• Chemistry - Materials
  • Complex systems and software engineering
  • Digital
  • Quality of life - Health - Food

Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modèles Statistiques (LPTMS)

Research unit


LPTMS distinguishes itself from other labs via its thematics, which cover fields ranging from condensed matter and quantum fluids, statistical physics, dynamic systems and disordered systems, soft matter, and physics/biology interface. The research conducted at LPTMS can be used in varied application sectors such as biology, theoretical computing and economics.


  • Mr Alberto ROSSO

Innovation themes

Map and access

15, rue Georges Clémenceau
91405 ORSAY

Our research areas


- condensed matter
- stochastic processes
-dynamic systems
- disordered systems
-soft matter
-physics/biology interface

Applications sectors

  • IT / software
  • Biotechnology
  • Materials (Metal, Glass, Ceramic, Composite...)
  • Personal services / services to individuals

Total number of employees

Total number of employees : 47
Number of researchers : 31
Number of doctoral students : 16

Equipment(s) open to collaboration

- computing cluster with 156 processors and up to 192 Go of memory


Our results

Projects examples

- bidding sollicitation for Simons foundation : 10 million dollars to better understand glass transition http://www.cea.fr/presse/Pages/actualites-communiques/sciences-de-la-matiere/10-millions-de-dollars-de-la-fondation-simons-pour-comprendre-la-transition-vitreuse.aspx
- ongoing projects : http://lptms.u-psud.fr/fr/blog/category/highlights/

Industrial and scientific relations

Scientific collaborations

- France : ANR projects, ECOS-SUD grant, Paris-Saclay (IphT, LPS, LPT, FAST etc)
- Europe : Germany, Spain, etc
- International : Russia, USA, Brazil, etc

Private collaborations



Establishments of affiliation