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Cerfacs is located on Météo-France Campus (Météopole) at Toulouse 

42 avenue Gaspard Coriolis
31057 Toulouse cedex 1
France

 

Present yourself at the guard post of Météo-France

 

By bike

A page is dedicated to cycling to Cerfacs

 

By public transportation (pdf)

    • From the city centre: take the underground line A  to the last stop Basso Cambo and then the Bus N°18 (Lycée Polyvalent) to the Meteopole stop (~30 minutes to go from downtown metro station to the Meteopole)

     

    • From Tournefeuille, you must access Bus N°21 to Basso Cambo and get off at the Vandel stop

 

By car (pdf)

    • From PARIS-BORDEAUX by highway:
      • before the tollgate, take the direction FOIX-TARBES.
      • on the ring road take exit N°27 LA CEPIERE, METRO, then take exit 27 towards CUGNAUX and then THE PRADETTES; then follow the METEO-CERFACS signs
    • From MONTPELLIER or CARCASSONNE by highway:
      • before the tollgate, take the direction FOIX-TARBES, cross LA GARONNE then only take the direction BORDEAUX
      • on the ring road take exit N°27 LA CEPIERE, CUGNAUX, LES PRADETTES; then follow the signs METEO-CERFACS

 

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Tribute to Françoise Chatelin

Brigitte Yzel |  23 July 2021

  Tribute to Françoise CHATELIN   Virtual & Face to Face event @ Cerfacs 14 October 2021, CERFACS, Toulouse (France) 2 pm - 6.30 pm   Cerfacs is organizing a half scientific day on Thursday October 14, 2021 in tribute to Françoise Chatelin who left us prematurely on May 14, 2020   After graduating from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris (1960-63), and her PhD in Mathematics at Grenoble University (1971) , Françoise Chatelin led with worldwide recognition her research in many areas, from spectral theory for linear operators in Banach spaces and finite precision to Dickson algebras. Professor Chatelin taught at the Universities Grenoble 2 - Pierre Mendès-France and Paris 9 - Dauphine before moving to Toulouse in 1996. She became Emeritus Professor in 2015. She was a visiting researcher at Berkeley and Stanford Universities, IBM San Jose (Ca) and Yorktown Heights (NY). For almost a decade, she was a scientific manager in Industry (in charge of intensive computing) first at the Centre Scientifique IBM France in Paris (1985 -1992) and then in the Central Research Lab of Thales (known as Thomson-CSF at that time) near Paris (1992-95). Françoise Chatelin was Head of the Qualitative Computing group at the Centre Européen de Recherche et de Formation Avancée en Calcul Scientifique (Cerfacs) in Toulouse, France. Professor Chatelin has authored four books; the first three are now classic references available from SIAM. Her second book Valeurs Propres de Matrices (Masson, Paris, 1988) has received the IBM - France prize for « Best Scientific and technical publication 1988 ». Beyond her scientific contribution, Françoise Chatelin played a structuring role on research at CERFACS through multiple thesis on innovative topics. This event is devoted to the human and scientific tribute of her life. As a faithful image of the active and passionate woman that...Read more


CERFACS is involved in the NextSim project

CERFACS |  19 July 2021

The primary objective is to increase the capabilities of Computational Fluid Dynamics tools on extreme-scale parallel computing platforms for aeronautical design. The Kick-Off Meeting took place on 12 March 2021. This project has received funding from the European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (JU) under grant agreement N° 956104. The JU receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and Spain, France, Germany. For more information, please visit  EuroHPC website : Project webpage :Read more

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