Laurent Chemin

Successive positions

  • PhD in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2003, University Pierre & Marie Curie Paris 6 (current Sorbonne University)
  • University of Montréal (Physics Dept.)
  • Paris Observatory (GEPI)
  • University of Bordeaux (Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Bordeaux)
  • Brazilian Space Agency, INPE


  • Galaxies
  • Topics of Astronomy
  • Instruments

Research interests

  • Evolution of galaxies
  • Kinematics and structure of galactic disks
  • Dynamics of galactic disks
  • Mass distribution, Dark Matter
  • Local Universe, Local Group, Andromeda, Triangulum, Milky Way
  • Interstellar medium (gas), stellar populations
  • Interferometry (radio, Fabry-Perot, FTS), 3D optical spectroscopy
  • European Space Agency spacecraft Gaia
  • Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC)

Most recent publications


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