Jacques DROULEZ (born in 1950) received a mathematical and engineer training (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris), a complete medical training (MD: Lariboisière – St Louis Hospital, Paris), a master in biochemistry and a Habilitation to supervise research in cognitive sciences. He has got a fellowship from the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (1978-1982). He is now Director of Research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), and head of the research team « active perception and probabilistic approach » at the Laboratory of Physiology of Perception and Action (CNRS – Collège de France). His main research themes are the perception of 3D motion and objects, the theoretical study of models for multi-sensory interactions and the adaptive motor control. He has about 90 publications in international journals including one in PNAS on sensory-motor integration model and one in Nature on object perception during self-motion. He is involved in several European and national research programs and in multidisciplinary scientific networks.