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physicist

Thibault Damour, French physicist. Recipient Paul Langevin prize Society Francaise de Physique, 1984, Mergier-Bourdeix prize Academy des Sciences, Paris, 1990, Einstein medal Albert Einstein Gesellschaft, Bern, Switzerland, 1996, Cecil F. Powell Memorial Medal European Physical Society, 2005. Member Academy of Sciences.

Background

Damour, Thibault was born on February 7, 1951 in Lyon, France. Son of Georges and Andree (Ribes) Damour.

Education

Ecole Normale Superieure, Rue D'Ulm, Paris, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris, 1974. Agregation de Sciences Physiques, France, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris, 1979.

Career

Attache de research, Center National de la Research Science, France, 1977-1981; charge de research, Center National de la Research Science, France, 1981-1985; director of research, Center National de la Research Science, France, 1985-1992; professor, Institute des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, Bures sur Yvette, France, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 200 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Academy of Sciences.

Connections

father:
Georges Damour

mother:
Andree (Ribes) Damour