Frédéric Parrenin

Born 21/10/1975 at Les Fins (Doubs, France)
Institut des Géosciences de l’Environnement (IGE)
Bâtiment Glaciologie, 54 rue Molière, BP 96, 38402 Saint Martin d’Hères Cedex

Scholar curriculum

Former student of ENS Ulm in mathematics.
Master in numerical analysis in 1998 (grade Very Good, rank 1).
PhD in Earth Sciences at Joseph Fourier University (Grenoble) in 2002, supervisors Jean Jouzel and Dominique Raynaud.
Habilitation thesis of Joseph Fourier University (Grenoble) in 2013.
Emplois scientfiques
Post-doc at CNES (Toulouse) between october 2002 et october 2004.
"Chargé de recherche CNRS 2ème classe" between october 2004 and october 2011.
"Chargé de recherche CNRS 1ère classe" since october 2011.


59 rank A publications among which 14 in first author, h-index : 31.


Bronze Medal of CNRS, section 19, in 2008.
Higly cited researcher Thomson-Reuters since 2014.

Area of expertise

Climate change, paleoclimatology, glaciology, numerical modeling, data assimilation, ice sheets, dating, greenhouse gases, conceptual modeling, analytical developments, glacial cycles, orbital variations, viscous flow.