INAC: Yves Samson succeeds Engin Molva
Categorie(s) : Life @ MINATEC, MINATEC, News
Published : 3 February 2014
Yves Samson was appointed Director of INAC, the Institute for Nanoscience and Cryogenics. He succeeds Engin Molva, who will replace Samson as head of the institute’s cross-disciplinary nanoscience program.
Mr. Samson is a member of Science Europe’s Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee and the French National Research Agency’s Scientific Steering Committee for the Information and Communication Society.
A graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Mr. Samson holds a Ph.D. and French state certification to direct research. He has been at the CEA since 1995, where his responsibilities have included heading the Nanostructures and Magnetism Lab (2001–2007) and serving as Associate Director of INAC (2007–2010).
INAC today boasts a team of 500, including 200 Ph.D. candidates, post-docs, and interns.