Charles Hermite Federation

The Charles Hermite Federation is the largest Research Federation in Lorraine. It comprises approximately 710 people, including 250 doctoral students and post-doctoral students, 280 research professors, approximately twenty CNRS researchers, approximately fifty INRIA researchers and 110 administrative and technical agents, which places Lorraine in 5th place for French national university centres for Mathematics-ICT.

The research areas developed within the scope of the Federation are:

  • Surveillance, security and safety of major systems
  • Geometry, visualisation and scientific calculation
  • Analysis, optimisation and control
  • Models and algorithms for life sciences
  • Interoperability of heterogeneous distributed systems
  • Algorithmics and combinatorics
  • Structures and fundamental tools

The laboratories of the Federation are the LORIA, CRAN, IECL .