François R. Bouchet - Curriculum Vitae#

Directeur de recherches, CNRS & Sorbonne Université, Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris

  • Engineer Diploma of the "École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielle", Paris (1980)
  • Master in Theoretical Physics, Paris VI University, France (1980)
  • Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, Paris VI (1983) Growth of Primordial Fluctuations and Distribution of Galaxies
  • "Habilitation à diriger des recherches" (1992) The large scale structures of the Universe


281 refereed papers, plus 73 conference proceedings or lecture notes, and 31 other scientific publications. h-index >= 100 since september 2018, according to ADS)


Advisor for 5 PhDs, Co-advisor for 7 PhDs


  • Planck ESA Mission: “Deputy PI” of the international consortium who built the HFI cosmological instrument of Planck.
  • Science Coordinator of the Planck-HFI consortium, since 1992 inception.
  • Head (2001-2004) of the French Data Processing Center (DPC) of the Planck data
  • Head (2005-2018) of the overall HFI instrument data processing
  • Lead of various Planck-wide Working Groups, and scientific projects (in particular the central “Temperature and Polarization Power spectra and likelihood functions”, the most downloaded product of the collaboration.
  • Head of the CMB/Planck team at IAP/CNRS in Paris (1992-2018)


  • Member of many scientific Boards in France for various institutions
  • Served in a number of international committees, for hiring director’s level positions at prestigious institutions in France and abroad, or for Institute review.

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