Francis Albarede
Professor of Geochemistry ENS Lyon



Street address:
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
46 allée d'Italie
69364 Lyon Cedex 7, FRANCE
phone: (+33) 472 72 84 14
skype: francis1707
fax: (+33) 472 72 86 77

francis.albarede@ens-lyon.fr
falbarede@gmail.com
fa1@rice.edu

Affiliations:
Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon
Département des Sciences de la Terre
(UMR 5276)
ENS Lyon - Université de Lyon 1 - CNRS

Department of Earth Science, MS 126
Rice University, 6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005




Fields of interest



Education
Maîtrise 1968 Université de Montpellier
Thèse 3ème Cycle 1971 on Zircon U-Pb chronology
(Faculté de Paris 6)
PhD in 1976 on 39Ar-40Ar geochronology in polytectonic areas (University of Paris 7).

Positions held
1971-1977 Maître de Conférences Université de Paris 7
1977-1978 NSF Post-Doctoral Fellow, Caltech: Stable Isotopes in granitic and metamorphic rocks
1979-1991 Professor at Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Geologie in Nancy, France
Currently Professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France



Scientific Publications 

A Few Tricks about Scientific Writing                           Quelques conseils sur l'écriture scientifique

Reference quotations  Citations classiques

My favorite books/Mes livres préférés


Editorial Positions

1985-1993: Associate Editor of Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
1993-2000: Chief Editor of Earth and Planetary Science Letters
1994-1996: Director of the Geochemical Society
2001-2003: President of the European Association of Geochemistry
2000-2004: Editor of the Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth)
2006-2010: Chair of the Pubications Committee of the American Geophysical Union
2010-2012: International Secretary of the American Geophysical Union



Books
1995 Introduction to Geochemical Modeling (Cambridge University Press)
2001 La Géochimie (Gordon and Breach)
2003 Geochemistry: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2nd Edition: 2009)



Vanity Items

1988             Silver Medal CNRS
1994-2004  Senior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France
1996             Miller Professor of the University of California at Berkeley
1998             Geochemistry Fellow (Europ. Ass. Geochem. & Geochem. Soc.)
1999             Crosby Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2000             Steinbach Visiting Scholar (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
2000             Member of the Academia Europae
2000             Norman Bowen Award of the American Geophysical Union
2001             Arthur Holmes Medal of the European Union of Geosciences
2002             Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
2002             Highly Cited Researcher certificate, Institute of Scientific Information
2003             Moore Scholar, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
2003             Nature Lifeline.
2004             Jaeger-Hales Lecturer Australian National University
2006             Invited Professor, Earthquake Research Institute, Tokyo University
2008-2014   Wiess Visiting Professor Rice University, Houston.
2008             VM Goldschmidt Award of the Geochemical Society.
2010             McDonnell Distinguished Fellow of the Washington University, Saint-Louis
2008-2014   Adjunct Faculty at Rice University, Houston.

Civil Distinctions

2006  Chevalier des Palmes Académiques
2008  Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur



My favorite recipes: crême brûlée and foie gras