Scientific news

Monday, 30 November, 2015
Jean Bernard Lasserre reçoit 2 prix de l'INFORMS Jean-Bernard Lasserre, already granted in 2014 (ERC Advanced Grant), received two awards at the INFORMS Conference 2015. "John von Neumann Theory Prize", awarded by INFORMS and the "Khachiyan Prize" of the INFORMS Society of Optimization.
Thursday, 20 August, 2015
"Adaptive hyperspectral imager: design, modeling, and control", from Scot McGregor, Simon Lacroix and Antoine Monmayrant has been declared Paper of the week in Journal of Optics. This paper illustrates the concept of a simple adaptive method of hyperspectral imaging with the possibility for near snapshot imaging of spatially sparse scenes by modelling and computer simulations, and validate it with preliminary experiments.
Friday, 20 March, 2015
The article titled "Effect of injection current and temperature on signal strength in a laser diode optical feedback interferometer" of Jalal Al Roumy (OSE team), published in Applied Optics in January 2015, has been selected by the Optical Society of America (OSA) for inclusion in the " Spotlight on Optics "which highlights the best work published by OSA.
Thursday, 27 November, 2014
During he 7th Franco-Spanish Day CMC2 / IBERNAM (MicroCapteurs Chimiques français / Spanish Network of Micro and Nanosystems) in Bilbao (Spain), our colleague Aliki Tsopela (MICA group) received the Club Award 2014 for Chemical microsensors for her invited talk «Electrochemical lab on-chip biosensors for the detection of water pollutants ».
Monday, 24 November, 2014 - 08:00 to Sunday, 30 November, 2014 - 19:00
LAAS-CNRS, through its Robotics teams, is one of the partners of the European Robotics Week, which will be held from November 24 to 30 in the Cité de l'Espace in Toulouse. Several events will be organized during the week, as the RoCKIn robots challenge, the National Days o Interactive robotics or the meeting organized by MPI "Robotics together: European regions' meeting".
Friday, 21 November, 2014
LAAS-CNRS, Tunisie Telecom and QoS Design, start-up from the LAAS will collaborate in the field of new telecommunications technologies, following the agreement signed last September. This collaboration, built on a true public / private partnership is a first step to meet the challenges of next generation networks, fixed lines, mobile and optical. The CNRS Innovation newsletter devotes an article to this agreement.
Thursday, 20 November, 2014
During the Internationale Conference On Humanoid Robots, 18-20 november, 2014, in Madrid, Mehdi Benallegue and Florent Lamiraux (Gepetto team), received the price Mike Stilman rewarding the most original and innovative works for their presentation "Humanoid flexibility deformation can be efficiently estimated using only inertial measurement units and contact information"
Wednesday, 12 November, 2014
Rosetta and Philae © ESA As part of the Mission Rosetta, the lander Philae will try to land on the comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko during the afternoon of wednesday November 12th. The french space museum "La Cité de l'espace" will broadcast the event in the presence of our ROC team, which participated in the mission on behalf of the CNES by creating a scheduling software to optimize the planning of experiments. © ESA
Wednesday, 8 October, 2014
The MOMA (Modeling integrated nano structured energetic Materials) PUF project, based on a partnership between University of Texas at Dallas and the Centre national de la recherche scientifique, has led to significant discoveries relating to the modelling of energetic materials, ATLab, a new international lab focusing on nanotechnology, and gathered a team of 16 French and American faculty members and 26 students. The project was coordinated by Dr. Alain Estève, researcher at the N2IS Team of LAAS-CNRS, and by Dr. Yves Chabal, who is Professor of Materials Science, director of the Laboratory for Surface and Nanostructure Modification (LSNM) and Head of the department of Material Sciences and Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas.