Prof. Claude Le Bris
Claude Le Bris is a research scientist at the École des Ponts, Paris. After graduating from Ecole Polytechnique, he got his PhD under the supervision of Pierre-Louis Lions in 1993. His research has focused on mathematical analysis and numerical methods for partial differential equations, with contributions in several areas including the mathematics of computational chemistry and physics, multiscale problems and homogenization theory.
Le Bris' list of honors includes the Blaise Pascal Prize 1999 from the French Academy of Sciences and the Giovanni Sacchi-Landriani Prize 2002 from the Lombard Academy of Arts and Sciences. In Madrid 2006, he gave an invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians. He was a Distinguished Ordway Visitor 2008-2009 at the University of Minnesota, the Aisenstadt Chair 2009 at the Université de Montréal, the Charles J. Amick Memorial Lecturer 2009-2010 at the University of Chicago, the 2014 Göran Gustafsson lecturer in Mathematics at KTH Stockholm, the 2018 Coxeter lecturer at the Fields Institute, Toronto.
Le Bris holds positions as Civil Engineer-General and Research Scientist at École des Ponts, as well as scientific leader of the MATHERIALS research team at Inria. He serves on several advisory boards for international research institutes, and has extensive editorial responsibilities for book series and journals.