Jean-Paul Blaizot

Portrait of Jean-Paul Blaizot

Professor

CEA Saclay

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Short CV

Education

  • 1967 Baccalauréat Mathématiques.
  • 1969 École Normale Supérieure.
  • 1977 Doctorat d'Etat de l'Université de Paris 7. Topic: Theory of elementary excitations of nuclei.

Employment

  • 1975. Enters CNRS as “Attaché de Recherche”
  • 1977-1978. Posdoctoral stay at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen.
  • 1980-1982. Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
  • 1986. Promoted “Directeur de Recherche” in CNRS, “Maitre de Conference” at Ecole Polytechnique.
  • 1989-1990. Visiting scientist at Brookhaven National Laboratory (USA).
  • 1994. Promoted “Directeur de Recherche de première classe”.
  • 1995-1998. Deputy Director of Service de Physique Theorique, Saclay.
  • 1998-2004. Director of Service de Physique Theorique, Saclay.
  • 2004-2008. Director of ECT* (European Center for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas), Trento (Italy).
  • 2007. Promoted to “Directeur de Recherche classe exceptionnelle”.
  • 2009. Invited professor at the university of Tokyo (nov-dec).

Honours

  • 1994 Langevin Prize of the French Academy of Sciences.
  • 1997 Ricard Prize of the French Physical Society.
  • 2009 Hans D. Jensen Prize from the University of Heidelberg.
  • 2010 Advanced Research Grant from the European Research Council for the project "Strongly coupled QCD matter".

 

Research Interests

  • Collective excitations of nuclei and properties of nuclear matter.
  • Many-body problem.
  • Physics of the quark-gluon plasma and phenomenology of ultra-relativistic heavy ion collisions.
  • Theory of quantum fields at finite temperature.
  • Bose-Einstein condensation.
  • Non perturbative methods in quantum field theory.
  • Exact renormalization group.

Publications