Institut Néel, Université Grenoble Alpes– CNRS,
25 rue des Martyrs, 38042 Grenoble, France
Date of birth: 14/10/1976
Married, two children
June 2011 Habilitation entitled “Non-linear plasmonics: a world to discover”. It is the highest academic qualification in France recognizing a fully independent research activity and capacity to supervise PhD students.
2001 - 2004 PhD at the Laboratoire de Physique des Solides (Toulouse, France): Experimental and theoretical investigation of Raman scattering in metal and semiconductor nanostructures, supervisor: A. Mlayah.
Near-field multi harmonic demodulation technique: 3 months stay at the Istituto per i Processi Chimico-Fisici (Sicily, Italy), supervisor: P. Gucciardi;
High pressure optical measurements: 1 month stay at the Berkeley Physics Department (California, USA), supervisor: P. Yu.
2000 - 2001 Master degree (2nd year) in Matter Physics, Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse, France).
1998 - 2000 “Agrégation”: Competitive national examination for teaching based on general physics and chemistry, rank 15 over 1537 candidates, 20/20 score in the written physics test).
1997 - 1998 Master degree (1st year) in Physical Sciences, Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse, France).
Since 2011 Associate professor at Université Grenoble Alpes, Néel Institute (Grenoble, France): Start of a new research activity at the Néel Institute based on near-field and far-field nonlinear plasmonics correlated to finite element method modeling.
2005 - 2011 Associate professor at Claude Bernard University, LASIM (Lyon, France): Linear and nonlinear optics: finite element method modeling, single particle experiments, development of a femtosecond amplifier at the KHz rate.
2004 - 2005 Postdoc at the Instituto de Optica (Madrid, Spain): Building of a new interferometry and femtosecond imaging setup for multiscale pump probe experiments. Marie Curie Training Network (Flash), superv.: J. Solis.
FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2015 - 2020 Scientific Excellence Award of the Université Grenoble Alpes, attesting a leading scientific activity: scientific production, PhD student supervision and institutional responsibilities.
2015 - 2018 Excellence Chair, Université Grenoble Alpes: Prestigious award for the development of a leading research activity with a specific emphasis on innovation.
SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS
2011 - 2016 Supervision of 4 PhD (in progress), 2 Master, 4 Bachelor students, Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France.
2009 - 2011 1 PhD student co-supervision with P. F. Brevet, Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France.
Starting 2016 New courses on Plasmonics and FEM modeling for Master Students, Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France.
2012 - 2015 ANR project AVOSTTI for “Excellence Initiatives in Innovative Training”, Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France.
2010 - 2011 New courses on Plasmonics and FEM modeling for Master and Graduate Students (international), Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France.
ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS
2016 Organization/scientific committee of the European NQO (Nanoscale and Quantum Optics) COST meeting (~60 participants), France.
2016 Initiator, and organization/scientific committee of the French network “Waves” meeting: Federating the quantum and nonlinear plasmonic community, France.
since 2016 Official interviews of PhD students from my Institute department for carrier tracking.
2012 – 2015 Member of the FP7 European program INTEGER (Institutional Transformation for Effecting Gender Equality in Research), Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France.
2012 – 2015 Member of the Gender Equality Comity, Néel institute, Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France.
2007 – 2011 Scientific council member of the NanOptec center, Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France.
2006 – 2011 Laboratory council member (LASIM), Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France.
2002 – 2004 Institute council member (IRSAMC), Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France.
COMMISSIONS OF TRUST
2015 - 2016 Invited Scientific Referee for the National Research Agency (ANR), for national project evaluation in two steps (extended synopsis + full proposals).
Since 2003 Referee for Phys. Rev. Lett., Phys. Rev. B, Opt. Exp. and more occasionally Opt. Lett., JACS, Nanophot., Nanoscale.
MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
Since 2016 Member of the European Optical Society.
Since 2015 Member of the European NQO COST Action and NanoSpectroscopy COST Action.
Since 2011 Member of the French networks “Wave” and “Femto”.