Discover CNRS Medal of Innovation Laureates 2015
Jérôme Chevalier, Patrick Maestro, Jean-Michel Morel & Sylviane Muller are awarded for outstanding research leading to crucial innovations.
Jérôme Chevalier is an expert in innovative ceramics, and more specifically bioceramics. His work has led to various applications in the biomedical field: orthopedic and dental prosthesis, composites used in surgery, etc. He has also contributed to other fields such as the oil industry.
Patrick Maestro is an expert in the field of materials, and more specifically rare-earth based compounds. Furthermore, he is dedicated to improving relationships between public and private sector.
Jean-Michel Morel is a mathematician specialist of image processing and analysis. His work allows a better miniaturization of cellphones’ cameras, and meets numerous other applications.
Sylviane Muller is a biologist whose team discovered the therapeutic effects of a peptide on an autoimmune disease called lupus.
Discover more about these outstanding researchers here (in French): http://www2.cnrs.fr/presse/communique/4041.htm