Prof. Agnès Granier
Agnès Granier is a CNRS researcher and is currently Deputy Director of the Institute of Material Jean Rouxel in Nantes, France. She has been working for more than 30 years in the field of plasma processes for surface treatment and plasma surface interactions. She obtained her Ph D in Plasma Physics from the University Paris-Sud in Orsay, France. She got a first research experience in the field of microwave plasmas created by surface wave in the Laboratory of Physics of Gases and Plasmas in Orsay and was then recipient of a young researcher award from CNRS. In 1993, she moved to IMN in Nantes to develop research in the field of plasma surface interactions and thin film deposition by PECVD. She led the Plasma and Thin Films group from 2006 to 2012 and then served as Deputy Director of the Institute. She is currently a board member of the French Vacuum Society (SFV), member of a committee of the French research agency, member of scientific committees of different international Conferences and associate Editor of the Plasma Section of Frontiers in Physics.