Tunisian Association of Young Astronomers


Dr. Roger FERLET

Doctorat d'Etat (PhD) at University of Paris VII
Director of Research 1st class CNRS - Emeritus
Former Research Fellow at ESO (European Southern Observatory)

- Former member of the French National Committee of Scientific Research.
- Former member of the Research Directorate at the French Ministry of National Education and Research.
- Former member of different committees related to French astrophysics.
- Former President of the "Société Astronomique de France".
- Former editor-in-chief of the magazine "L'Astronomie".
- Former President of F-HOU ("Hands-On Universe - France"); co-coordinator of the European project EU-HOU (silver medal in 2009 from the European Commission in the field of education and training).
- Former President of "Parc aux Etoiles"
- President of "Route des observatoires"
Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU); secretary of IAU Commission "World Heritage and Astronomy"

Fields of research:
Interstellar matter; circumstellar media and debris disks; dark matter;
Extrasolar planets and exospheres.
Former head of the IAP team "Exoplanets and interstellar medium";

230 peer-refereed articles (H index 64),
45 invited papers in international conferences,
8 chapters in books,
212 contributed papers in conferences and popularization articles.
Co-Direction of the book "Le Grand Livre du Ciel", 1999, Bordas,
new edition in 2001 and 2005 ("Le Larousse du Ciel"), about 30 000 copies.
Co-Direction of the book "Mathématiques et astronomie", 2005, Pole Editions.
Book: "Mesurer le temps avec les étoiles", 2019, Hachette.

Prize "des Dames" of the "Société Astronomique de France";
Janssen Prize of the "Société Astronomique de France".
Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite.
Chevalier des Palmes Académiques.

Email: ferlet@iap.fr

Mobile: 33 (1) 44 32 80 74