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Hervé This, French chemist. Certified in chemistry and physics of cooking, molecular gastronomy; certified professor. Decorated officier Ordre du Mérite Agricole, chevalier Ordre des Palmes Academiques, officer Arts et Lettres, Chevalier legion d honneur.

Background

This, Hervé was born on June 5, 1955 in Suresnes, France. Son of Bernard and Claude This.

Education

Engineer, Ecole Superior de Physique/Chimie, Paris, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris VI, 1996. Habilitation, University Paris XI, 2000.

Career

Editor Belin Company, Paris, 1980-1981, Pour la Science, Paris, 1980-1984, vice editor-in-chief, 1984-1997, editor-in-chief, 1997-2000. Chemist Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, since 2000. Science director Foundation Food Science & Culture, Academy of Sciences.

Director International Workshop on Molecular Gastronomy, since 1992. Science director Archimede, Paris, 1995-2000, Pi=3.14, Paris, 1995-2000.

Achievements

  • Certified in chemistry and physics of cooking, molecular gastronomy. Certified professor.

Works

Membership

Member Committee for Science Literature, 1990. Member of National Academy Cuisine, Academy Agriculture, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, French Academy of Chocolate and Sweet Products, Defi Experimental (president since 1997), French Chemical Society, French Academy Cooking.

Connections

Married Pascale Friang, July 9, 1983. Children: Wolfgang, Alexandre.

father:
Bernard This

mother:
Claude This

spouse:
Pascale Friang

child:
Wolfgang This

child:
Alexandre This