Charles J. Joachain#


Charles J. Joachain
Email:cjoacha 'at' ulb.ac.be
Membership Number:2375
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:BELGIUM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:cjoachain
Homepage: http:/homepages.ulb.ac.be/~cjoacha





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2002-present Professeur ordinaire émérite, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • 2002-present Professeur honoraire, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la Neuve
  • 1999-2004 Invited Professor (Alexander von Humboldt Award) at the Max Planck Institut für Quantenoptik (Garching, Germany)
  • 1987 Invited Professor at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI)
  • 1984-2002 Professor, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la Neuve
  • 1978-2002 Professeur ordinaire, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • 1974-2002 Director of the Service de Physique Atomique Théorique, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • 1971-1978 Professeur extraordinaire, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • 1969-1970 Invited Professor at the University of California (Berkeley) and the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
  • 1968-1971 Chargé de cours, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • 1965-1966 Postdoctoral Research Physicist at the University of California (Berkeley) and the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
  • 1965-1971 Chargé de cours associé, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • 1963 Ph.D. Physics Université Libre de Bruxelles

Fields of Scholarship
  • Theoretical physics, in particular quantum collision theory and the interaction of intense laser fields with matter

Honours and Awards
  • 1956 Prize of the European Research Associates
  • 1963 Prix Scientifique Louis Empain, Sciences Physiques
  • 1964-1965 Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation
  • 1974 Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK)
  • 1977 Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 1980-1981 Chairman of the Department of Physics of the Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • 1981-1984 Deputy Editor, Journal of Physics B.
  • 1984-1990 Co-Editor, Europhysics Letters
  • 1984-1993 Chairman of the Section of Electronic and Atomic Collisions of the European Physical Society
  • 1987-1989 President of the Belgian Physical Society
  • 1989 Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Durham (UK)
  • 1992-1996 Member of the Physics Panel of the European Community (Third and Fourth Framework Programmes)
  • 1998-2000 Co-Editor, European Physical Journal D.
  • 1998 Alexander von Humboldt Research Award
  • 2003 Member of the Editorial Board of « Advances in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics »
  • 2004 Member of the Académie Royale de Belgique (Classe des Sciences)
  • 2006 President of the Institut des Hautes Etudes de Belgique
  • 2006 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2007 Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 Blaise Pascal Medal in Physics of the European Academy of Sciences
  • 2015 Director of the "Classe des Sciences " of the Académie Royale de Belgique
  • 2015 President of the Académie Royale de Belgique


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