Guillaume Balarac

Guillaume Balarac, turbulence simulator

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Turbulence is a mysterious phenomenon in fluid mechanics. Although it has been observed and studied for centuries, it still holds secrets that physicists and mathematicians strive to unlock. Guillaume Balarac is part of this research community.…
Véronique Bellon-Maurel

Véronique Bellon-Maurel: from infrared spectroscopy to digital agriculture

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Measuring and quantifying have informed Véronique Bellon-Maurel's entire scientific career. A pioneer in near infrared spectroscopy, the researcher's work has ranged from analyzing fruit to digital agriculture. Over the course of her fundamental…
applis mobiles, mobile apps

Do mobile apps for kids respect privacy rights?

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The number of mobile applications for children is rapidly increasing. An entire market segment is taking shape to reach this target audience. Just like adults, the personal data issue applies to these younger audiences. Grazia Cecere, a researcher…
Mihai Miron

Ioan-Mihai Miron: Magnetism and Memory

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Ioan Mihai Miron’s research in spintronics focuses on new magnetic systems for storing information. The research carried out at Spintec laboratory in Grenoble is still young, having begun in 2011. However, it already represents major potential…

OMNI: transferring social sciences and humanities to the digital society

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I’MTech is dedicating a series of articles to success stories from research partnerships supported by the Télécom & Société Numérique Carnot Institute (TSN), to which IMT Atlantique belongs. [divider style="normal" top="20" bottom="20"] Technology…

What is photomechanics?

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How can we measure the deformation of a stratospheric balloon composed only of an envelope a few micrometers thick? It is impossible to attach a sensor to it because this would distort the envelope’s behavior... Photomechanics, which refers…
TechDay, fabrication additive, additive manufacturing

What are the latest innovations in additive manufacturing?

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Although additive manufacturing is already fully integrated into industrial processes, it is continuing to develop thanks to new advances in technology. The Additive Manufacturing Tech’Day, co-organized by IMT Mines Alès and Materiautech…

When Science Fiction Helps Popularize Science – An Interview with Roland Lehoucq

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What is energy? What is power? Roland Lehoucq, an astrophysicist at CEA and professor at École Polytechnique and Sciences Po, uses Science Fiction to help explain scientific principles to the general public. Star Wars, Interstellar, The Martian……
Annales des Mines, Union numérique européenne, Réalités industrielles

The European digital union

This issue of Réalités Industrielles is devoted to several subjects central to European Commission's strategy, such as the data economy, the economic and social functions of online platforms, and cybersecurity.   To build a Digital…
Roisin Owens received a ERC Consolidator Grant to carry on her work in the filed of bioelectronics.

Roisin Owens scores a hat-trick with the award of a third ERC grant

In December 2016, Roisin Owens received a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). Following her 2011 Starting Grant and her 2014 Proof of Concept Grant, it is therefore the third time the ERC rewards the quality of the projects…