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administrator , Nuclear physicist

Serge Plattard, French nuclear physicist, administrator. Knight, French Legion of Honor, 1998; honored Golden Rays of the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Imperial House, Tokyo, 1994. Member American Physical Society (life), European Association Promotion of Science and Technology (founding member).


Plattard, Serge was born on August 8, 1947 in Berne, Switzerland. Son of Yves Claude Plattard and Denise Joseph-Joigny.


Master of Science in Physics, University Paris VI, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Physics, University Paris XI, 1973.


Nuclear physicist French Atomic Energy Commission (Center for Educational Affairs), Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France, 1973-1980. Officer, policy planning staff Ministry External Relations, Paris, 1981-1982. Long-term planning and forecasting officer French Atomic Energy Commission, 1983-1986.

Deputy counsellor, science and technical French Emb., New Delhi, 1987-1989. Deputy director scientific and technical cooperation Ministry Foreign Affairs, Paris, 1990. Counsellor, science and technical French Emb., Tokyo, 1990-1994, Washington, 1994-1998.

Director international relations French Space Agency (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales), Paris, since 1998. Assistant professor nuclear physics, Faculty of Sciences, Orsay, France, 1976-1986. Member Science Defense Council, Paris, since 1998.

Lecturer Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales, Cergy, France, since 2000. Lecturer, University Dauphine, Paris, 1984-1985.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Nucléaire, merveille ou menace?, 1984. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals and conference proceedings.


Member American Physical Society (life), European Association Promotion of Science and Technology (founding member).


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, alpine skiing, bicycling, reading, photography.


Married Sylvie Marguerite Marie Dupont-Fauville, June 22, 1984. Children: Jean, Francois, Antoine, Emmanuel, Sophie.

Yves Claude Plattard

Denise Joseph-Joigny

Sylvie Marguerite Marie Dupont-Fauville

Sophie Plattard

Antoine Plattard

Jean Plattard

Emmanuel Plattard

Francois Plattard