Editorial, Awards | 13/12/2010

Professor and Honorary Scientific Director of ESPCI ParisTech, and director of the School’s LEG (Electrical engineering laboratory), Jacques Lewiner recently received the Grand Prize awarded by L’Usine Nouvelle and Industrie & Technologies (with the French National Council of Engineers and Scientists) for his career achievements.

Editorial, Awards | 01/12/2010

Laurence de Viguerie, an ESPCI graduate (Class of ’06), unveiled one of the mysteries of the Mona Lisa, i.e. a brilliant pictorial process used by Leonardo da Vinci. For her PhD, conferred by the UPMC Paris 6 University and dedicated to the characterization and the physical chemical properties of the materials used to create the sfumato effect, she was awarded the 2010 University Research Prize by the French authoritative journal Le Monde.

Editorial, Internaional | 02/11/2010
Development and environmental preservation are research areas to which the School’s PhD students are highly attentive. This is the case for Imad Lekouch, who devoted his PhD thesis to the production of drinking water by passive condensation of atmospheric humidity (dew) in Morocco. Through  Read more

Exceptional events | 30/09/2010
Georges Charpak, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics 1992, was a former Professor with the LEG (Electrical engineering laboratory) at ESPCI ParisTech. His death on September 29, 2010 saddened the entire community. A solemn tribute was paid at the meeting of the Board of Directors on September 30  Read more

Exceptional events, Partnerships | 27/09/2010
On September 27, in the Espace Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Jean-François Minster, Scientific Director of the Total group, and Jacques Prost, Director General of ESPCI ParisTech, signed the agreement to set up the Total-ESPCI ParisTech Chair in "Sciences Focused on Energies, Carbon and the  Read more

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