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Corporate governance

The Assembly of Members

The Assembly of Members is composed of one representative of each of the seven shareholder.

The Strategic Committee

The Strategic Committee is composed of seven managers appointed by the shareholders.

Members of the Strategic Committee:

  • Claude Bérat, Safran
  • Laurent Cambier, Onera
  • Ange Caruso, EDF
  • Marc Pontaud, Météo-France
  • Mélanie Plainchault, Total
  • Pascal Larrieu, Airbus
  • Céline Tison, Cnes

Cerfacs’s President

Since January 2021: Catherine Lambert

Cerfacs’ managers

2013 – 2020 : Catherine Lambert

2010-2013 : Bijan Mohammadi

1995-2010 : Jean-Claude André

The Scientific Council

The Scientific Council is composed of 14 members and is dedicated to the evaluation of the quality of research at CERFACS.

President of the Scientific Council at CERFACS :

Jean-François Minster,

Members of the Scientific Council at CERFACS :

  • Jean-Yves Berthou, INRIA, Saclay, France
  • Marc Bocquet, Cerea, ENPC, Marne la Vallée, France
  • Bruno Despres, UPMC-LJLL, Paris, France
  • Heike Fassbender, University of Braunschweig, Germany
  • Frédéric Hourdin, LMD/CNRS/UPMC, Paris, France
  • Hervé Jourdren, CEA, France
  • Dieter Kranzlmüller, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, Germany
  • Stéphane Lanteri, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis-Méditerranée, France
  • Jean-Michel Müller, ENS Lyon, France
  • Jean-Noël Thepaut, ECMWF, UK
  • Anne-Marie Tréguier, CNRS-IFREMER, France
  • Denis Veynante, CNRS, EM2C, France
  • Enrique Zuazua, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), Germany and University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain


Medal of the Academy of Air and Space: 3 CERFACS researchers awarded !

Brigitte Yzel |  11 July 2022

The Air and Space Academy awarded Carlos Pérez Arroyo, Gabriel Staffelbach and Jérôme Dombard with the Vermeil medal 2022, to honor the excellence of their work in the realization of the FULLEST project, the first high-fidelity simulation of an aircraft engine. Thanks to PRACE for awarding the access to the Joliot-Curie supercomputer (GENCI hosted at CEA/TGCC) and to DGAC for the funding of the ATOM project (No 2018-39) led by SAFRAN Tech. FULLEST also benefited from developments done in European projects:  EXCELLERAT (H2020 823691) and EPEEC (H2020 801051).  Read more


CERFACS |  4 July 2022

CERFACS will participate to the Paris meeting dedicated to the memory of Roland Glowinski from July 5th to 7th. Thierry Poinsot will present the advances of HPC in the field of energy and combustion. Roland Glowinski was CERFACS direcfor for 3 years in the 90s and largely shaped present activities of our research center.Read more