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Philippe BLANC

  • PHD
  • Full professor
  • MINES ParisTech - Sophia Antipolis
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Philippe Blanc was graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne (France) in 1995 with a signal and image processing specialization. He obtained in the same year a M.S. degree in Signal, Telecommunications, Image and Radar from the University of Rennes (France) and a Ph.D. in Signal, Automatic and Robotics from the MINES ParisTech in 1999. He worked in the Research Department of Alcatel Space, then Thales Alenia Space in projects related to Earth observation and spaceborne systems. Since 2007, he has been working as a senior scientist at the MINES ParisTech, Sophia Antipolis. He is the head of the research group “Observation, Modeling, Decision.”


Solar Energy

Associate Editor

2015 - Present

Recent publications

  • Beyond quadratic error: Case-study of a multiple criteria approach to the performance assessment of numerical forecasts of solar irradiance in the tropics

    • Verbois H
    • Blanc P
    • Huva R
    • et al.
  • Applications of a shadow camera system for energy meteorology

    • Kuhn P
    • Wilbert S
    • Prahl C
    • et al.

Professional experience

Full professor

MINES ParisTech

January 2016 - Present

Head of research activities for renewable energy resource assessment

MINES ParisTech - Centre Observation, Impacts, Energy (O.I.E.)

January 2013 - Present

Head of a research group of the Center for Energy and Processes

MINES ParisTech

November 2007 - December 2012(5 years)

Research Engineer

Thales Alenia Space

February 2000 - September 2007(8 years)



MINES ParisTech

September 1996 - December 1999(3 years)


Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Télécommunications de Bretagne

September 1992 - June 1995(3 years)

Co-authors (234)

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