- 2018 :
Award: "Aguirre-Basualdo Prize" (best PhD thesis in Science of matter, Physics, Chemistry, sciences of the universe and
technology) delivered by the "
Chancellerie des Universitees de Paris" to my PhD student Tanguy Bertrand
- 2015 :
Award: "Best PhD thesis in geophysics"
(Prix de these du Comite national francais de geophysique et de geodesie:
CFNGG ) awarded to my PhD student Benjamin Charnay.
- 2009 :
Award: "Best 2008 PhD thesis in Earth, Universe and Space Science" (Fondation
EADS) awarded to my PhD student Aymeric Spiga.
- 2019-2024 :
Member of the
Science Program Committee" (CPS), Centre National d'Etudes
Spatiales (CNES) : (Senior advisory body in Exploration, Astronomy, Earth, Life and Physical
- 2019-present :
Member of Paris Observatory High Scientific Council (HCS)
- 2015-2017 :
Member of the
Space Science Advisory Committee (SSAC), European Space Agency's senior scientific advisory body.
- 2009-2010 :
Member of the NASA/National Academy of Science
Planetary Science Decadal Survey , Mars Panel.
(official team of experts gathered to help define science and mission strategy
in the next decade (3 non-american members out of 77).
- 2008-2009 :
Member of the NASA/MEPAG Mars Architecture Tiger
(a first team of experts gathered to help define NASA program in the next decade.
I was the only non-american member).
- 2007-2009 :
Member of the scientific committee of the "International Space Science Institute"
- 2004-2006 :
Member of the Solar System Working Group,
European Space Agency
- 2001-2003 :
Member of the Solar System Working
Group, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales.
- 2001 :
Member of ``NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Science
Review pannel'' (selection of the MRO instruments payload)
- 2011-2017 :
Journal or Geophysical Research (Planet)
- Organizer of the six international conferences
Mars atmosphere modelling and observations
(130 to 150 participants):
1) January 13-15, 2003, Granada, Spain
2) February 27 - March 3, 2006 Granada, Spain
3) November 10-13, 2008 Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
4) February 8-11, 2011 Paris, France
5) January 13-16, 2014 Oxford, UK
6) January 17-20, 2017 Granada, Spain