Université de Strasbourg

CNRS Gold Medal 2019 presented to Thomas Ebbesen by Emmanuel Macron

27 November 2019

On the evening of Tuesday 26 November 2019, the CNRS Gold Medal, the highest scientific distinction in France, was presented to Thomas Ebbesen by Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, in the presence of Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

Thomas Ebbesen is professor at the University of Strasbourg, director of the International Center for Research in Chemistry (ICFRC) and of the Institute for Advanced Study of the University of Strasbourg (USIAS). He also holds the USIAS Chair in Physical Chemistry of Light-Matter Interactions.

The ceremony took place during a gala dinner at the Palais de la découverte in Paris, during the celebrations of the 80th anniversary of the  French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).



Award ceremony of the CNRS Gold Medal 2019

(The ceremony starts at 1:29:08)

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