Congratulations to our colleagues who were awarded the 2018 Prix thématiques de l'académie des sciences!
PRIZES IN MATHEMATICS
Prix Marc Yor was awarded to Christophe Garban, Professor at Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University and a member of the Institut Camille Jordan (an Ecole centrale de Lyon, université Jean Monnet, CNRS, université Claude Bernard & INSA de Lyon maths lab) for his work in probabilities.
Prix Charles-Louis de Saulses De Freycinet was awarded to Damian Brotbek, associate professor at Strasbourg University and a member of the Institut de recherche mathématique avancée (a CNRS&université de Strasbourg maths lab). The Charles-Louis de Saulses De Freycinet prize is awarded every four years. It aims at encouraging researches in mathematics.
Prix Paul Doistau-Émile Blutet was awarded to Colin Guillarmou, Senior Researcher at the CNRS and a member of the Laboratoire de mathématiques d’Orsay (a CNRS & université Paris-Sud maths lab). The Paul Doistau-Émile Blutet prize is a biennal prize awarded to a scientist doing researches in mathematics.
Prix Élie Cartan was awarded to Vincent Pilloni, Junior Researcher at the CNRS and a member of the Unité de mathématiques pures et appliquées (a CNRS & Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon maths lab). The Elie Cartan prize is awarded every three years. It aims at rewarding a mathematician of under 45 years old, whatever his or her nationality, who introduced new ideas or solved a difficult problem.
Médaille Émile Picard was awarded to Yves Colin de Verdière, Professor emeritus at Grenoble Alpes University and a member of the Institut Fourier (a CNRS & université Grenoble Alpes maths lab). The Emile Picard medal is awarded every six years to a mathematician.
PRIZES IN MECHANICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCES
Prix Michel Monpetit - INRIA in applied mathematics or computer science was awarded to Gérard Biau, Professor at Sorbonne Université and a member of the laboratoire de probabilités, statistiques et modélisation (a CNRS, Sorbonne Université & Paris-Diderot maths lab).
Prix Blaise Pascal du GAMNI/SMAI was awarded to Julie Delon, Professor at Paris-Descartes University and a member of the Mathématiques appliquées à Paris 5 CNRS & Paris-Descartes University maths lab. The Blaise Pascal du GAMNI/SMAI prize aims at promoting researches in mathematics applied to engineering and industry. It is awarded every year to a researcher under 40 years old ans working in France.