François, Rebaudo

photo, François Rebaudo

Ingénieur de recherche (Senior Research Officer, PhD), DEEIT team

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Tèl. 33 1 69 82 37 33
Fax 33 1 69 82 37 36

Thèmes de Recherche


Francois Rebaudo works at the French Institute for Research and Development (IRD) as a modeler at the interface between disciplines (ecology, agronomy, genetics and social sciences). He is interested in agent- and individual-based models to explore the complexity of social-ecological systems.


9) Parsa S., Morse S., Bonifacio A., Chancellor T.C.B., Condori B., Crespo-Pérez V., Hobbs S.L.A., Kroschel J., N Ba M., Rebaudo F., Sherwood S.G., Vanek S.J., Faye E., Herrera M.A., Dangles O. (2014) Obstacles to IPM adoption in developing countries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, in press. [DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1312693111]

8) Zeddam J.L., Léry X., Gomez-Bonilla Y., Espinel-Correal C., Rebaudo, F., Lopez-Ferber M. (2013) Responses of different geographic populations of two potato tuber moth species to genetic variants of Phthorimaea operculella granulovirus. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 149:138-147. [DOI: 10.1111/eea.12115]

7) Rebaudo F., Le Rouzic A., Dupas S., Silvain J.F., Harry M., Dangles O. (2013) SimAdapt: An individual-based genetic model for simulating landscape management impacts on populations. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4:595-600. [DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12041]

6) Carpio C., Dangles O., Dupas S., Léry X., López-Ferber M., Orbe K., Páez D., Rebaudo F., Santillán A., Yangari B., Zeddam J.L. (2013) Development of a viral biopesticide for the control of the Guatemala potato tuber moth Tecia solanivora. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 112:184-191. [DOI: 10.1016/j.jip2012.11.014]

5) Rebaudo F., Dangles O. (2013) An agent-based modeling framework for integrated pest management dissemination programs. Environmental Modelling and Software, 45:141-149. [DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.06.014]

4) Rebaudo F., Dangles O. (2011) Coupled Information Diffusion - Pest Dynamics Models Predict Delayed Benefits of Farmer Cooperation in Pest Management Programs. PLoS Computational Biology, 7:10. [DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002222]

3) Crespo-Pérez V., Rebaudo F., Silvain J.F., Dangles O. (2011) Modeling invasive species spread in complex landscapes: the case of potato moth in Ecuador. Landscape Ecology, 26:1447-1461. [DOI: 10.1007/s10980-011-9649-4]

2) Rebaudo F., Crespo-Pérez V., Silvain J.F., Dangles O. (2011) Agent-Based Modeling of Human-Induced Spread of Invasive Species in Agricultural Landscapes: Insights from the Potato Moth in Ecuador. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 14:3. [WOS: 000292303500007]

1) Dangles O., Carpio F.C., Villares M., Yumisaca F., Liger B., Rebaudo F., Silvain J.F. (2010) Community-based participatory research helps farmers and scientists to manage invasive pests in the Ecuadorian Andes. Ambio, 39:325-335. [DOI: 10.1007/s13280-010-0041-4]

International research programs

BIO-THAW (2013-): Modeling BIOdiversity and land use interactions under changing glacial water availability in Tropical High Andean Wetlands - FRB/FFEM. Modeler (postDoc).

MAN-PEST (2013-): Adaptive management in insect pest control in thermally heterogeneous agricultural landscapes – ANR. Modeler (postDoc).

GEN-SPAT (2011): individual-based models and quantitative ecology - IDEEV. Project leader (PhD).

ADAPTANTHROP (2011-2012): Insects evolution due to anthropisation – ANR. Modeler (PhD + postDoc).

INNOMIP (2009-2011): INNOvative approaches to Manage Insect Pest risks in changing andes – McKnight Foundation. Coordinator (PhD).

POLILLA (2006): Biopesticide development and insect pest dynamics in the Andes – McKnight Foundation. Technical Assistance.


3) Winner of the Tournament 2011 of the Computational Social Science Society of America and the consortium (Develop an agent-based model that match experimental data of human foraging and predict the results for a new set of experiments [LINK]).

2) Poster prize for the best communication at the 11th Orsay's pluridisciplinairy conference "Biodiversité : de la Molécule à l'Ecosystème", Orsay, France, March 2010.

1) Poster prize for the best communication at the AFPP, 8th international conference on plant diseases, Tours, France, December 2006.

Press releases

3) Tous pour un, un pour tous ! Sciences au Sud - Le journal de l'IRD - 62 - novembre/décembre 2011. [PNG]

2) PLoS Computational Biology Press Release - October 2011, published in (selection):

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1) Agriculteurs, ravageurs et jeu de rôles. Sciences au Sud - Le journal de l'IRD - 59 - avril/mai 2011. [PNG]


Pictures: McKnight Foundation Community of Practices in Cochabamba (Bolivia, July 2011)

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Pictures: last participative training using agent-based models in Bolivar (Ecuador, March 2011)

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