Dr Jean-Yves Berthou
Jean-Yves Berthou has joined in September 2011 the French National Research Agency (ANR) as Director of the Department for Information and Communication Science and Technologies. He has been before that the Director of the EDF R&D Information Technologies program since 2008 and the coordinator of the EESI European Support Action, European Exascale Software Initiative, www.eesi-project.eu. Jean-Yves received a Ph.D in computer science from "Pierre et Marie Curie" University (PARIS VI) in 1993. His research deals mainly with Parallelization, Parallel Programming and Software Architecture for Scientific Computing. Jean-Yves joined EDF R&D in 1997 as a researcher. He was the head of the Applied Scientific Computing Group (High Performance Computing, Simulation Platforms Development, Scientific Software Architecture) at EDF R&D from 2002 to 2006. He has been Chargé de Mission – Strategic Steering Manager for Simulation, in charge of the simulation program at EDF R&D from 2006 to 2009.