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Upcoming events

  • PhD Defense - Qussay JARRAR - ED SPI
    July 8, 2022
    Development of a knowledge based decision-aid framework for managing the additive manufacturing value chain
  • CFM 2022 (French Mechanics Congress) in Nantes
    August 29, 2022 - September 2, 2022
    CFM (French Mechanics Congress) brings together the French and French-speaking community in the field of mechanics under the aegis of the Association Française de Mécanique (AFM). The 2022 edition will be hosted in Nantes, from 29 August to 2 September. It is organised by Centrale Nantes, the CNRS, alongside Nantes University, the University of La Rochelle and the École Navale.




Latest News


  • Meet our Researchers: Vincent Leroy
    June 30, 2022
    Meet the people behind the research at Centrale Nantes in our series of video interviews. In this edition we meet assistant professor Vincent Leroy in the LHEEA Laboratory - a young researcher working on offshore wind.
  • Meet Rebecca Fribourg, Luciano Vidal and Emma Biard at the next TEDxRennes
    June 25, 2022
    Come along to the next TEDxRennes to meet Rebecca Fribourg, Associate Professor at Centrale Nantes, Luciano Vidal, researcher in the GeM Institute and Emma Biard, a recent Centrale Nantes graduate. All three will be speaking at the next edition on 25 June.
  • Meet our Researchers: Myriam Servières
    May 12, 2022
    Meet the people behind the research at Centrale Nantes in our series of video interviews. In our fourth edition of 2022, we meet Myriam Servières, Deputy Director of the Ambiances, Architectures, Urbanités Laboratory
  • A Conference with Colin Bonatti on ‘Modeling history-dependent material behavior using Recurrent Neural Networks’
    April 7, 2022
    Colin Bonatti, post-doctoral fellow with the Chair of Artificial Intelligence in Mechanics and Manufacturing, MAVT Department at ETH Zurich, will give a conference on Thursday 7 April 2022 at 2 pm at Centrale Nantes.
  • Meet our Researchers: Jean-Yves Hascoët
    April 7, 2022
    Meet the people behind the research at Centrale Nantes in our series of video interviews. In our third edition of 2022, we meet Jean-Yves Hascoët, of the Research Institute in Civil and Mechanical Engineering (GeM).
  • SEM-REV 2.0 kicks off
    April 5, 2022
    Work began offshore ten years ago on installing the export cable, thereby making SEM-REV - Centrale Nantes' offshore test site - a reality. Since then the site has certainly lived up to its initial promise.
  • ADDITIVE4RAIL: A new partnership to produce train maintenance parts on demand
    April 5, 2022
    SNCF, Centrale Nantes, VLM Robotics and 4DPioneers are today launching the Additive4Rail consortium with state support. The aim is to speed up the industrialisation of additive manufacturing technologies in order to streamline train maintenance and reduce costs by producing components piecemeal or in small batch runs. The four partners have set up a production line in Saintes to manufacture and repair metal parts, with a view to transforming railway maintenance.
  • Analysis of 10 years of SEM-REV metocean data made public
    March 30, 2022
    The SEM-REV offshore test site is tasked with meeting the R&D challenges of Marine Renewable Energy technologies. To this end, measurements have been made on the offshore site since 2009. SEM-REV has just published a report summarising the meteorological and oceanic data from the site, located off the coast of Le Croisic.
  • PIAFF&CO: Project launched to monitor birds and bats around offshore wind farms
    March 22, 2022
    Offshore wind environmental monitoring and impact studies are an important component of the research conducted at the SEM-REV offshore test site. The PIAFF&CO project will improve knowledge of flying fauna - birds and bats - in the vicinity of offshore wind farms. The project is run by Centrale Nantes in conjunction with the Centre d'Écologie et des Sciences de la Conservation du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, the St Nazaire offshore wind farm and BW Ideol.
  • Nicolas Moës awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Liège
    March 19, 2022
    Centrale Nantes Professor Nicolas Moës, of the Research Institute for Civil and Mechanical Engineering (GeM) and elected member of the Académie des sciences, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Liège on 19 March.
  • Meet our Researchers: Alain Bernard
    March 10, 2022
    Meet the people behind the research at Centrale Nantes in our series of video interviews. In our second edition of 2022, we meet Alain Bernard, Emeritus Professor of the Laboratory of Digital Sciences of Nantes (LS2N).
  • The National Roadmap for Research Infrastructures 2021 established by the MESRI was published on March 8, 2022.
    March 8, 2022
    The French Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) announced on 21 October 2021 the inclusion of THeoREM on the 2021 National Roadmap for Research Infrastructures. This roadmap was published on 08 March 2022.
  • "Nuit Blanche des Chercheurs" in Nantes
    January 27, 2022
    Nantes University and Stereolux are joining forces for the 6th consecutive year for the "Nuit Blanche des Chercheurs". This evening event on 27 January, from 6pm onwards, is designed for the public to come and meet researchers. With a broad programme for all tastes, everyone can take part.
  • Vincent Lostanlen and his LS2N research team successfully establish the basic technology for a wireless, battery-free acoustic biosensor
    January 24, 2022
    Researchers from the Laboratory of Digital Sciences of Nantes (LS2N) successfully established the basic technology for a wireless, battery-free acoustic biosensor. The result of their work was awarded the Best Paper Award at the Second International Workshop on the Internet of Sounds (IWIS 2021), organised in September 2021 by the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Trento (Italy).
  • Meet our Researchers: Luisa Silva
    January 21, 2022
    Meet the people behind the research at Centrale Nantes in our series of video interviews. In our first edition of 2022, we meet Professor Luisa Silva of the Research Institute in Civil and Mechanical Engineering (GeM).
Published on February 5, 2016 Updated on May 25, 2022