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Personal information

  • Name: Valérie Vidal
  • Birth date and place: November 23rd, 1975, Arles (France)
  • Nationality: French
  • Address: Laboratoire de Physique, ENS de Lyon - CNRS,
  • 46 Allée d'Italie, 69364 Lyon cedex 07 (France)

    Professional experience

    2020-... CNRS Research Director (Directrice de Recherche CNRS) , Laboratoire de Physique, ENS de Lyon - CNRS UMR 5672 (France)
    2005-2020 Tenured CNRS researcher (Chargée de Recherche CNRS) , Laboratoire de Physique, ENS de Lyon - CNRS UMR 5672 (France)
    2004-2005 Postdoctoral fellow , Laboratorio de Física No Lineal, Universidad de Santiago de Chili (Chili)
    2003-2004 Teaching assistant (ATER) , Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (France)

    Education & Diploma

    2011 HDR (Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches) in Physics, ENS de Lyon (France)
    "Dynamique et Acoustique de Bulles dans les Milieux Complexes" [pdf]
    2004 PhD in Geophysics , Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (France) - under the direction of A. Bonneville & A. Davaille
    "Interaction des différentes échelles de convection dans le manteau terrestre" [pdf]
    2000 Master (DEA) "Statistical Physics and Nonlinear Phenomena", ENS de Lyon (France)
    1999 Agrégation de Physique (competitive national teaching exam, 5th rank), ENS de Lyon (France)
    1996-1998 Undergraduate studies, ENS de Lyon (France)

    Expertise

    since 2020 Scientific expert for Science in microgravity, CNES (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales)
    2019 Temporary member of the Graduate Faculty, Kansas State University (USA)
    since 2018 Member of CoPil (Advisory Board), Labex iMUST (institute for MUltiscale Science & Technologies)
    2015-2018 Member of the Scientific Committee, Rencontre du Non-Linéraire
    since 2014 International & Europe Correspondent, INP, CNRS
    since 2013 Member (elected) of the Laboratory Council, Laboratoire de Physique, ENS de Lyon

    Grants & Awards

    2019 Prime d'Encadrement Doctoral et de Recherche (PEDR 2019-2022), CNRS section 5 (France)
    2018 "Outstanding Contribution Award in Reviewing" for J. Volc. Geotherm. Res. [pdf]
    2014 Prime d'Encadrement Doctoral et de Recherche (PEDR 2014-2017), CNRS section 5 (France)
    2010 Prime d'Excellence Scientifique (PES 2010-2013), CNRS section 5 (France)
    2004 Outstanding Student Paper Award, Tectonophysics section of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for presentation at AGU Fall Meeting 2013 (San Francisco, USA)
    2004 FONDECYT Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant, Fondo Nacional de Desarollo Cientíco y Tecnológico , Chilean Government (Chile)
    2000 PhD Grant "Allocation couplée normalien", French Ministry (France)

    Research projects (P.I.)

    2019-2020 FRAMA Funding (Fédération de Recherche André Marie Ampère) (Université de Lyon, France)
    "Influence of small mechanical vibrations on granular flows, comparision between microscopic and macroscopic scales"
    2017-2018 FRAMA Funding (Fédération de Recherche André Marie Ampère) (Université de Lyon, France)
    "Rising bubbles instabilities in a confined complex fluid"
    2015-2017 ECOS Sud-CONICYT #C14E07 (France-Chile)
    "Mechanical behavior of immersed grains submitted to an ascending flow"
    2014-2017 GLIFSO, Labex iMUST (Université de Lyon, France)
    "Gas-Liquid Flows in constrained and unconstrained Solid Porous Media"
    2014-2016 PRC CNRS/JSPS RHEOVOLC (France-Japan)
    "Influence of non-Newtonian Rheology on Volcanic Tremor Activity"
    2009-2010 CNRS/JSPS joint seminar project (France-Japan)
    "Deformation, Flow and Rupture of Soft Matter"
    2004-2005 FONDECYT Project #3040018 (Chilean Government)
    "Intermittent dynamics of gas rising up in non-Newtonian fluids"