CentraleSupélec strives for becoming a worldwide recognized teaching institution. To achieve this goal, it relies on excellence in basic science and applied sciences such as maths, physics, IT, engineer sciences, energetics, process, mechanics and industrial engineering.

Research center

Research at the Center of Social Issues



The CentraleSupélec Research Center is designed to advance knowledge so as to effectively contribute to developing innovative solutions to major technological and social challenges. It covers all engineering and systems sciences and establishes multidisciplinary projects in collaboration with international academic partners and in close interaction with companies in key economic sectors.

The Center’s activities are at the core of challenges for the 21st century, principally in seven key areas:

  • Communication systems
  • Energy
  • Environment and risks
  • Aerospace and transportation
  • Life sciences
  • Nano-sciences
  • Enterprise systems


Research units cover eight scientific fields, in which they will continue to advance knowledge and improve visibility and international impact:


  • Materials and processes
  • Mechanics, energy and combustion
  • Applied physics
  • Applied mathematics
  • Information technologies and systems 
  • Signal processing, automation 
  • Electronics, electrical engineering
  • Industrial engineering, economics and management


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