Jean-Marie André#


Long CV(info)

1. University Degrees

  • Licencié en Sciences Chimiques (B.Sc.), Université Catholique de Louvain, 1965
  • B.Sc. thesis : - Etude comparative des méthodes de Hückel et de l'électron libre (Comparative study of Hückel and free electron models)
  • Docteur en Sciences (Ph.D.), Université Catholique de Louvain, 1968
  • Ph.D. thesis : - Etude théorique de la structure de bandes des systèmes périodiques (Theoretical study of the structure of energy bands in periodic systems)
  • Auxiliary Ph.D. report : - La stabilité du code génétique (The stability of the genetic code)


2. Successive Positions

  • 1965-1968: Ph.D. Research Fellowship from IRSIA, Laboratoire de Chimie Quantique, Université Catholique de Louvain (Prof. G. Leroy)
  • 1968: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship NATO, IBM Research, San Jose (Prof. E. Clementi)
  • 1968-1970: Research Assistant (National Fund for Scientific Research - Belgium), Laboratoire de Chimie Quantique, Université Catholique de Louvain (Prof. G. Leroy)
  • 1969: World Trade visiting scientist, IBM Research, San Jose (Prof. E. Clementi)
  • 1970-1971: Senior Research Assistant (National Fund for Scientific Research - Belgium), Laboratoire de Chimie Quantique, Université Catholique de Louvain (Prof. G. Leroy)
  • 1971-1974: Associate Professor, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Laboratoire de Chimie Théorique Appliquée
  • 1974-... Full Professor, with tenure, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur
  • 1974-... Director of the laboratory of applied theoretical chemistry
  • 1983: Visiting Scientist, IBM Poughkeepsie
  • 1992: Visiting Professor, CRS4, Cagliari
  • 2001: Visiting Professor, Chemistry Department, University of Arizona, Tucson

3. Scientific work

  • 7 books, Plenum (1975), Reidel (1978), Springer (1980), Reidel (1984), World Scientific (1990), Presses Universitaires de Namur (1997)
  • ± 330 scientific papers
  • ± 210 invited lectures

4. Awards, Honors
  • 1969 Prix Pierre BRUYLANTS, Chemici Lovanienses
  • 1969 Prix Jean STAS, Académie Royale de Belgique
  • 1970 Prix de l'Académie des Arts, des Sciences et des Belles Lettres du Hainaut
  • 1970 Prix Louis EMPAIN, Fondation Universitaire
  • 1979 Prix Agathon de POTTER, Académie Royale de Belgique
  • 1981 Corresponding Member of the European Academy of Science, Arts and Letters
  • 1983 Prix triennal de la Société Chimique de Belgique (Société Royale de Chimie)
  • 1984 Annual Medal of the "International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science"
  • 1986 Honorary member of the Polish Chemical Society
  • 1986 Titulaire de la chaire Francqui à titre belge à l' "Universitair Instelling te Antwerpen " sur le sujet "Quantum Theory of Polymers"
  • 1990 Officer of the Order of King Leopold
  • 1991 Prix Francqui, Fondation Francqui
  • 1991-2000 Member of the Board of the University of Namur in charge of Research
  • 1991-2000 Member of the Chemical Physics Committee of the Belgian National Science Foundation (FNRS)
  • 1992 Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium
  • 1995 Docteur Honoris Causa Université de Varsovie
  • 1995 Member of the European Academy of Science, Arts and Letters)
  • 2000 Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium
  • 2002 Member of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science (IAQMS)
  • 2003-2009 Member of the PESC-ESF committee (Physical and Engineering Standing Committee of the European Science Foundation)
  • 2004 Member of the European Academy of Science
  • 2007 Vice-directeur de la classe des sciences de l'Académie Royale de Belgique
  • 2007 Concurrent Professor of the Nanjing University
  • 2007 Great Officer of the Order of the Crown
  • 2008 President of the Royal Academy of Science
  • 2008 Director of the Class of Science of the Royal Academy of Belgium
  • 2008 Member of the Board of the Superior Institute of Music and Pedagogy
  • 2009 President of the Collège Belgique
  • 2009 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2009 Member of the Board of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science (IAQMS)

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