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Jean-Pierre WOLF's CV

 

Date and place of birth

14.07.1960- Lausanne - Switzerland

Citizenship : French

 

Education

Habilitation Université Lyon 1 - 1991

Physics PhD, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale (Swiss Fed. Inst. Tech., ETH), Lausanne- 1987

Physics Diploma, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne- 1984

 

Career/Employment

Professor and leader of the Biophotonics group at the University Geneva - 2005

Professor and leader of the group "Processus Ultrabrefs et Lasers Intenses (PUBLI)" at the University Lyon 1 - 1992

Visiting Fellow at Yale University - 1999-2000

Assistant Professor C1, Inst. Exp. Physics, Free University Berlin - 1989-1992

Co-founder of the private company "Elight Laser Systems GmbH", Berlin - 1991

Lidar Project Leader, Ecole Polytechnique, Lausanne - 1987-1989

Assistant, Inst. for Exp. Physics, Ecole Polytechnique, Lausanne - 1984-1987

 

Current Research Fields

Co-founder of the Teramobile Project (www.teramobile.org)

Lidar monitoring of the atmosphere using Terawatt lasers

Propagation of ultrashort and intense lasers

Non-linear spectroscopy of aerosols using femtosecond laser pulses

Detection of bacteria in air

Lightning triggering and guiding using ultra-intense lasers

Applications of coherent control in biomedical systems

 

Responsibilities

Member of the CNRS steering and evaluation committee, Paris, 2000-2004

Expert at the AFNOR-Standards Organisation ( France ) - 1998

Member of the National Steering Committee of the Universities - 1996 - 1999

Member of the ICLAS (International Committee for Laser Atmospheric Sciences) Steering Committee, 2000

Member of the Steering Committee of the Institut National de l'Environnement (INERIS) - 1999-2004

Expert at the DIN-Standards Organisation ( Germany ) - 1991 - 1998

Expert at the French Ministry for Research

Expert at the French Ministry of Environment

Project referee for the CNRS, French Ministry for Research, French Ministry for Environment, NRC Canada, Hong Kong Research

 

Awards

« Grand Prix de Physique » of the French « Académie des Sciences » - 2002

NATO Senior Fellow, 1999

Member of the "Institut Universitaire de France" - 1996

Technology Innovation Award of the city Berlin - Elight - 1993