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Welcome to ECOSYS

UMR ECOSYS - Ecologie fonctionnelle et écotoxicologie des agroécosystèmes

CHELLE Michaël

Directeur de Recherche INRA

Directeur de Recherche

Unité Mixte de Recherche ECOSYS / Pôle ECOPHYSIOLOGIE

Route de la Ferme
F-78850 Thiverval-Grignon (France)

Tel: (+33)  Fax: (+33)

Mail: Michael.Chelle @

Education & Background

HDR in plant science (post-doctoral degree) (2008) University of Paris XI Ph. D. in Bioclimatology (1997), University of Rennes I MS in Computer Science (1993), University of Rennes IEngineering Degree in Agronomy (1992), ENSAR

Research interests

Canopy microclimate / Phylloclimate
Modeling/Simulation of mass and energy transfer within a crop canopy
Crop ecophysiology / Function-Structure Plant Modeling
Plant-pathogen interactions

Career history

  • 2000 Sabbatical stay in NMSU, USA
  • 1998-present, INRA UMR EGC, Grignon, Research scientist
  • 1993-1997, INRA Bioclimatology, Grignon, Ph. D. student
  • 1992-1993, INRIA Irisa, Rennes, Ms student
  • 1991-1992, Cap Gemini, Rennes, Engineer student

External Activity

  • Member of the Scientific Council of the INRA department Environment & Agronomy
  • Member of the INRA Evaluation Committee (CSS STEA)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the international workshop series on FSPM
  • Reviewer of 2-5 papers / year (New Phytol, Ann Bot, PCE, AFM, CGA, JGR, Ecol. Modell., etc.)