Assistant professor, Ultrafast Optics and Nanophotonics (DON)
Phone: +33(0)3 88 10 70 90Office: 2051

Research activity

  • Investigation of the nonlinear optical properties of organic molecules
  • Photopatterning of polymer thin films, application to optically-pumped organic DFB lasers
  • Near-field optical scanning microscopy
  • Real-time holographic microscopy of polymer films undergoing photostructuring


2003-now: assistant professor at the University of Strasbourg (FR, laboratoire IPCMS), optical properties of organic materials, patterning and nonlinear microscopy of polymer films.

2000-2003: post-doc at the University of Gent (BE), optical sources for telecommunications: coupled lasers and DBR sources.

1996-2000: PhD thesis at the University of Lille (FR), dynamics of coupled lasers with saturable absorber.

1993-1994: Master thesis at the University of Pisa (IT), transverse mode dynamics of lasers with saturable absorber.

Teaching activity

  • Classical mechanics of point particles
  • Oscillations and 1D waves
  • Basic mechanics practicals
  • Wave optics (interference/diffraction)
  • Use of python in science
  • Preparation of experiments for the “agregation” examination