Lucas Bourtoule

982-2 Dundas Street West · Toronto, M6J 1W6 ·

I am completing a MASc at the University of Toronto in Electrical and Computer Engineering concurrently with a Diplôme d'ingénieur at the École Centrale de Lyon (France).


Data Analyst

Ministère des Armées, Lyon, France

Design of an automated process of classification of textual content extracted from various social networks from the creation of a specific dataset to its exploitation by ML techniques.

May 2019 - July 2019

Student research project

École Centrale de Lyon, Lyon, France

Deep-Learning techniques applied to the processing of natural languages:

  • Word2Vec: vector based representation of words generated with the CBOW (Continuous Bag Of Words) method and extension to sentences, paragraph and documents.
  • Generative Grammars: use of syntactic generative grammar models to improve sentence representation.
  • Automated Summary: generation of summaries using Word2Vec representation.
September 2018 - April 2019


École Centrale de Lyon

MS. and BS. in engineering sciences (diplôme d'ingénieur)

Highly selective Master’s level engineering school among the French top five : Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics and Management, Information Science and Engineering, Electrical and Systems Control, Fluids and Energy, Materials Engineering, Physics and Chemistry of Matter, Mechanical Engineering, Solids Mechanics and Structures, Human and Social Sciences. I am pursuing the diplome d’ingenieur program. This is an integrated M.S. and B.S. program: I received my B.S. in November 2018 and I will receive my M.S. in the Spring 2021. I acquired cross-disciplinary knowledge in several fields of Engineering, versatility, project and research management and basic knowledge in Machine Learning and Data Analysis.

September 2017 - May 2021 (Expected)

Lycée Pierre de Fermat

Preparatory School, equivalent to first 2 years of BS. in engineering sciences

Intensive two-years preparation for the highly competitive entrance to the French Grandes Écoles. Improved working abilities and efficiency, core knowledge in Mathematics, Physics and Engineering, enhanced management of stress.

September 2015 - July 2017

Lycée René Billières

French Baccalauréat, Science Major

With Highest Distinction

September 2012 - June 2015


Machine Unlearning

Lucas Bourtoule, Varun Chandrasekaran, Christopher Choquette-Choo, Hengrui Jia, Adelin Travers, Baiwu Zhang, David Lie, Nicolas Papernot

Dec 2019


Programming Languages & Tools
  • French
  • English
  • Spanish

Interests & Hobbies

  • Saxophone within an orchestra
  • Dance (Rock, Swing)
  • Cinema
  • Linguistics enthusiast
  • Swimming
  • Skiing
  • Hiking

Voluntary Work

ÉCLAIR Student IT Organization

Developer, Sysadmin, Communication Officer
  • Local Network: administration of the local network of the student accommodation, about 800 rooms.
  • Servers and Websites: design, maintenance, hosting of the sites of student organizations, about 20 websites.
  • Payment application: design and maintenance of a campus-wide system of payment, about 3000 users, revenue managed about 100 000 € per year
January 2018 - July 2019