Gérard Berry

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Gérard Berry
Gérard Berry in 2008
Born (1948-12-25) 25 December 1948 (age 74)
Alma materÉcole Polytechnique
Scientific career
FieldsComputer science
InstitutionsCollège de France
Corps des mines

Gérard Philippe Berry (born 25 December 1948) is a French computer scientist, member of the 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 was Director of Research at INRIA Sophia-Antipolis and held 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 known for the Esterel programming language.[1]


  1. ^ James Somers (September 26, 2017). "The Coming Software Apocalypse; A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes". Theatlantic.com. Retrieved 9 October 2017.

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(in French)

  • Gérard Berry, L'Hyperpuissance de l'informatique : algorithmes, données, machines, réseaux, Odile Jacob, 2017
  • 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.