École Centrale De Lille - Notable Faculty

Notable Faculty

  • Claude Auguste Lamy, chemist, faculty member from 1854 to 1865, known for his discovery of the chemical element thallium in 1862
  • Joseph Valentin Boussinesq, mathematician and physicist, faculty member from 1872 to 1886, known for Boussinesq approximation in continuum mechanics
  • Victor Henry, linguist, faculty member from 1872 to 1883
  • Alfred Mathieu Giard, bio-engineering physicist, faculty member from 1872 to 1882
  • Bernard Brunhes, physicist, taught electrical engineering until 1885, known for his discovery of geomagnetic reversal
  • Gaston du Bousquet, taught steam locomotive engineering until 1894
  • Camille Matignon, thermo-chemist, faculty member from 1894 to 1898
  • Henri Padé, mathematician, faculty member from 1897 to 1902, known for Padé table and Padé approximant
  • Albert Châtelet, scientist known for Châtelet algebraic variety, faculty member from 1913 to 1921, and politician, candidate for French presidential election, 1958
  • Joseph Kampé de Fériet, taught fluid dynamics and information theory from 1930 to 1969.

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