Laurent Chusseau was born in La Roche sur Yon, France, on January 6, 1960. He graduated from the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan in 1983 and received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Paris XI, Orsay, France, in 1986. He has worked both in the microwave and optical domains either in academic position at the Institut d’Électronique Fondamentale (Orsay, France) or as a Research Engineer at the Laboratoire Central de Recherche of Thomson-CSF and at the Centre National d’É tude des Télécommunication of France Télécom (Lannion, France). In 1994, he joined the Institut d’Électronique du Sud, Montpellier, where he started the Terahertz and High Frequency Group. He is the Directeur de Recherche of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. He also serves as a Member of the Société Franç aise d’Optique and of the European Physical Society and author of about hundred scientific articles and communications in technical journals or international conferences.
Biography Updated on 23 January 2012