The École supérieure de physique et de chimie industrielles of Paris (10 rue Vauquelin), aka ESPCI ParisTech, "is a major institution of higher education (a French Grande École d’ingénieurs), an internationally renowned research center, and a fertile ground of innovation for industry. Founded by the City of Paris in 1882, for over a century the School has attracted leading scientific innovators like Nobel Prize laureates Pierre and Marie Curie, Paul Langevin, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, and Georges Charpak, who continue to contribute to the institution’s international reputation1.
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- André-Marie Ampère's bas-relief
- Antoine Lavoisier's bas-relief
- Pierre and Marie Curie's laboratory memorial tablet
- Pierre Curie's bas-relief
- Radium discovery memorial tablet