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Doctoral School 397



ED 397


◊ Director


nadine.witkowski @ sorbonne-universite.fr


◊ Deputy Director

Maguy Jaber

maguy.jaber @ sorbonne-universite.fr


◊ Secretary.


UPMC, Campus de Jussieu Tour 32 42, 120

hakima.si_bachir @ sorbonne-universite.fr
(catherine.boudeau @ upmc.fr)


◊ Committee members ED 397. 

Nadine Witkowski (Director) (PR SU, Institut des Nanosciences de Paris)

Maguy Jaber (deputy director) (PR SU, Laboratoire d'Archéologie Moléculaire et Structurale)

Yvette Tran (MCF PSL, Sciences et Ingénierie de la Matière Molle)

Frédéric Datchi (DR CNRS, Institut de Minéralogie, de Physique des Matériaux et de Cosmochimie)

Marco Faustini (MCF SU, Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris)


◊ Doctorant candidates representatives

Gaëtan Grimaldi d'Esdra (SIMM) gaetan.grimaldi-desdra @ espci.fr
Yacine Mazouzi (LRS) yacine.mazouzi @ upmc.fr
Nicolas Moghaddam  (LPEM) nicolas.moghaddam @ espci.fr
Anh-Vu Nguyen Le (CBI) anh-vu.nguyen-le @ espci.fr

Gaëlle RONDEPIERRE (SIMM) gaelle.rondepierre@espci.fr (gaelle.rondepierre @ espci.fr)

Valentin PUCHELLE (IPCM) valentin.puchelle @ upmc.fr


The PhD Representatives play a central role as they act as a link between the ED 397 staff and all PhD students. They organize every year the Doctoral School Days at the Cordeliers Campus

The Representatives are members of the ED 397 Council and actively participate to the Doctoral School Recruitment Procedure.  

Usually, the new Representatives are elected at the occasion of the Doctoral School Days (by all PhD students).


◊ ED 397 Council. 

The composition of the Council is in agreement with recent official national rules (2016) related to the french PhD, as described in: arrêté du 25 mai 2016 .

The members of the Council are: the Representatives of UPMC and associated structures such as PSL, the Representatives of UPMC Physics and Chemistry faculties, the PhD Representatives, and indutrial partners (EADS AIRBUS, L'OREAL, SOLVAY-RHODIA, MICHELIN).

The composition of the Council can be found below:

Télécharger le fichier «Composition Conseil ED 397 2016.pdf» (89.3 KB)

The main objectives of the Council are the following: to orient the actions of the Doctoral School 397, to enhance the scientific organization between PhDs and researchers, to offer improved training to the PhD students in view of their future jobs (academy, industry)...

The Staff of the ED 397 organizes 2 or 3 meetings of the Council per year.




◊ Legal rules

The arrêté du 25 mai 2016 gives all legal rules related to the french PhD.



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