Frederic Grillot, PhD (SM IEEE & SPIE) received an M.Sc. in Physics from the University of Dijon, a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Besançon, and the Research Habilitation designation in Physics from the University of Paris VII, France. He is currently serving as a Research Professor at the University of New Mexico, USA.
He is the author or coauthor of 70 journal papers, one book, two book chapters, and more than 150 contributions in international conferences. His current interests include optoelectronics, quantum confined devices, ultrafast optics, as well as nonlinear photonics studies for optical communications and microwave photonics applications.
Frederic has worked extensively throughout the United States, as well as France, and has formed strong partnerships over nearly two decades of working internationally within the tech industry and as a tech specialist.
Notably, in recent years Frederic developed a number of international partnerships with various centres of excellence including Polito di Torino (Italy), TU Berlin (Germany), the University of New Mexico (USA), the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), the Air Force Research Laboratory (USA), the Office of Naval Research Global (USA), Virginia Tech (USA), the City University of Hong-Kong (China), and the National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan). He has worked closely with Thales, Alcatel-Lucent, the Direction General de L’Armement (DGA) and MirSense, and has established an excellent network in the United States, specifically with companies such as Google and Intel, in California. Frederic works closely on strategic projects for defense procurement and security, optical communications, and information technology.