Tribute to Pr. Robert Corriu

The loss of Professor Robert Corriu, who passed away on February the 13th at the age of 81, had aroused many of spontaneous reactions from his friends, and from both French and International scientific communities. Therefore, the Pôle chimie Balard has decided to organize a tribute event to his memory.


With the sponsorship of, the French Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Science and Letters of Montpellier, the CNRS, the University of Montpellier, the National School of chemistry of montpellier, the Ecole des Mines d’Ales, TOTAL S.A., the Foundation of House of Chemistry, the Chemical Society of France, the Balard Foundation, the LabEx CheMISyst, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), the Balard chemistry PhD school (ED459), and the News Journal of Chemistry, this event will take place on November 17 and 18, 2016, in Montpellier.

These two days will cover different fields (chemistry of transition metals and hetero elements, chemistry of silicon material) in which Robert Corriu distinguished himself.
Many scientists of silicon chemistry have already agreed to be part of this event.

Biography to the Professor R.J.P. Corriu - on French Academy of Sciences website
November 17 and 18, 2016
University of Montpellier


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