|Died||19 August 2017 (aged 76)|
|Education||University of Caen Normandy|
|Known for||CNRS Gold medal (2010)|
Gérard Férey (14 July 1941 – 19 August 2017) was a French chemist. He was a member of the French Academy of Sciences, teacher at the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. He is specialized in the physical chemistry of solids and materials.
In September 2010, he received the CNRS Gold medal, the highest French scientific distinctions.
Biography[change | change source]
He was a teacher at the University of Maine from 1981 to 1996 and the at the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines since that date. From 1988 to 1992 he was deputy director of the Department of Chemistry at the French National Centre for Scientific Research.
Awards[change | change source]
- CNRS Gold medal (2010)
- Chevalier of the Legion of Honour
- Officier Ordre des Palmes Académiques
- Officier of the Ordre national du Mérite
References[change | change source]
- (in French) Gérard FÉREY Archived 2012-02-10 at the Wayback Machine
- (in French) Gérard Férey, grand architecte de la matière
- (in French) Médaille d'or 2010 du CNRS : Gérard Férey, chimiste et architecte de la matière
- (in French) Gérard Férey, "Architecte de la matière"
- (in French) Gérard Férey, lauréat de la médaille d'or 2010 du CNRS
- (in French) Exclusif : Gérard Férey, médaille d'or du CNRS
- (in French) Gérard Férey : médaille d’or du CNRS