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     Date Submitted:31-03-2017
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     Current job:Research engineer in optics and physics
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsPhysics, optics, plasma, laser, optical setup alignment, research project management, specifications, system design, development, modelling, Zemax, numerical optimisation, simulation, experimentation, characterisation, test, interferometry
    CV

    Education

     

    2013 – 2016

    PhD in Physics at the École polytechnique (France)

    2011 – 2013

     

     

     

    Master of Science (Optics and Photonics) in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA), GPA : 3.91 / 4

    Related Coursework : Integrated optics and optoelectronics (Photonics), Laser system, Inverse Problems in Optics, Electromagnetism, Quantum Physics, Physical Chemistry, Interaction of Radiation with Matter, Plasma & Fusion

    2009 – 2011

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Master in General Engineering at École Centrale de Lille, one of France’s top ten Grandes Écoles

    Core curriculum : Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical and Control Engineering,
    Matter Science (solid-state physics, thermo dynamics, hydrodynamics, materials science),
    Mechanisms & Structures and Design & Construction,
    Business and Society (accounting, economics, finance, organisational sociology, management)

    Multidisciplinary Design Team Project in partnership with a startup company (treasurer)

    Conceived and constructed an electric motorization aid, adaptable to both bikes and wheelchairs

    2007 – 2009

     

    Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Écoles – CPGE : 2-year intensive undergraduate preparation in Maths and Physics for national competitive entrance examinations to French GE’s in engineering : Lycée Champollion, Grenoble (France)

    Computing

    Python, Linux, C++, Geant4 (Monte-Carlo simulation), Matlab, Caml, Maple, VHDL, UML,
    Zemax, ImageJ, Inkscape, Arduino

    Languages

    French (native speaker), English (fluent), Spanish (intermediate), Italian (basic)

     

    Experience

     

    2013 – 2017

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Research project manager at the Laboratory of Applied Optics (École polytechnique – ENSTA ParisTech – CNRS, in Palaiseau, France)

    * Development and alignment of an complete optical setup to accelerate protons with laser pulses
    * Design, modelling, optimisation and realisation of a proton transport system operating under vacuum
    * Coding of a charged particle tracker in Python
    * Monte Carlo simulations of radiation energy deposition using the C++ Geant4 toolkit
    * Calibration of the dosimetric system comprising an ionization chamber
    * Performing multidisciplinary experiments : cell sample irradiation in collaboration with radiobiologists
    * Data analysis and image processing

    * Conduct research, literature review, data and image analysis, synthesizing results,
    presenting conclusions at conferences, writing scientific journal articles
    * Instructor for a laboratory class on the interferometric characterisation of femtosecond laser pulses using second-harmonic generation and signal processing

    June – Sept 2013

     

     

    Material engineer at the Proton Scientific startup (USA) : nuclear fusion for energy production

    * Chemical characterization of materials, microanalysis of samples (scanning electron microscopy, energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy)
    * Carried out experiments, collected and analysed data, generated technical reports

    2011 – 2013

     

     

    Graduate Research Assistant at the Laboratory for Optical Physics and Engineering at UIUC

    * Studied fluorescence spectroscopy of photoexcited molecules dissociated by pumping in the ultraviolet with excimer lasers to find a gain medium for a new random laser
    * Respected deadlines for submitting progress reports to funding agency

    May – July 2011

     

    Research intern at the Institute of Planetology and Astrophysics of Grenoble (France)

    Investigated differential rotation of young stars from the Fourier analysis of their light curve with a Fortran code

    Feb – May 2011

     

     

    Research project at the Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology in Villeneuve d'Ascq (France)

    Studied magnetostrictive properties of multilayer nanostructures by magnetometry and deflectometry

    July – Aug 2010

     

    Research intern at the Ven Te Chow Hydrosystems Laboratory at UIUC

    Utilized ArcGIS software to generate geospatial data in order to simulate hydraulic flows and predict areas likely to be flooded

    Feb 2010

     

    Electronic engineer intern at STMicroelectronics in Grenoble (France)

    Implemented a C++ validation program with Visual Studio IDE to test an integrated circuit designed for satellite subsystems

    2009 – 2010

    Member of the Junior Company of Centrale Lille, offering consultancy services to companies

     

    Hobbies and Extra-curricular activities

     

     

    Climbing,  Gymnastics in competition,        Piano,     Astronomy club

    Administrator of a Linux server,                   Treasurer of the PhD students union

     


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