Fabrice Flipo

Philosophy of science and technology in support of political ecology

Fabrice Flipo, a philosopher of science and technology and researcher at Institut Mines Télécom Business School (former Télécom École de Management), has specialized in political ecology, sustainable development and social philosophy…
Ange Nzihou

Waste worth its weight in gold

For Ange Nzihou, waste is a valuable material. For over ten years, this researcher has been working on recovering waste to turn it into an important economic resource. However, his greatest scientific accomplishments have taken place outside…

Xenon instruments for long-term experiments

From the ancient gnomon that measured the sun’s height, to the Compton gamma ray observatory, the microscope, and large-scale accelerators, scientific instruments are researchers’ allies, enabling them to make observations at the smallest…
Ana Cameirao

Understanding methane hydrate formation to revolutionize pipelines

Since hydrocarbon is always drawn from deep in the sea floor, oil companies face potential obstruction problems in their pipelines due to the formation of solid compounds: methane hydrates. Ana Cameirao, an engineer and PhD specializing in industrial…

The fundamentals of language: why do we talk? - Jean-Louis Dessalles, Télécom ParisTech

Human language is a mystery. In a society where information is so valuable, why do we talk to others without expecting anything in return? Even more intriguing than this are the processes determining communication, whether that be a profound…

Gasification, the future of organic waste recovery - Javier Escudero, Mines Albi-Carmaux

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At a time when the challenge of waste recovery is becoming increasingly evident, gasification is emerging as a promising solution. The process allows organic waste to be decomposed into synthetic gas, which can be burned for energy purposes,…
Elise_Vareilles

Scientific description of industrial experience - Elise Vareilles, Mines Albi-Carmaux

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At Mines Albi-Carmaux, Elise Vareilles works on “product configuration”, which entails understanding industrial constraints and considering them scientifically using IT. This multidisciplinary work is based on experts’ experience which…

From the vestiges of the past to the narrative : reclaiming time to remember together

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The 21st Century is marked by a profound change in our relationship with time, now merely perceived in terms of acceleration, speed, changes and emergencies. At Mines Nantes, the sociologist Sophie Bretesché has positioned herself at the interfaces…