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 Biography

I was born in France in 1981, and I received the Engineering degree and the Ph.D. degree in electronics from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), Rennes, France, in 2004 and 2007, respectively.

In 2008, I joined the Department of Electronics, Optronics and Signal (DEOS) of the ISAE (Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace), Toulouse, France, as an Assistant Professor.

 Open Positions

 Teaching

My teaching activities at ISAE-SUPAERO are :

  • Contributor to Experimental practice and methods (1st year) :
    • Project of 20 hours on microstrip antennas for wireless systems mixing antenna theory, numerical modeling, and measurements.
  • Co-responsible and contributor to the sciences core curriculum course Introduction to wireless communication systems (2nd year) :
    • Introduction to radiofrequency and microwave electronics with a review of transmission lines, RF/microwave circuits and antennas, and the computation of a link budget.
  • Contributor to the elective course Miniaturization of payloads for nanosatellites (2nd year) :
    • Antenna for nanosatellites : main solutions and miniaturization techniques.
  • Contributor to Innovation research project (2nd year) :
    • Projects of 215 hours related to ongoing research topics (e.g., reconfigurable microwave circuits using microplasma discharges, plasma-based electrically small antennas, ...).
  • Responsible and contributor to the expertise-focused course Adaptive antennas (3rd year) :
    • Advanced microwave and antenna engineering : theory, numerical modeling, and measurements.
  • Contributor to the expertise-focused course Space systems (3rd year) :
    • Antennas for space communication systems.

 Research

Research activities :

My research activities lie in the fields of microwave / plasma interactions applied to the design of new microwave circuits and antennas such as :

  • Printed microwave power limiter using the non-linear behavior of a lumped plasma discharge.
  • Frequency tunable microwave resonators by controlling the dielectric constant of a 2D plasma discharge.
  • Frequency tunable miniature antenna using the negative dielectric constant of a 3D plasma discharge.

Supervised students :

  • Supervised Ph.D. students :
    • Antoine Simon, "Integrated microplasma discharges for the reconfigurability of medium-power microwave transmitters", funded by the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées and the Région Occitanie, co-supervised by Thierry Callegari (LAPLACE), 2015-ongoing.
    • Vincent Laquerbe, "Electrically small and tunable VHF antenna using a plasma discharge", funded by the DGA/MRIS and the ISAE, co-supervised by Olivier Pascal (LAPLACE), 2014-ongoing.
    • Francisco Pizarro-Torres, "Potentialities of a non-thermal localized plasma discharge for reconfigurable and self-power-limiting microstrip antennas", funded by the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées and the Région Occitanie, co-supervised by Olivier Pascal (LAPLACE), 2010-2013.
  • Supervised M.Sc. students :
    • Khanh Chung Do, "Design of CRLH transmission lines for compact microwave phase-shifters", 2013.
    • Francisco Pizarro-Torres, "Realization of a miniature filtering antenna for GNSS applications", 2010.
    • Kevin Elis, "Numerical modeling of plasma-based space antennas using 2COMU GEMS software", co-supervised by Thierry Koleck (CNES) and Olivier Pascal (LAPLACE), 2009.

Cooperations :

Industry and governmental agencies : CEA, CNES, DGA, ONERA, Thales Alenia Space.

Academic : IETR, LAPLACE.

Publications :

You can find a list of my publications here.

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