Academic CV - Dr. Florent Renaud

Upcoming position

Directeur de Recherche (tenured research professor)
CNRS / Strasbourg Observatory, France

Current positions

Docent (associate professor)
Lund University, Sweden
Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies (USIAS)
Strasbourg University, France
Vice-president of the International Astronomy Union commission Stellar clusters throughout Cosmic Space and Time (elected in June 2021)

Past research experience

2017-2023 Senior researcher (2019-2022), then Docent (associate professor) (2022-2023)
Lund Observatory, Sweden
2022 Invited researcher (1 month)
Observatoire de Paris, France
2014-2017 Postdoc fellow (3 years)
University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
2011-2014 Postdoc fellow (3.5 years)
Service d'Astrophysique, CEA-Saclay, Paris, France
2010 Visiting fellow (3 months)
Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK
2007-2010 PhD Student (3 years)
Institut für Astronomie of Vienna, Austria
Observatoire de Strasbourg, France
2007 Research assistant (6 months)
NASA Herschel Science Center, IPAC, Caltech - Pasadena, USA
2005 Research assistant (2 months)
Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg, Université de Strasbourg, France


2022 Docent
(equivalent to Habiliation à diriger des recherches or Privatdozent)
Lund University, Sweden
2007-2010 PhD Thesis: Dynamics of the tidal fields & formation of star clusters in galaxy mergers.
Titles of Doctor rerum naturalium and Doctor Philosopiae in Astrophysics
Universität Wien (Austria) and Université de Strasbourg (France)
Supervisors: Christian Theis (Vienna) and Christian Boily (Strasbourg)
2006-2007 Master in Astrophysics, Université de Strasbourg
2004-2007 Engineering degree, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Strasbourg
(courses in physics, signal processing, IT, automation, electronics and management)

Publications & talks