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The CDS staff
  • Mark Allen, astronomer
  • Laurence Arbousse, director assistant
  • Olivier Bienaymé, astronomer
  • Thomas Boch, software engineer
  • François Bonnarel, software engineer
  • Caroline Bot, astronomer
  • Mihaela Buga, documentation
  • Marianne Brouty, engineer (documentation)
  • Chantal Bruneau, CDS secretary
  • Catherine Brunet, engineer (documentation)
  • Laurent Cambrésy, astronomer
  • Hélène Claude, technician (documentation)
  • Sébastien Derriere, astronomer
  • Aline Eisele, assistant-engineer (documentation)
  • Pierre Fernique, software engineer
  • Françoise Genova, astronomer, Director of the CDS
  • Gilles Landais, software engineer
  • Soizick Lesteven, software engineer
  • Cécile Loup, astronomer
  • Magali Neuville, assistant-engineer (documentation)
  • Anaïs Oberto, software engineer
  • François Ochsenbein, astronomer
  • Emmanuelle Perret, engineer (documentation)
  • Andrea Preite Martinez, Professeur associé; IASF, Roma
  • André Schaaff, software engineer
  • Arnaud Siebert, astronomer
  • Patricia Vannier, engineer (documentation)
  • Bernd Vollmer, astronomer
  • Philippe Vonflie, technician (documentation)
  • Marc Wenger, software engineer
  • Fabienne Woelfel, engineer (documentation)
  • They took their retirement...
  • James Marcout, documentation
  • Marie-José Wagner, documentation
  • Suzanne Laloe, documentation
  • Suzanne Borde (from GEPI, Observatoire de Paris), documentation
  • Pascal Dubois, astronomer
  • Collaboration environment (restricted access)

    An artist's view of the CDS staff at work.

    Other key contributors to the CDS, and especially to the SIMBAD project are:
    Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris
    Gratiane Chassagnard (documentation)
    Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées
    Emmanuel Davoust (astronomer)
    Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
    The ADS team (U.S. Simbad gateway)
    A long-term collaboration with Mireille Louys (LSIIT, Strasbourg) is also gratefully acknowledged.

    Contribution to SIMBAD of B. Skiff, W. Osborn and J. MacConnell is also gratefully aknowledged.

    CDS Scientific Council (2011-2013)

    Photo of the CDS Scientific Council meeting (27-28 Nov 2001)
  • Nabila Aghanim (IAS, Orsay)
  • Claude Bertout (IAP, Astron.&Astrophys. Editor)
  • Corinne Charbonnel (Observatoire Astronomique de l'Université de Genève/IRAP)
  • Fernando Comeron (ESO)
  • Ajit Kembhavi (IUCAA, Pune)
  • Martin Kessler (ESA)
  • Thierry Lanz (NASA Headquarters)
  • Olivier La Marle (CNES)
  • Henri Maitre (ENST, Paris)
  • Jan Palous (Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Prague)
  • Valentine Wakelam (LAB, Bordeaux)
  • Patricia Whitelock (SAAO)
  • Director of INSU, or delegate
  • Director of Observatoire de Strasbourg

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    Strasbourg Observatory is an Unité Mixte de Recherche of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and of the Université de Strasbourg.

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