Plenary Keynote Speakers, Communications & Invited Authorities List | In Progress

Carnot Leading & Chairperson Colloquium 

  • Prof. Dr. Raffale Pisano, HDR | HOPAST TEAM at IEMN, University of Lille, France

Invited Chairpersons

  • Mr. Frederic Barbaresco, THALES, France
  • Prof. Dr. DR Jean Dhombres, CAK-CNRS Paris, France
  • Prof. Dr. Flavia Marcacci, Pontfical Lateran University, Vatican State


Official Opening Lille Carnot 2024 Ceremony Authorities

  • Chiarissimo Secrétaire Perpétuel Prof. Dr. Étienne Ghys, French Académie des Science
  • Mr. Thierry and Mrs. Caroline Carnot, Descendants of Carnot's Family, Paris, France
  • Mrs. Alix Carnot, Descendants of Carnot's Family and owner of the Carnot Château de Presles & its Private Rare Carnots Archive, Paris, France 
  • University of Lille Authorities, Forthcoming
  • Local Offical Authorities and Guests
  • Et al. forthcoming 


Plenary Speakers

  • [Day 11 Sept.] Prof. Dr. Robert Fox, FSA, FRHistS | University of Oxford, UK
  • [Day 12 Sept.] Prof. Dr. Raffale Pisano, HDR | HOPAST TEAM at IEMN, University of Lille, France
  • [Day 12 Sept.] Prof. Dr. Paolo Bussotti, DIUM, University of Udine, Italy
  • [Day 13 Sept.] Forthcoming


Communication Session Speakers


Session: On Lazare and Sadi Carnot's Life & Works | Chairperson: Forthcoming

  • Prof. Antonino Drago, Department of Physical Sciences, University of Napoli Federico II, Italy | Lazare Carnot’s Mechanics: the Beginning of Group Theory in Science


Session: On Réflexions sur la puissance motrice du feu (1824) | Chairperson: Forthcoming 

  • Prof. Dr. Milivoje Kostic, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University, USA | 2024 Key Reflections on the 1824 Sadi Carnot’s “Réflexions”  see also his website: 

Etc. Forthcoming


Session: On History of Thermodynamics, from Carnot's Achievements to Related Scientific Disciplines 19th-21st C. | Chairperson: Dr. Frederic Barbaresco, THALES, France & Prof. Dr. Flavia Marcacci, Pontfical Lateran University, Vatican State

  1. Mr. Frederic Barbaresco, THALES
  2. Dr. Emanuel Bertrand, Centre Alexandre-Koyré, Paris, France | Ilya Prigogine's non-equilibrium thermodynamics as a new synthesis of physics?
  3. Dr. Denis Bonnelle, Institut Pierre-Simon-Laplace, Sorbonne Universite, France | Topicality of Carnot’s theorem for the energy transition
  4. Prof. Armin Feldhoff, Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Hannover Leibniz University, Germany Carnot's principle applied to thermoelectrics: Dynamics of entropy, charge and energy of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, 
  5. Dr. Manuel de Leon, Centre for Automation and Robotics, Spanish National Research Council, Spain Carnot theorem for constrained hybrid mechanical systems
  6. Dr. Robert T. Hanlon, School of Chemical Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA | Reconsidering the use of Carnot’s heat engine in thermodynamics education] see also his blog:
  7. Dr. Vincent Lemort, Thermodynamics Laboratory, University of Liège, Belgium | The role of experimental practice in the rise of technical thermodynamics at the University of Liège from 1868 to 1914
  8. Prof. Montgomery Link, Department of Philosophy, Suffolk University in Boston, USA | Thermodynamic Time Asymmetries
  9. Prof. Ricardo Lopes Coelho, University of Lisbon, Portugal | Carnot and the Conservation of Energy
  10. Prof. Agamenon Oliveira, Polytechnic School of Rio de Janeiro, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Sadi Carnot and Paradigm Changes in Physics and Economics
  11. Dr. Dir. Andre Thess, Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics-DLR, : University of Stuttgart, Germany | Carnot-Batteries for Large-Scale Electricity Storage

etc. Forthcoming

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