Rémy Tribhout is a research engineer in the Optimization, Mobility, NetworkIng (OMNI) team at the Department of Computer Science for Complex Systems (DISC) of FEMTO-ST Institute, University of Franche-Comté (UFC) in France. His work focuses on the Programmable Matter project which follows the Claytronic Atom project from the Carnegie Mellon University. He received his M.S. degree in computer science and telecommunications from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), Toulouse, France, in 2016.
He worked 4 years at Thales SIX GTS with 3 years spent as a Systems Engineer expatriate in Panama for the project Metro de Panama Linea 2. Since 2022, he leads the startup project Phigi, which develops an interactive clay made of thousands of microbots that self-assemble into any shape, facilitating the collaborative design of industrial products, in collaboration with the University of Michigan and the FEMTO-ST Institute.