It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jean-Charles Joud. Jean-Charles was Professor Emeritus at Grenoble-INP/Phelma and at SIMaP laboratory, a specialist in thermodynamics and physics and chemistry of surfaces. He joined the LTPCM laboratory (former SIMaP) as a PhD student, and stayed there during his whole career, first as a CNRS researcher, then as a professor of Grenoble-INP.
Alain GALERIE symposium
A symposium in honor of Professor Alain Galerie will be held July 9th, 2018 in Bangkok (Thailande). This symposium aims to honor Pr. Alain Galerie's career in Hight Temperature Corrosion, domain in which he stays one of the most recognized French figures. Pr. Alain Galerie, now retired, was a professor at Grenoble-INP and a member of SIMaP laboratory. In particular, he initiated a long term partnership with Bangkok University.
Nicolas Cardin, a third year PhD student in EPM group of SIMaP laboratory and in CETHIL laboratory (Lyon), is one of the winner of the Donald M. Ernst prize. This prize rewarded his presentation at the IHPC-IHPS joint conference describing his works on the opportunity to improve heat flat pipe performance by using electric fields.
Nicolas Cardin, a third year PhD student in EPM group of SIMaP laboratory and in CETHIL laboratory (Lyon), was awarded the second prize for the best student presentation at the µFlu'18-NEGF'18 joint conference in Stransbourg, February 28th-March 2nd 2018.
15 PhD vacancies (Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher positions) available at MATHEGRAM, an Innovative Training Network (ITN) funded by the EU. Two of these PhDs at located at SIMaP. MATHEGRAM aims to form a network of PhD students on the theme of powders under high temperatures. More details here.
Grenoble is among the best French universities in the 2018 world rankings by subject. Indeed, in the QS World University Rankings Grenoble-INP is in first position among French Universities and in the 51-100 range in world ranking for "Materials Science" (2018 ranking) while in the Shanghai ranking, in the "Science and Engineering of Materials" subject, Grenoble-Alpes University ranks 2nd among the French Universities and 40th in the world ranking, and is the 1st French University and the 21st in the global ranking for the "Metallurgical Engineering" subject (2018 ranking).