Observatoire de Paris – PSL University,
77 Avenue Denfert Rochereau
75014 Paris, France
Tel 33 (0)1 40 51 22 76
email: stephane.mazevet at obspm.fr
Fields of Research: physical properties of matter under extreme conditions, classical and quantum molecular dynamics, density functional theory, planetary and exo-planetory modelling
1997 PhD in theoretical atomic physics, Australian National University, Australia
1992 DEA (master) in theoretical physics, University of Brest, France
2019 – Researcher, Institut de Mécanique Celeste et de Calcul des Éphémérides (IMCCE), Observatoire de Paris, PSL University, Paris France
2016 – 2018 Deputy Dean of Research in charge of sciences, PSL University, Paris France
2011– 2018 Director, Laboratory Universe and Theories, Observatoire de Paris, PSL University, Paris France
2007–2010 Head of the Electronic Structure Group, CEA, France
2002–2006 Permanent Technical Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
1999–2002 Director’s postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
1996–1999 Postdoctoral fellow, University of Oklahoma, USA
1994–1996 PhD student, The Australian National University, Australia
1992–1994 High school teacher, Military obligations, Burkina Faso
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2015 Fellow of the American Physical Society “for fundamental contributions to computational simulations of the properties of matter under extreme density, temperature, and radiation conditions”
1998 Director’s postdoctoral fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
1994 Overseas postgraduate research scholarship award, Australian government, Australia
2016-2022 PSL University IRIS program “Origins and conditions for the emergence of life”, 2,8 Meuros, Principal Investigator with J. Laskar.
2012-2016 ANR Plantelab “Properties of silicates and iron alloys for explana-tory modelling”, 451,083 euros, Principal Investigator.
2007-2011 ANR SECHEL “Probing earth inner core using High energy laser”, 500,000 euros, co-investigator.
2005-2008 LDRD-DR, Los Alamos National Laboratory \Methodologies to measure material response during dynamic loading at microscopic times and length scales”, co-investigator.
SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS
2006–2017 5 Postdocs/ 5 PhD
ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS
2015 APS shock compression meeting-Florida, member of the technical committee.
2013 Warm dense matter workshop – St Malo, local organizing committee.
2011 High Energy Density Physics conference, scientific committee
2010 Workshop on Matter under Extreme Conditions – Paris, France-organizer
2007–2014 Warm dense matter workshop, member of the scientific council
2007 High Energy Density Physics meeting CEA – France-organizer
2007 Warm dense matter workshop, Porquerolles – co-organizer
2005 APS march meeting, focussed session matter under extreme conditions – co-organizer
2004 14th APS- Atomic physics in plasmas conference, co-chair of the local committee
2004–2009 Atomic physics in plasma (APIP), member of the program committee
2017 – 2019 Member of the Scientific council, Labex ESEP, Observatoire de Paris
2014 – 2018 Member of the Research Council, PSL Research University
2015 – 2019 Member of the Senate Academic Council, PSL Research University
2011 – 2018 Member of Scientific council, Observatoire de Paris
2011 – 2017 Member of Scientific council, Labex UnivEarth, University Paris Diderot
2011 – 2018 Member of the administrative council, Observatoire de Paris