Two Michelin Foundation prizes for scientific research


The Academy of sciences paid tribute on Tuesday, November 22 under the dome of the Institut de France to the work of several researchers. Two winners received Michelin Foundation Prizes.

– The 2022 Michelin Foundation – Academy of Sciences Grand Prize was awarded to an experienced scientist: Jean-Louis BARRAT

– The 2022 Michelin Foundation – Academy of Sciences Hope Prize was awarded to a scientist under the age of 40: Sylvia FELD-PAYET

These two Prizes, awarded without condition of nationality to a scientist working in France or in Europe, reward work that makes it possible to advance issues arising from the industrial or business world, for more sustainable mobility, in the one of the scientific and technological fields listed below.

  • Physics of polymer materials
  • Physics of composite materials
  • Elasticity
  • Wear of materials
  • Calculation and simulation
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