Born in 1951, Yves Caristan graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS Ulm,1971), and has a PhD in Geophysics (MIT, USA,1981), and a PhD in Physics (University of Grenoble, 1984). Dr Caristan has been appointed to the following positions: Engineer at the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA – 1981) ; Head of the Department of Monitoring of the Environment ( DASE) at CEA (1996 – 1999) ; Director General of the French Geological Survey (Bureau de Recherche Géologiques et Minières, BRGM – 1999 – 2004) ; Director of the Physical Sciences Division (Direction des Sciences de la Matière, DSM) at CEA, and Director of the CEA/Saclay Research Center (2005 – 2012) ; Director for International Affairs at Université Paris-Saclay (2012 – 2015 ) ; ERC Counselor for Université Paris-Saclay ERC Candidates (Since 2015). Since 2013 he is a Fellow of the National Academy of Technology of France and Secretary General of Euro-CASE (the Network of Academies of Technologies in Europe) from 2017 to 2021.
He received the Lamb Award from the French Academy of Sciences in 1999 and the CEA Applied Science Award in 1998.
He is Knight of the Légion d’Honneur and Officer of the Ordre National du Mérite.
Jean-Pierre Chevalier trained as a physicist at Cambridge (M.A., Ph.D.) and is currently emeritus professor in the field of materials. He is a fellow of the NATF. He previously held the chair of industrial materials at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers and was head of the engineering department of the Agence National de la Recherche.
Patrick Ledermann is a member of the national academy of technologies of France, scientific advisor to the director of energies, CEA, and chairman of the nuclear development committee, OECD nuclear energy agency.
Dr. Jacques Lukasik is a physicist, with a background in non-linear optics and lasers. He is a former Senior VP and Chief Scientific Officer of LAFARGE. A Fellow of the NATF he is also an Associate foreign member of the Civil Engineering Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Between 2011 and 2016, he was appointed Secretary General of Euro-CASE.
Bruno Revellin-Falcoz was born in 1941. Graduated in 1964 from SUPAERO.
Joined the Dassault Aviation Design Department in 1966. Focused his activities on new techniques and advanced military and civil programs, both on national and international level. Appointed Senior Vice President Research, Design and Engineering in 05/1982, he is in charge of all the technical programs (The family of business jets Falcon, Mirage 2000 and Rafale fighters).
Vice Chairman in 2000. Leaves Dassault Aviation, after 45 years in the company. Member of the scientific advisory board of Office Parlementaire d’Etude des Choix Scientifiques et Technologiques (2010-2015). Member of the Air and Space Academy of France. Great Prize 2008 of « Ingenieurs de France ». Corresponding member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW). Vice-Chairman of the European Institute of Innovation and Technologies (EIT) 2012-2018.President (2011/2012) of the National Academy of Technologies of France, then Honorary President and Delegate for Foreign Affairs (2013/2021). Member of the Euro-CASE Board (2013/2021)