Véronique Dehant#


Véronique Dehant
Email:v.dehant 'at' oma.be
Membership Number:1942
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:BELGIUM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:vdehant
Elected:1999
Homepage: http://homepage.oma.be/veroniq/index.php



Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2009 Extraordinary Professor at UCL
  • since 2004 Part time Lecturer at Université de Nantes, France
  • 2000-2009 Part time Professor at UCL
  • 1998-2000 Part time Lecturer at UCL
  • 1991-1998 Invited Lecturer at UCL
  • since 1994 Head of Section at ROB
  • since 1993 Project Leader and Senior Research Scientist at ROB
  • 1990-1993 Senior Research Scientist at FNRS
  • 1986-1990 Post-doctoral Researcher at FNRS
  • 1982-1986 Graduate Research Assistant at Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS)
  • Graduate Research Assistant at UCL

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geodesy and geophysics, with specific interest in Earth/Mars/Mercury rotation/libration and interior modeling
  • Gravity studies of Mars/Venus/Mercury

Honours and Awards
  • la Plus Grande Distinction (highest level) for graduation
  • la Plus Grande Distinction (highest level) for master
  • la Plus Grande Distinction (highest level) for PhD thesis
  • Award Charles Lagrange, prix quadriennal de la Classe des Sciences de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts, 1988
  • IAG Fellow, 1991
  • Bomford Price of IAG, 1999
  • Member of the Academia Europaea, 1999
  • Vening Meinesz Medal of the European Geophysical Society, 2003
  • Descartes Prize of the European Union, 2003
  • AGU Fellow, 2007
  • “Membre Correspondant” of the BdL (Bureau des Longitudes), 2008
  • Bronze Medal (third place, 5000€ donated to the Annual Scholarship Programme of the International Space University (ISU)) for Apophis Mission Design from the Planetary Society, 2008


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