History

EDP Sciences was founded in 1920 as La Société du Journal de Physique et Le Radium.

1920
Founded under the name La Société du Journal de Physique et Le Radium and started publishing Journal de Physique (originally established in 1872) and journal Le Radium (originally established in 1904).
1980s
Expanded publishing program to include astrophysics and started publishing books including Monographies de Physique.
1997
Began publishing in other scientific disciplines beyond physics and astrophysics.
1998
Changed name from Les Éditions de Physique to EDP Sciences (Édition Diffusion Presse Sciences).

Among the founders are the Société Française de Physique (French Physics Society) and several renowned scientists and industrialists including:

Louis de Broglie

Louis de Broglie

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1929

Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903 and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911

Paul Langevin

Paul Langevin

Louis Lumière

Louis Lumière

Jean Perrin
Jean Perrin

awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1926

Antoine Béclère

EDP Sciences is dedicated to publishing high quality research and content in the fields of:

  • Physics
  • Astrophysics
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Medicine

Today, EDP Sciences publishes scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

All EDP Sciences journals have an online version and some are also available as printed versions.

Over the last decade, our book publication policy was redefined and today we publish monographs at Masters' level or higher, undergraduate teaching texts, professional works and popular science books. Every year, our catalogue increases by 80 new books or references.

Organisation & Governance

EDP Sciences is under the joint ownership of :

Société Française de Physique
Société Française de Physique (French Physics Society)
Société Chimique de France
Société Chimique de France (French Chemical Society)
Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles
Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics)
Société Française d’Optique
Société Française d’Optique (French Optical Society)

Management Team

Jean-Marc Quilbé

Chief Executive Officer

Jean-Marc Quilbé

Anne Simoneau

Director of Sales and Marketing

Anne Simoneau

Agnès Henri

Publishing Director

Agnès Henri

Dominique Honoré

Production Director

Dominique Honoré

Marie-Louise Chaix

Chief Technology Officer

Marie-Louise Chaix

Grace Pereira

Human Resources

Grace Pereira

Editorial Team

Please contact us to submit a project (first.lastname@edpsciences.org).

Agnès Henri

Publishing Director
Senior Editor for Physics, Mathematics, Astronomy

Agnès Henri, PhD

France Citrini

Head of Books Department
Senior Editor for Energy, Nuclear

France Citrini, PhD

Isaline Augusto

Senior Editor for Conference Proceedings

Isaline Augusto, PhD

Ariana Fuga

Senior Editor for Materials Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry, Industry

Ariana Fuga, PhD

Claus Roll

Senior Editor for Health and Medicine

Claus Roll, PhD

Sales & Advertising Team

Director of Sales & Marketing

Anne Simoneau

Subscriptions Department Manager

Nathalie Clément

Books Sales Manager

Pauline Barraud

Advertising Sales

Jessica Ekon

International Marketing Team

Head of International Marketing

Charlotte Van Rooyen

Senior International Marketing Manager

Laura Brant

Marketing Manager

Nathalie Matelot

Marketing Assistant

Stéphanie Mouzawak

Books Team

France Citrini

Head of Books Department

France Citrini, PhD

Books Sales Manager

Pauline Barraud

Books Marketing Manager

Elise Chatelain

Books Production Manager

Sophie Hosotte

To contact individual members of our team, use the email format: first.lastname@edpsciences.org

Publishing Platform & Technical Innovation

EDP Sciences platform Vision4press

EDP Sciences has developed a powerful web-based publishing platform Vision4Press for the dissemination of both scientific journal content and other scientific content in XML, HTML, PDF and ePub formats.

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