Jean-Loup Puget was born in 1947 in Chalon-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire, France and is currently a researcher at the Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (IAS) of CNRS and the University of Paris-Sud 11. He is also the Principal Investigator of the High Frequency Instrument (HFI) of the Planck Mission of the European Space Agency. He studied at Ecole normale supérieure de Cachan, France in 1966–1970 and received his PhD in 1973. From 1973, he was a Researcher and Director of Research at the National Center for Scientific Research in France. He served as Deputy Director of the Institute of Astrophysics of Paris from 1978 to 1982. He then joined IAS in Orsay, where he was successively Deputy Director (1990–1997) and Director (1998–2005). He is a member of the Académie des sciences (France). 


14 May 2018    Hong Kong