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

President

Jean-Marc Quilbé

Agnès Henri

Managing Director

Agnès Henri

France Citrini

Editorial Team Manager

France Citrini

Dominique Honoré

Production Director

Dominique Honoré

Anne Simoneau

Director of Sales & Marketing

Anne Simoneau

Charlotte Van Rooyen

Head of International Marketing

Charlotte Van Rooyen

Editorial Team

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

Agnès Henri

Publishing Director

Agnès Henri, PhD

France Citrini

Editorial Team Manager

France Citrini, PhD

Ariana Fuga

Senior Editor
Journals & Books

Ariana Fuga, PhD

Solange Guéhot

Editor
Conference Proceedings

Solange Guéhot

Xilin Huang

Editor Journals & Books

Xilin Huang

Claus Roll

Senior Editor
Journals

Claus Roll, PhD

Sales & Marketing Team

Director of Sales & Marketing

Anne Simoneau

Charlotte Van Rooyen

Head of International Marketing

Charlotte Van Rooyen

Nathalie Clément

Sales Manager

Nathalie Clément

Camila Lobos

Advertising Sales Manager

Camila Lobos

Jessica Ekon

Advertising Sales Manager

Jessica Ekon

Annie Keller

Advertising Sales Manager

Annie Keller

Liping Liu

China Regional Director

Liping Liu

Élise Chatelain

Books Sales & Marketing Manager

Élise Chatelain

Aurélie Nardin

Marketing Assistant

Aurélie Nardin

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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