Research at the heart of societal challenges


The CentraleSupélec Research Centre will take its place at the heart of investigation, exploration and knowledge creation for the world’s most demanding societal and technological challenges. Our work encompasses the whole of the engineering and systems sciences; with multidisciplinary projects established in close partnership within our academic and business network, and in close and consistent dialogue with the wider economic sector. Our continued focus will be developing innovative responses with an international scope within the 7 core areas on our agenda:

Our dynamic and international research teams cover eight scientific domains, covering the considerable breadth of the engineering and system sciences:

  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering, Energy and Combustion
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Signal, Control and Telecoms

In focusing on these societal challenges of the future, the CentraleSupélec Research Centre remains close to both its academic and industrial partners.

Key figures for research

  • 18 laboratories and research teams which run in co-operation with major national research centres
  • 1 research federation in mathematics
  • 1 research institute with EDF
  • 4 international laboratories with China, Canada, The United States and Singapore
  • 1080 staff including; 300 faculty researchers, 65 full-time researchers, 400 PhD candidates, 70 postdoctoral students, 145 administrative and technical staff
  • More than 1100 publications in international journals (source:Scopus)
  • 53 patents
  • 20 research chairs