Jérôme Richard was a PhD. student at LIP, ENS Lyon and Maison de la Simulation from 2014 to 2017, funded by the C2S@Exa project. He was co-advised by Julien Bigot and Christian Perez. On the 6th of December 2017, he defended his PhD. thesis entitled “Conception d'un modèle de composants logiciels avec ordonnancement de tâches pour les architectures parallèles multi-coeurs, application au code Gysela".
He then moved to a post-doctoral researcher position at CEA/IRFM from 2015 to 2018, funded by a CEA grant. He was co-advised by Julien Bigot and Guillaume Latu. He worked on the task parallelization of the Gysela5D code.