Regularly, visits of the company are organized whenever scientists come to Nantes, especially at the Institute of Materials – CNRS in Nantes. In recent years, we received a few delegations :
We have received on July 5 a delegation of scientists from Taiwan : Prof. Chain Shu HSU and Prof. Chia-Chih CHANG (National Chia Tung University, 1001 University Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan 300, ROC).
Prof. Chain-Shu Hsu and I know each other since approximately 20 years. We collaborated to promote french-taiwanese collaboration, under the authority of the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France and the French Institute in Taipei. We established a strong and fruitful collaboration in the domain of polymer science, especially for developing innovative materials to be included in LED devices. Prof. Hsu and I have together settled the first contract of « co-tutelle » thesis between our respective universities, for the first time between Taiwan and France. This mutual action between our two countries was recognized in France by a Prize of the French Academy of Science (Paris) and the scientific Foundation of Taiwan, shared by Prof. Hsu and myself.
Our collaboration in the LED display domain kept going for a number of years, within in particular a France-Taiwan ANR program (ANR : Research National Agency) between 2009 and 2012. Our research project was entitled « Nanormade » for Nanostructured organic materials for light emitting diode devices joined publications and bi-lateral conferences in both France and Taiwan.
Prof. Hsu, and one of his young professor colleagues, Prof. Chang, took the opportunity to be in Nantes to visit Attonuclei. They were both impressed by this innovative and self-founded company. They seem ready to collaborate in the future on international exchange programs.
Prof. Alan Dalton, Professor of Experimental Physics (Physics and Astronomy, Materials Physics Group, Data Intensive Science Centre at the University of Sussex)
He has worked over 20 years in the field of nanomaterials and nanotechnology. He obtained his doctoral dissertation in physics at Trinity College, Dublin. Then he held many positions at the University of Surrey, the University of Texas and Honeywell Technologies, New Jersey. In 2017, he was a “visiting Professor” at the University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur) and the University of Texas.
He currently is a full-time Professor and Head of the Department of Experimental Physics, in the “Materials Physics” group at the Data Intensive Science Center at the University of Sussex in Brighton (UK).
Dr Mihaela Baibarac accompagned by students, National Institute of Physics, Bucharest, Romania
Spectroscopy and Laser, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, 2002.
Eng., Chemistry – Polymer Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Industrial Chemistry, 1995
Dr. Mihaela Baibarc has done many research internships at the Jean Rouxel Institute of Materials in Nantes (1998-2011).
She also completed a post-doctoral internship in Spain, from 2005 to 2066, at the “Ciencia de Barcelona Materials Institute” with the research theme “Applications of the composite polymers/carbon nanotubes in the supercapacitors and lithium rechargeable batteries”.
Today, she is a Scientist 1st degree, and the Director of the Optical Process in Nanostructured Materials Laboratory at the National Institute of Materials in Bucharest (Romania).
Prof. Serge Lefrant