Alain Sylvestre to head the Foundation for Micro and Nanotechnology effective January 1, 2021

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Published : 1 December 2020

Alain Sylvestre, a Université Grenoble Alpes faculty member and research scientist at G2ELab, will succeed Mireille Mouis as director of the FMNT on January 1, 2021. Sylvestre has served as deputy director for the past two years.  Fellow Université Grenoble Alpes professor Skandar Basrour, who also conducts research at TIMA, will succeed Sylvestre as deputy director.

Sylvestre’s priority will be to continue to support projects in five strategic fields: microelectronics, components and systems for telecommunications, integrated measurement devices, biology and health, and materials and components for energy. He will also complete the financial audit process for the OPE)N(RA platform. This will facilitate financial documentation for labs seeking to use the platform for publicly-funded research. He will also continue to promote the FMNT and the shared OPE)N(RA platform.


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