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Go to Véronique Perdereau, awarded a Stars of Europe trophy 18.12.2013

Véronique Perdereau, awarded a Stars of Europe trophy

Professor at the Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics ( ISIR-UPMC/CNRS ) and coordinator of the HANDLE project, Véronique Perdereau was awarded the Star of Europe during the launching ceremony of the European Programme 2020 on Monday, 16th December, 2013.

Through multidisciplinary research, the HANDLE project's ambition is to use a robotic hand to reproduce the mechanisms at work in the human understanding and manipulation. ...

Go to Cédric Villani, new member of the French Academy of Sciences 13.12.2013

Cédric Villani, new member of the French Academy of Sciences

Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré (CNRS/UPMC) and professor of mathematics at the University of Lyon 1, Cédric Villani was elected member of the French Academy of Sciences on December 10, 2013.

The mathematician's main research centered on kinetic theory and statistical fluid mechanics and ...

Go to Laure Saint-Raymond, youngest elected to the Academy of Science 13.12.2013

Laure Saint-Raymond, youngest elected to the Academy of Science

38-year-old Laure Saint-Raymond became the youngest member elected to the French Academy of Sciences in the section of mechanical and computer science on December 10, 2013.

She is a professor of mathematics at UPMC and at the École normale supérieure - Ulm. She is also member of Jacques-Louis Lions Laboratory ( ...

Go to Lamia Braci receives the France Quality Performance Award, Student Category 09.12.2013

Lamia Braci receives the France Quality Performance Award, Student Category

A doctoral candidate in process and high-technology engineering, Lamia Braci won the France Quality Performance Prize, in the Student category on 28 novembre 2013. 

This award recognizes her professional thesis on the feasibility of appliying the ISO 50001 standard across the company GRTgaz (the GDF SUEZ - Gas Infrastructure Company). ...

Go to Julia Contreras-Garcia, awarded the European High Pressure Research Group (EHPRG) Prize 12.07.2013

Julia Contreras-Garcia, awarded the European High Pressure Research Group (EHPRG) Prize

Julia Contreras-Garcia, CNRS researcher and member of the Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory (LCT, UPMC/CNRS) has received the Young Scientist Award from the European High Pressure Research Group (EHPRG).

This prize has been awarded annually since 1990 to a researcher for their work in the field of high ...

Go to Anny Jutand, Grand Prix Achille Le Bel 12.07.2013

Anny Jutand, Grand Prix Achille Le Bel

The Board of Directors of French Chemical Society has awarded the Joseph-Achille Le Bel Prize to Anny Jutand, CNRS Research Director at the PASTEUR Laboratory (Selective Activation Process by Electronic or Uni-radiative Energy Transfer) (ENS/UPMC/CNRS). 

Anny Jutand is an international expert of the elucidation of catalyzed reaction mechanisms of transition metals by electrochemical , ...

Go to Benjamin Rotenberg awarded the Young Researcher and the Michel Gouilloud-Schlumberger Prizes 12.07.2013

Benjamin Rotenberg awarded the Young Researcher and the Michel Gouilloud-Schlumberger Prizes

A CNRS researcher in the laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Electrolytes, Colloids and Analytical Sciences (PECSA, UPMC/CNRS/ESPCI ParisTech), Benjamin Rotenberg received the Young Researcher Award in the Division of Physical Chemistry (shared with the CFS and GFS) as well as the Grand Prix of the Academy of Sciences – the Michel Gouilloud Schlumberger Prize ...

Go to Ludovic Jullien, Winner of the Teaching and Education Division of the French Chemical Society 12.07.2013

Ludovic Jullien, Winner of the Teaching and Education Division of the French Chemical Society

The Teaching and Education Division Award from the French Chemical Society went to Ludovic Jullien, chemistry professor and director of the UPMC laboratory "Selective Activation Process by Uni-electronic or Radiative Energy Transfer " (PASTOR, ENS/UPMC/CNRS). 

The award recognizes his commitment to developing the teaching of Chemistry. ...

Go to Guy Pujolle, Awarded Telecom Prize from the Academy of Sciences 11.07.2013

Guy Pujolle, Awarded Telecom Prize from the Academy of Sciences

Guy Pujolle, a professor-researcher in computer science at LIP6 (UPMC/CNRS), has received the France Telecom Award from the Academy of Sciences.

This award recognizes researchers or engineers in France that are performing fundamental or applied research in telecommunications, and may have a significant ...

Go to Sylvia Serfaty awarded again, this time with the Mergier-Bourdeix Grand Prize from the Academy of Sciences 11.07.2013

Sylvia Serfaty awarded again, this time with the Mergier-Bourdeix Grand Prize from the Academy of Sciences

Sylvia Serfaty, professor-researcher in the applied mathematics laboratory Jacques-Louis Lions (CNRS/UPMC), was given the Mergier-Bourdeix Award from the French Academy of Sciences.

 

This award is given to young French researchers dedicated to basic research with no profit, not intended for immediate ...

Go to Former UPMC doctoral student awarded scholarship 14.06.2013

Former UPMC doctoral student awarded scholarship

Philippe Esling, a former doctoral student at UPMC, is winner of the General Council of Val-de-Marne from 2012 to 2013.

Established for 30 years, this award recognizes students from the Val-de-Marne, but also students who have completed their research in the department where whose research focuses on ...

Go to Arnaud Basdevant, UPMC Professor obesity specialist, becomes member of the French Academy of Medicine 22.05.2013

Arnaud Basdevant, UPMC Professor obesity specialist, becomes member of the French Academy of Medicine

Arnaud Basdevant, Professor at the Pierre and Marie Curie Faculty of Medicine, has been newly elected as to the French Academy of Medicine in the first division of medicine and medical specialties.

He is head of the Nutrition department and of the "Endocrinology-Diabetology-Nutrition-Prevention" division ...

Go to Guillaume Fiquet, deputy director of the IMPMC (UPMC/CNRS/IRD), awarded for his work in geochemistry 15.04.2013

Guillaume Fiquet, deputy director of the IMPMC (UPMC/CNRS/IRD), awarded for his work in geochemistry

Guillaume Fiquet, CNRS Research Director and Deputy Director of the Institute of Mineralogy and Condensed Matter Physics, has been elected a 2013 Geochemical Fellow at the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry.

 

This distinction is awarded to scientists who have made ​​major ...