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Prof. Manoj Chaudhury and Professor Anand Jagota awarded distinguished Visiting Professorships in Paris

Prof. Manoj Chaudhury, the Fanklin J. Howes Jr. Distinguished Professor, and Professor Anand Jagota, the Robert W. Wieseman 1916 Professor, have each been awarded a joint ESPCI ParisTech-Michelin Visiting Professorship. The professorship is supported by the Michelin Chair and will allow Dr. Chaudhury and Dr. Jagota to spend approximately one month at the Ecole Superieure de Physique et De Chimie Industrielles de La Ville Paris (ESPCI ParisTech), collaborating with research groups in the field of material science. In addition, during the visit, Dr. Chaudhury and Dr. Jagota will also deliver seminars at the Research and Development Center of Michelin.

ESPCI ParisTech is a major institution of research and higher education ("Grande École d’ingénieurs"), established by the City of Paris in 1882 and has strong ties with industrial innovation. For over a century the School has attracted leading scientific innovators like Nobel Prize laureates Pierre and Marie Curie, Paul Langevin, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, and Georges Charpak, who continue to contribute to the institution’s international reputation.

Michelin is a leading tire company, that manufactures tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles/motorcycles, earthmovers, farm equipment and trucks. Founded in 1889, Michelin is headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France, and has operations in more than 170 countries, employing over 111,200 employees.

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Article Published 2-18-2015

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