Aller au menu Aller au contenu
Grenoble INP
Innovating for a Sustainable Future

Institut polytechnique de Grenoble

Grenoble Institute of Technology
Innovating for a Sustainable Future

Brigitte Plateau appointed Président of Grenoble Institute of Technology

Updated on February 9, 2014
A+Augmenter la taille du texteA-Réduire la taille du texteImprimer le documentTélécharger au format PDFEnvoyer cette page par mail Partagez cet article Facebook Twitter Linked In Google+ Viadeo

Brigitte Plateau was appointed President of Grenoble Institute of Technology on Monday, February 20, 2012 by the Institute’s three newly-formed boards (the Board of Directors, the Scientific Board, and the Academic Affairs and Campus Life Board). She succeeds Paul Jacquet for a term beginning on February 28, 2012.

img_1329754974177.jpg

img_1329754974177.jpg

Until her appointment as President, Ms. Plateau was Director of Grenoble Institute of Technology's Ensimag school of informatics, applied mathematics, and telecommunications. She is the first female President in Grenoble Institute of Technology's 100-year history.
 
Setting an ambitious course for Grenoble Institute of Technology

Ms. Plateau's strategy for Grenoble Institute of Technology will focus on raising the Institute's profile locally, nationally, and internationally. "Grenoble Institute of Technology is a leader in innovation. The Institute enjoys a prime location in the heart of one of the world's leading centers for scientific research. We must now leverage these unique strengths to anchor Grenoble Institute of Technology's position as a premier center for research and engineering in Grenoble, across France, and around the world."

Building a stronger future on rigorous academic programs

Grenoble Institute of Technology has built a solid reputation for excellence in academics. In the coming years, strong academic programs will serve as a foundation for:
  • Enhancing the reputation and notoriety of the Institute's teaching and research activities across all programs, from state-certified engineering, Master's, PhD, and dual-degree programs through to the school's certificate programs
  • Diversifying student recruitment while maintaining the current level of academic excellence
  • Promoting excellence across all Grenoble Institute of Technology schools through a common strategy and shared resources
Striving for excellence in the international research community

Grenoble Institute of Technology conducts research in partnership with CNRS (France's national center for scientific research) through CNRS joint research units. The Institute's research strategy aims to meet two objectives:
  • Achieve recognition as a leader in the Institute's flagship disciplines
  • Secure research grants from local, national, EU, and international organizations for projects that address society's major challenges
Leveraging international relations to drive growth

  • International relations, a priority at Grenoble Institute of Technology, will play a key role in bringing in top students and faculty and making the Institute's degree programs attractive to both students and employers
  • Grenoble Institute of Technology will remodel its academic programs to bolster Grenoble's reputation as an international hub for research
  • The Institute will develop special degree programs for international students through new partnerships with leading universities around the world
  • International mobility will be encouraged and facilitatedwhether for students, faculty, or staffmost notably through the Cluster Network, the main pillar of Grenoble Institute of Technology's European policy
Enhancing corporate relations through new and expanded partnerships

  • Grenoble Institute of Technology has a long history of close partnerships with businesses. The Institute will ramp up its corporate relations efforts to build new partnerships designed to meet the needs of tomorrow's businessesand help solve tomorrow's global challenges.
The Institute's corporate relations strategy will include strong commitments to employability, ethics, and sustainable development.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

About Brigitte Plateau

Ms. Plateau has acquired both the skills and experience to achieve the ambitious goals she has set for Grenoble Institute of Technology. Her qualifications include a teaching degree from France's prestigious École normale supérieure as well as France's highly-selective agrégé certification in mathematics education. She is also a certified university professor and holds a PhD in Informatics from the University of Paris XI. 
Ms. Plateau began her career as a researcher at CNRS, France's national center for scientific research. She then taught at the University of Maryland in the United States before coming to Grenoble Institute of Technology in 1988. She founded and directed the 500-person Grenoble Informatics Lab (LIG), which received an A+ rating from French research accreditation council AERES in 2010. Her research examines information systems performance, with a particular focus on distributed and parallel systems. She also studies waiting systems, distributed algorithmics, and massively parallel calculation (programming and observation).
Ms. Plateau has served as Director of Ensimag (Grenoble Institute of Technology's school of informatics, applied mathematics, and telecommunications) since November 2010. She sits on a number of national scientific boards including those at CNRS, ANR, INRIA, and MESR. She received the French Knight of the Legion of Honor medal in February 2011. 

A+Augmenter la taille du texteA-Réduire la taille du texteImprimer le documentTélécharger au format PDFEnvoyer cette page par mail Partagez cet article Facebook Twitter Linked In Google+ Viadeo

Written by Xavier Oster

Date of update February 9, 2014

Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes
×
To improve the quality of this site and the service rendered to the user, we use cookies audience measurement. By continuing your visit to this site, you agree to our use of cookies for this purpose. More