Olivier Pironneau

Olivier Pironneau graduated from Ecole Polytechnique Paris and the University of California Berkeley. He became a University Professor first in Paris XIII in 1979 and then Paris VI – Sorbonne in 1985.

He has been on the scientific board of many research institutions such INRIA, CNES, Sorbonne University, the Commission on Nuclear Waste CNE, the Natixis foundation, the Finnish Center for Supercomputing CSC; he was elected in 2003 full member of Académie des Sciences.

His scientific interest is at the triple point of applied mathematics, computer science and applied fields. He is the author of 6 books and more than 300 research papers.

As past foreign secretary and member of the energy study group he represents the French Academy at EASAC.