria. newpalmyra.org

2012 – 2014 Art+Tech Residency Program (France-China) Initiate, raise fund and coordinate a residency program for art, research & technology between France and China. Exhibitions in CMODA, Beijing Design Week, V-Art Center, One Space, Shanghai Maker Karnival, etc.

2011 – 2012 Jue Labs (Shanghai) Lead Developer Manage the development and design team of Jue.so, a crowdfunding website for artists and designers in mainland China. jue.so

Exhibitions

Community Development

2017 – NOW Lyon Dataviz Meetup : Montly professional meetings about data visualisation in Lyon, France. meetup.com/LyonDataviz

2015 - 2016 Le Club : Creative experiments with hardware & software. Monthly on-hands meetings and online publishing. leclub.github.io

2014 - 2016 Processing Lyon Lyon chapter of Processing community. Workshops, trainings & experiments with creative coding for artists and designers. p5lyon.tumblr.org

2011 - 2013 DDJ China First community about Data Journalism in China (workshops, mailing list, events, crowdsourced translation of the Data Journalism Handbook in Chinese…)

2011 - 2012 MakeSense Kickstart community in China (workshop translations, events, Mini Maker Faire Beijing 2013, etc.)

2010 – 2011 Urban China Magazine Social media and online strategy for a reference publication in the field of architecture, social geography and urban planning in China.

Teachings

2012-NOW Teaching Data Visualization : Nantes Ecole de de Design, DSAA Media Design (Villefontaine), M2 Université Jean Jaurès (Toulouse), Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design HEAD (Genève), etc.

2012-NOW Université Toulouse 2 Initiation to Big Data – Case studies, data collection and visualization basics Master2 Research (3 years x 28h)

2011 Ningbo Polytechnic University Creative thinking and social innovation Undergraduate (4h), invited by Ben Koo, Qinghua University for Unesco

2011 Fudan University, Shanghai Writing for the screen : from multimedia to visualization Master Journalism (12h)

2010 Raffles Education Corp., Wuhan Web and Interactive Design Undergraduate (6 months, full-time position) - The lessons were given in both English and Chinese mandarin

2010 Wuhan University Trends and specifics of the European Internet Communication Undergraduate (16h)

2008 Wuhan Institute of Technology French language (oral and written, plus technical vocabulary courses) and French culture, Undergraduate (2 years full-time position)

Other Writings & Publications

Books / Book Sections / Chapters

Magazine & Newspaper Articles

Education

Languages

Computer Skills

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