Since 1 July 2019, Pr. Michaël Krajecki is the director of the Artificial Intelligence Project of the French Ministry of Defence. As the ministerial AI coordinator, he is the ministry's representative for defence AI matters and organises the overall action via the Defence Artificial Intelligence Coordination Unit (CCIAD), created and housed within the Defence Innovation Agency.
Previously, Michaël Krajecki was a professor at the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne and auditor of the 54th national session « Armaments and Defence Economy » of the Institute for Higher National Defence Studies (Master of executive Programme Economy and Defence from IHEDN). As an expert in numerical simulation and AI, he has developed numerous projects at the national and international level with major players. At the academic level, he was responsible for the French HPC centre ROMEO and several masters, in particular the master's degree in high-performance computing and simulation. He has also directed many doctoral theses focused on high-performance computing and AI issues.