With three new winners of the "Starting Grant 2018" call, Sorbonne University now has 125 ERC (European Research Council) laureates in its laboratories:
Marco Faustini SU professor-researcher) – TEMPORE project at the Chemistry of Condensed Matter Laboratory in Paris (LCMCP – Sorbonne University/Collège de France/CNRS)
- Self-Regulating Porous Nano-Oscillators: from Nanoscale Homeostasis to Time-Programmable Devices (Domain: Synthetic Chemistry and Materials)
Dennis Kurzbach (ENS professor-researcher) – HYPROTIN project at the Laboratory of Biomolecules (LBM – Sorbonne University/ENS/CNRS)
- Hyperpolarized Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy for Time-Resolved Monitoring of Interactions of Intrinsically Disordered Breast-Cancer Proteins (Domain: Physical Chemistry and Analytical Sciences)
Caroline Muller (CNRS researcher) – CLUSTER project at the Dynamic Meteorology Laboratory (LMD – ENS/Sorbonne University/École Polytechnique/CNRS)
- Organisation of CLoUdS, and implications for Tropical cyclones and for the Energetics of the tropics, in current and in a waRming climate (Domain: Earth Sciences)
The "ERC Starting Grant" awards a maximum amount of 1.5 million € to researchers with two to seven years of experience after obtaining their thesis, to enable them to develop innovative projects of excellence and to create their own research team.