Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, director of the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHES) from 1994 to 2013 and honorary professor of the Institute since then, was elected president of Les Amis de l’IHES at the meeting of the Board of Directors of the association that took place on May 31, 2022. He succeeds Valentin Poénaru, former professor of mathematics at Université Paris-Sud (now Université Paris-Saclay), who was president of Les Amis de l’IHES from 2009 to 2022. The Board has decided to appoint him honorary president of the association. Jean-Marc Deshouillers, who was himself president of Les Amis de l’IHES, was elected Secretary. The details of the new governance of Les Amis de l’IHES are available here.
The next event organized by the association will take place on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 5:00 pm (French Time) at IHES in a hybrid format. It will be a conference given by Annie Sainsard-Chanet, former professor at Université Paris-Saclay, entitled “Molecular scissors: a biological revolution” (full information here).
As usual, it will be followed by a musical moment.