After receiving a CNRS medal in 2016, Catherine Picart was rewarded by the Academy of Sciences for her research work. Catherine Picart is a professor at Grenoble INP - Phelma and a researcher at LMGP (UMR-CNRS, Grenoble INP). As of September 1st, she has been on provisional assignment as head of the IRIG Health Department (Institute for Interdisciplinary Research in Grenoble). Catherine Picart is an internationally recognized expert on biomaterials, bioactive surfaces and their applications.
After coordinating the European project H2020 NEREID (2015-2018) dedicated to the European Nanoelectronics Roadmap, Francis Balestra, Director of Research at the CNRS, Deputy Vice President of Grenoble INP in charge of Europe, and member of the Governing Board of the European Sinano Institute, coordinates the European activities of the International Roadmap IRDS (InternationalRoadmap for Devices and Systems).
The institutions of the new University Grenoble Alpes that is going to be created on 1st January 2020 are engaging in the process of obtaining the label for their strategies by following the European procedure called HRS4R (Human Resources Strategy for Researchers).
After coming in the Top 50 in 6 disciplines in the rankings by academic subject, Univ. Grenoble Alpes goes one step beyond, entering the Shanghai Global Ranking’s Top 150 best world universities, published on 15 August, 2019.
From November 6th to November 9th, 2019, for the third year in a row, Grenoble INP - Esisar will host the European final of the largest academic cyber security competition in the world: the Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW); in partnership with New York University, NYU Abu Dhabi and the Indian Institute of Technology.
8 engineering students from Grenoble INP, institute of engineering (6 from Genie Industriel and 2 from Ensimag) participated at the Summer Camp on Technology and Culture, which took place from July 8th to July 19th 2019 in India. This is one of the actions planned as part of IDEX INDDEP project to develop international relationships with India, building on our partnership with Amrita University.
Ginsen summer school (for “Grenoble International Smart Engineering”) has ended after 5 intense weeks, rich in scientific courses, humanities classes and cultural activities. From June 11 to July 12, Grenoble INP welcomed 28 students from Nigeria, Hong Kong, South Korea, the USA, Australia, India, and the UK.