Aid of atmospheric composition and climate department, CEA
BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background
Ecole Normale Supérieure of St Cloud (1986) ; Aggrégation (1988) ; PhD (1991) ; Post-doctorate degree (1992-94)
Researcher at the Laboratory for Climate and Environment Sciences (1994-2015)
Professor at the University of Versailles St Quentin in Yvelines (2011-2015) and at the University of Pekin (2013-2015)
Coordinator of the Chapter « Carbon and other biogeochemical cycles » of the 5th Assessment Report of the GIEC.
Most productive scientist in the field of Climate Change (http://www.carbonbrief.org/blog/2015/07/analysis-most-cited-climate-change-papers/ ) and among the 1% of authors which are the most quoted in the field of geosciences and ecology. Publication of 420 A-rank articles of which 50 are in the scientifics journals Nature, Science and PNAS.
Coordinator of several european projects ; supervisor for 40 doctoral theses.
Prize-winning project : ERC Synergie
ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?
Understanding the future evolution of atmospheric CO2
LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?
Mostly in Gif sur Yvette
IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?
My research consist of giving reliable data in order to build mitigation measures and adaptation policies about climate change.