Education record

  • Ingénieur de l'Ecole Supérieure d'Optique, Orsay, October 1990 (Master's degree in Optics).
  • PhD in Physics, Paris XI University, December 1994.
  • Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Université de Franche-Comté, September 2002.

Professional record




Research fields


PhD student

Thomson-CSF, Laboratoire Central de Recherches, Orsay

Optical correlation


Research scientist

Thomson-CSF, Laboratoire Central de Recherches, Orsay

Optical correlation;
Optical signal processing;
Spatial light modulators;
Ultrashort laser pulses


Research scientist

Thomson Microsonics, Sophia-Antipolis

Models for surface acoustic wave (SAW) devices


Research scientist (chargé de recherche CNRS); Senior Research Scientist (Directeur de Recherche CNRS), October 2006

From January 2006 to December 2007, head of the LPMO department, then from January 2008 to October 2009, head of the MN2S department

From February 2005 to December 2007, group leader, Acoustics & Microsonics group, then from November 2009 to June 2013, group leader, MINANO group

From January 2015 to January 2020, deputy director of the MN2S department

Since February 2020, MN2S departement head

Laboratoire de Physique et Métrologie des Oscillateurs (LPMO), 2000-2003

Institut FEMTO-ST, CNRS UMR 6174, 2004-...

Micro Nano Sciences & Systems (MN2S) research dept., Besançon

Physics and models of SAW devices;
Integrated micro-structures;
Interactions between optical and acoustic waves;
Phononic crystals

Scientific production