Mickael TANTER

Research Professor, I.N.S.E.R.M.

PhD in Physics of University Paris VII

Electrical Engineering Degree of Supélec

Ph : +33 1 80 96 30 68

Fax : +33 1 40 79 44 68

Email : mickael.tanter (arobase) espci.fr

Website for ERC Advanced Grant fUSimagine

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Thèse d’Habilitation

Scientific Activities

  • Member of IEEE Ultrasonics and the French Society of Acoustics
  • Member of the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound.
  • Referee for IEEE UFFC, Nature Communications, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, Journal of Geophysics, ...

Publications & Patents

  • More than 300 Papers in international peer-reviewed journals
  • 150 articles de conférence
  • 50 Patents in the field of Ultrasound and Wave Physics
  • More than 100 Invited Talks or keynote Lectures in international conferences

Prizes and Awards

  • Grand Prize of the European Society of Molecular Imaging - ESMI- en 2018
  • IEEE Carl Heldmuth Hertz Award of IEEE International Society in 2017
  • Grand Prize of the Fondation pour la recherche Médicale (F.R.M) in 2016
  • Grand Prize of the Foundation NRJ, Institut de France, French Academy of Science, 2015
  • Distinguished Lecture in Biomedical Engineering of CalTech university, 2015
  • Carson-Zagzebski Distinguished Lecture of the American Association of Physics in Medicine, 2015
  • Prize of the foundation for Therapeutic Innovation Béatrice Denys (2015, project Valvopulse)
  • Research Prize of Langlois Foundation, Paris 2015
  • Co-Laureate World Innovation Concourse Phase I & II (projet Valvosoft) en 2014
  • Prize Inserm-Opecst 2014 of the French NIH
  • Laureate of the European Research Council (Advanced Grant), 2013
  • Honored Lecture 2012 of the international RSNA congress (Radiology Society of North America),60.000 participants.
  • Grand Prize of Medicine and Medical Research -Jean Hamburger- of Paris city in 2012
  • Prize Yves Rocard of the French Society of Physics (SFC) in 2011
  • Prize Leon Brillouin of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and SEE in 2010
  • Sylvia Sorkin Greenfield Award of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine for the best paper published in Medical Physics in 2011
  • Prize Montgolfier of the Société d’Encouragement de l’Industrie Nationale in 2010
  • 2010 Outstanding Paper Award of the journal IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics
  • Prize Fred Lizzi Early Career Award of the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound in 2009


  • Speech at the 50th anniversary of Inserm under the patronage of the french republic president , 3 Avril 2014

Video of the Anniversary

  • Lecture at Colloquium Pierre and Marie Curie,Paris, May 2012
  • Lecture at the Next Generation Imaging Workshop, Carneggie Mellon, Pittsburg, United States, 2012
  • First article on functional ultrasound imaging of the brain
  • A short video explaining the concept of fUltrasound
  • Le Figaro Economie, Novembre 2010
  • Le Monde, Avril 2009
  • Le journal du CNRS, Nov. 2008
  • Physics World, March 2004