Thierry Baccino is full-professor of Cognitive Psychology in Digital Technologies at the University of Paris VIII and scientific director of LUTIN (EA 4004) located at the National Museum of Sciences and Techniques in Paris.
T. Baccino obtained his PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Aix-en-Provence in 1991 having been granted by National IBM Research Centre. Afterwards he moved as a research assistant at the University of Dundee for studying the cognitive processes involved by reading on display. He became assistant professor at the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis (UNS) in 1993 and full-professor in 1998. At the UNS, he founded in 1995 the Laboratory of Experimental Psychology and managed it until to 2002. After several visiting professorships (Pavia, Dortmund, Torino, Valencia), he got in 2004 a Fulbright Award for working at the Institute for Cognitive Science (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA). He got a CNRS delegation in 2009 and he is currently scientific expert and Vice-Chair at the European DG Research and at different French research institutes (ANR, AERES). He is also President-Elect of the section 14 (Applied Cognitive Psychology) at the IAAP (International Association of Applied Psychology).”