Aurélien Pélissier obtained in 2018 his master degree in fundamental physics from the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) Paris-Saclay. During his academic curriculum, he had the opportunity to join the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, and then moved to the University of British Columbia, Canada, for a predoctoral research program proposed by his university. During these research experiences, he worked on computational modeling methods to accuratly simulate complex nonlinear physical phenomenons involved in semiconductor physics and ultrafast spectroscopy. In 2018, he moved to the University of Hokkaido, Japan, to do his master thesis in artificial intelligence, where he worked on machine learning and satistical methods for cancer research.
In 2019, Aurélien joined the Cognitive Computing & Industry Solutions departement at IBM Zurich, and started his PhD in a joint program between IBM Research and the Computational Biology Group, ETH Zürich.