Career History

2016 – Now : Boegli Gravures SA

Project Manager R&D, based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland

  • Design of new optical paths for laser engraving machines using femtosecond and picosecond lasers
  • Setting up, adjustment and alignment of the optical paths on laser engraving machines
  • Implementation of Digital optics, Spatial Light Modulators and Computer Generated Holograms for laser engraving
  • Computing Computer Generated Hologram using a custom made Python algorithm
  • Coding of a preprocessor and G-Code generator for custom made laser machining prototype with AEROTECH axes controller in Python and C++
  • Developing a process for Mask projection with an excimer laser and engraving of Diamond Like Carbon
  • Managing the development of a new autofocus device based on Low Coherence Interferometry with a University group
  • Writing several patents
  • Organization of the R&D server and implementation of a Knowledge Base
  • Product photography

2011 – 2015 : Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

PhD Student – Teaching assistant, based in Lausanne, Switzerland

  • PhD subject: Optical trapping inside hollow photonic crystal cavities and analysis of the motion of trapped nanoparticles
  • Development and Simulation of photonic crystals with COMSOL and custom made Matlab programs
  • Fabrication of silicon photonic crystals samples
  • Developing hybrid PDMS/glass microfluidic chips
  • Fabrication of microfluidic chips
  • Performing experiments in an optical laboratory
  • Physics tutoring for first second and third year Bachelor students, writing exercises.
  • Quantum optics tutoring for Master students
  • Multiple talks at international conferences about my research to present my results.

2011 : Amplitude Systems

6 months internship, based in Bordeaux, France

  • Non linear optics simulations
  • Optimization of second, third and fourth harmonic convertors for femtosecond lasers
  • Assembly of frequency converting modules and laser sources

Education – Diploma

2015 : PhD in photonics

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

2011 : Engineering degree specialized in photonics

Telecom Physics Strasbourg

2011 : Master in nanophotonics

Strasbourg University


Technical – Optics

  • Ultrashort pulsed lasers
  • Optical path design
  • Laser engraving
  • Laser polishing
  • Digital optics
  • Diffractive elements
  • Computer Generated Holograms

  • Optical Fibers
  • Interferometry
  • Optical microscopy

Technical – Micro and Nano-fabrication

  • Silicon photonics
  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • E-beam lithography

  • UV photolithography – mask projection
  • Microfluidics
  • SEM – EDX

Technical – IT

  • Word – Excel – Powerpoint – Outlook
  • Python – Matplotlib, Numpy, Scipy, OpenCV2
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • VirtualLab Fusion, Zemax Optics Studio

  • Windows, MacOs and Linux
  • Labview
  • Notions in HTML, CSS, C, C++, C#, Kotlin
  • Gimp, Inkscape, Shotcut


  • French – Fluent (mother tongue)
  • English – Fluent (C2)
  • German – Intermediate (B2)