Tanguy Le Borgne (Géosiences Rennes, team DIMENV@risce) receives the prestigious 2020 Interpore Prize for Research on Porous Media, awarded annually by the International Society for Porous Media. This award is given to mid-career researchers in recognition of outstanding research on porous media in general, with a focus on research conducted over the past five years. This international prize rewards significant advances in theory, experimentation and/or modelling in understanding problems involving natural and/or industrial porous media.
Tanguy’s research is part of the problem of modelling and experimental characterization of flows and transport processes in porous and/or fractured media: he is a hydrogeologist, specialist in modelling fluid circulation in soils and rocks. His research is part of the national observation service H+ labeled by the CNRS and carried by the OSUR.