Gérard Berry

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Gérard Berry
Gerard Berry lecon inaugurale 20091119.jpg
Gérard Berry in 2008
Born (1948-12-25) 25 December 1948 (age 67)
Nationality French
Fields Computer science
Institutions Collège de France
Corps des mines
Alma mater École Polytechnique

Gérard Philippe Berry (born 25 December 1948) is a French computer scientist, member of French Academy of Sciences (Académie des sciences), French Academy of Technologies (Académie des technologies), and Academia Europaea. He was the Chief Scientist Officer of Esterel Technologies from 2000 to 2009. He held the 2007-2008 yearly Liliane Bettencourt chair of Technological Innovation at the Collège de France. He is currently Director of Research at INRIA and is holding the 2009-2010 yearly Informatics and Digital Sciences chair at the Collège de France. Berry's work, which spans over more than 30 years, brought important contributions to three main fields:

Berry is best known as the creator of the Esterel programming language.[citation needed]






  • Gérard Berry, L'informatique du temps et des événements, Fayard, Paris, 2013.
  • Gérard Berry, Penser, modéliser et maîtriser le calcul informatique, Fayard, Paris, 2008
  • Gérard Berry, Pourquoi et comment le monde devient numérique ?, Fayard, Paris, 2008.