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Pierre Binetruy

Pierre Binetruy

Visiting Professor, SITP

About

Pierre Binétruy is a professor at Paris Diderot University and was the director of the AstroParticle and Cosmology (APC) laboratory in Paris from its creation in 2006 till the end of 2013. HE received his Ph.D in theoretical physics from CERN. He is a former director of the European research group ”Supersymmetry” (1997-2004), chair of the Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (2008-2010) and of the Fundamental Physics Roadmap Committee (2009-2010) of ESA; he is a present member of the European Space Science Committee (ESF). He was from 2011 to 2014 member of the Science Program Committee of SLAC. His present research focuses on inflation models, dark energy and gravitational waves. He has the responsibility of the French contribution to the LISA mission.