Celebration of the Centenary of Louis Michel's Birth (1923-1999)

Marilyn and James Simons Conference Centre (IHES)

Marilyn and James Simons Conference Centre


35 route de Chartres 91440 Bures-sur-Yvette

The year 2023 marks the centenary of the birth of Louis Michel, the first Professor of Theoretical Physics at IHES. On this occasion, Thibault Damour and Slava Rychkov organize a one-day commemoration on May 15, 2023, at IHES

Several presentations will be given by lecturers linked to Louis Michel or to his work:

  • Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, CNRS-IHES
  • Henri Epstein, CNRS-IHES
  • Denis Gratias, CNRS-Institut de Recherche de Chimie Paris
  • David Ruelle, IHES
  • Slava Rychkov, IHES
  • Marjorie Senechal, Smith College
  • Boris Zhilinskii, Univ. du Littoral Côte d’Opale

Organizers: Thibault DAMOUR (IHES) and Slava Rychkov (IHES).

If you want to attend the conference, please fill out the following registration form
Elisabeth Jasserand
    • 2:30 PM 2:45 PM
      Louis Michel et son rôle au sein de l'IHES 15m
      Speaker: Prof. David Ruelle (IHES)
    • 2:45 PM 3:00 PM
      Mes rencontres avec Louis Michel 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon (CNRS-IHES)
    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Quelques souvenirs personnels de Louis Michel 30m
      Speaker: Prof. Henri Epstein (CNRS-IHES)
    • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Coffee break 30m
    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      Louis Michel and the Renormalization Group 30m
      Speaker: Prof. Slava Rychkov (IHES)
    • 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
      L'aventure des quasicristaux 30m
      Speaker: Prof. Denis Gratias (CNRS-IRCP)
    • 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
      Louis Michel : l'action des groupes et la géométrie des réseaux 30m
      Speaker: Prof. Boris Zhilinskii (ULCO)
    • 5:30 PM 6:00 PM
      A gift for Louis: the new aperiodic monotile 30m
      Speaker: Prof. Marjorie Senechal (Smith College)
    • 6:00 PM 6:30 PM
      Country-style Buffet 30m