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20130831_160944-1-1Director, Laboratory Univers and Theory,

Observatoire de Paris  –  PSL Research-University,

5 place Jules Jansen

92195 Meudon, France

Tel 33 (0)1 45 07 74 62

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

EDUCATION

1997                PhD in atomic physics, Australian National University, Australia

1992                DEA master in theoretical physics, University of Brest, France

CURRENT POSITION

2011–              Director, Laboratory Universe and Theories, Observatoire de Paris, PSL Research University, Paris France

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2016-2018       Dean of Sciences, PSL Research 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 researcher, 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

MAJOR GRANTS

2016-2019    PSL University IRIS program “Origins and conditions for the emergence of life”, 1,5 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

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

2017–              Member of the Scientific council, Labex ESEP, Observatoire de Paris

2014–              Member of the Research Council, PSL Research University

2015–              Member of the Senate Academic Council, PSL Research University

2011–              Member of Scientific council, Observatoire de Paris

2011–              Member of Scientific council, Labex UnivEarth, University Paris Diderot

2011–              Member of the administrative council, Observatoire de Paris