The formal awards ceremony was held on November 21st in the dome of the Institut de France with the 2017 Académie des Sciences award-winners. IMT also organized a ceremony at the Académie des Sciences on Wednesday, November 22nd, presided over by Philippe Jamet, President of IMT, to present the specific awards. During this event, the winners were able to present their work in more detail to IMT’s guests.
- The Grand Prix IMT – Académie des Sciences: two joint winners
For this first edition, the judging panel chose two candidates for the IMT – Académie des Sciences Grand Prix: Sébastien Bigo from Nokia Bell Labs and Pierre Rouchon from Mines ParisTech.
Sébastien Bigo, 47, is the director of research group “Réseaux IP et Optiques” at Nokia Bell Labs. Read the interview with Sébastion Bigo on I’MTech
Pierre Rouchon, 57, is a professor at Mines ParisTech, and the director of the Mathematics and Systems research unit at the same school. Read the interview with Pierre Rouchon on I’MTech
- The Young Scientist Prize awarded in the field of cellulosic biomaterials
Julien Bras, 39, has been a lecturer and research supervisor at Grenoble INP- Pagora since 2006, as well as being deputy director of LGP2 (Paper Process Engineering Lab). Read the interview with Julien Bras on I’MTech
The winners of the IMT-Académie des Sciences awards