University Paris Saclay, France
Henri-Jean M. Drouhin graduated from the École Polytechnique, France in 1979 and obtained his Ph.D. degree with habilitation (Doctorat d’État) in 1984 from Paris-Sud University, Orsay, France. He has made major contributions to the field of semiconductor spin physics and spintronics. He is Associate Professor, Vice President of the Physics Department, and researcher (Physics and Chemistry of Nano-objects group leader) at Irradiated Solids Lab., (CNRS & CEA/DSM/IRAMIS, École Polytechnique). He was the Dean of Studies for the École Polytechnique from 2000 to 2008 and Deputy Vice- President for Research from 2008 to 2014. He is the author of more than 80 scientific publications as well as being decorated with the Chevalier Legion of Honour (French Pres., 2002) and being made an Officer of the National Order of Merit (French Pres., 2009). He was elected as a Fellow of SPIE in 2007.