Prof. Dr. Marc Sciamanna

Chair in Photonics


Marc Sciamanna graduates in 2000 as an engineer in electrical engineering and in 2004 PhD in Applied Science from the Polytechnic Faculty of Mons (today University of Mons, Belgium).

Professor at CentraleSupélec since 2004, he is currently the holder of the Chair in Photonics, which is the only chair in France dedicated to the development of photonics – science and technologies using light.

He is the author of more than 250 publications and conferences and his publications have been cited more than 5000 times.

His PhD work has been awarded by the IEEE Photonics Graduate Student Fellowship Award in 2002 and the SPIE F-MADE scholariship award in 2003. In 2007 Marc Sciamanna received the prestigious MIT TR35 award, which each year recognizes the 35 greatest innovators in the world under the age of 35, alongside Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook.

In 2017 he won the IEEE Photonics Distinguished Lecturer Award, only awarded three times to a researcher working in France.
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