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CV of Franck VARENNE

 

DEGREES & POSITIONS

 

Associate Professor of Epistemology at the University of Rouen (since 2005)

Former Director of the Department of Philosophy - University of Rouen (2009-2011) www.univ-rouen.fr/DPPH/0/fiche_structure/

Member of the GEMASS-Lab (Groupe d'Etude des Méthodes de l'Analyse Sociologique de la Sorbonne) - UMR 8598 / CNRS / Paris 4 - Sorbonne  www.gemas.fr/ (since 2006)

 

 

MS in Physics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the "Grande Ecole" Supélec - 1993 - www.supelec.fr/374_p_14603/welcome.html

MA in Philosophy (Maitrise at the Sorbonne) -1994

CAPES in Philosophy (public entry examination) -1995

MA in Contemporary History (University of Lyon - DEA - 2000)

PhD in History and Philosophy of Sciences with greatest Honours (University of Lyon - 2004)
Subject of the PhD : "The Fate of formalism - About the forms of Plants. Practices and epistemologies of models and simulations since the emergence of computers" (in french)

 

RESEARCH

Main Research Theme : history and epistemology of models and simulations

Member of the Scientific Committee of the Summer School "Agent Based Models for Spatial Systems in Social Sciences & Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents", ABM S4 ESHIA, La londe les Maures, 2007, September 17-22.


Member of the team ANR*-COSMAGEMS -2007-2009 : "Corpus of Ontologies for Multi-Agent Systems Applied to Social Sciences"(dir. Denis Phan - CNRS - GEMAS)

www.gemas.fr/dphan/cosmagems/
 

Member of the team ANR*-TRANSMONDYN -2011-2014: www.transmondyn.parisgeo.cnrs.fr/


(*ANR : French National Research Agency)

 

1993 and 1996 : Research Engineer (3 months + 12 months) in atomic physics and metrology at the Laboratory of Atomic Clock of the CNRS (Orsay), now part of the SYRTE-Lab CNRS/UMR 8630 :

syrte.obspm.fr/gen/accueil_en.php
 

Nature of my research then :

1- Instrumentation of an experiment of cesium atoms cooling through a magneto-optic trap.
2- Experimentation on a micro-wave cavity of an atomic clock. Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation of the behavior of this cavity (under the supervision of Prof. Pierre Cérez, Noël Dimarcq and Bertrand Boussert).


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