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My CV briefly ...

Name : Fouad Sahraoui
Date & Place of Birth : 06/02/1975, Kabylie, Algeria

EDUCATION
-  2015 : HDR (Habilitation à diriger les Recherches) in Space and Astrophysical Plasmas, Pierre & Marie Curie UPMC, Paris, France
-  2000 - 2003 : Ph.D. in Space Plasmas Physics, Univ. of Versailles, France
-  1998 - 1999 : MSc2 in Plasmas Physics, Univ. Pierre & Marie Curie UPMC, Paris, France
-  1993 - 1998 : MSc1 in Fundamental Physics, Univ. Béjaïa & Algiers, Algeria


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

-  Since 2016 : Director of Research at CNRS
-  2005 - 2015 : Chargé de Recherches at CNRS
-  2007 - 2009 : NASA Fellow at Goddard Space Flight Center, MD, USA
-  2003 - 2005 : CNES (French Space Agency) Post-Doctoral Fellow , France
-  Jan - April 2005 : Visiting Scientist at the Swedish Institute for Space Physics, Uppsala, Sweden


TEACHING ACTIVITIES

-  2017 - present : Course on Plasma Physics and Space Plasmas instrumentation, Master of Plasma Physics, Sorbonne Université, France
-  2008 - present : Regular Lecturer in summer/winter schools on space and astrophysical plasmas
-  2000 - 2006 : Courses of Math & Computer Sciences (Bachelor level, 64h/year), Versailles Université
-  2005 - present : Supervision of several high school & undergraduate students


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS

-  Space and astrophysical flows (primarily solar wind, Earth and planetary magnetospheres)
-  Space exploration, space missions design and space instrumentation
-  Linear and nonlinear plasma physics ( waves, turbulence, magnetic reconnection wave-particle interactions, particle acceleration)
-  Theoretical modeling of collisionless plasmas : Vlasov theory, fluid models (MHD, Hall-MHD, EMHD, bi-fluid)
-  Weak and strong turbulence theories and statistical physics
-  Classical mechanics, Hamiltonian field theory and electromagnetism
-  Signal processing and data analysis techniques for space physics (e.g., time/frequency analysis, interferometry methods)


SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES & GRANTS

-  2018 - 2021 : Co-PI of Workpackage 7 of H2020/AIDA grant (1 year post-doc funding)
-  2017 - 2021 : Co-PI of the Workpackage « Turbulence » of LIA (Laboratoire International Associé) MAGNETO France-Argentina
-  2016 - 2018 : PI DIM-ACAV grant (1.5 years post-doc funding)
-  2016 - 2017 : PI Ecole Polytechnique grant (1 year post-doc funding)
-  2014 - present : PI of various CNES grants for hardware and space mission design (BepiColombo, THOR, ...)
-  2014 - 2015 : Labex Plas@Par grant (2 years post-doc funding)
-  2012 - 2016 : PI of ANR-Jeune Chercheur (4 years post-doc funding)
-  2014 - 2015 : PI Labex Plas@Par grant (2 years post-doc funding)


INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSABILITIES AND MANAGEMENT

-  Guest Editor of Journal of Plasmas Physics (2019), Cambridge, UK
-  Co-Head of the Space Plasma Department at LPP (2013-2017)
-  Appointed Member of CNRS Astrophysics national board (2017-2021)
-  Elected Member of the Physics Department at Ecole Polytechnique (2018-2021)
-  Appointed Member of Scientific Committee of PNST (CNRS Sun-Earth division, 2014-2019)
-  Appointed Member of Scientific Committee of SHM (CNES Heliophysics Division, 2015-2020)
-  Appointed Member of Scientific Committee of CSAA (CNRS Astronomy & Astrophysics division, 2014-2019)
-  Elected Member of Scientific Committee of SFP (French Physical Society/Plasmas Phys. Division, 2012-2016)
-  Appointed Member of Scientific Committee of DIM-ACAV (Astrophysics board on Paris area, 2013-2017)
-  Chair and member of NASA review panels
-  Reviewer for various NSFs (USA, Czech Rep., Belgium, ...)
-  Member of several PhD and HDR thesis committees
-  Reviewer for several international journals (e.g., PRL, PRE, ApJ, ApJL, GRL, JGR, Phy. Plasmas)


SPACE MISSION RESPONSIBILITIES

-  2014 - present : Lead CoI of the PWI consortium (Resp. of the DBSC instrument) onboard the ESA-JAXA/BepiColombo mission launched to Mercury on 2018
-  2018 - 2019 : Co-PI of the SCM instrument of the Debye space mission (F1 ESA call, non selected)
-  2015 - 2017 : Coordinator of the French participation in the ESA/THOR mission (ESA M3 call Phase A study, non selected)
-  2015 - 2017 : PI of the SCM experiment of the ESA/THOR (ESA M4 Phase A study)
-  2005 - present : CoI of the STAFF experiment on the ESA/Cluster mission
-  2010 - present : CoI of the RPW experiment on the ESA/Solar Orbiter mission
-  2016 - present : CoI of the RPWI experiment on the ESA/JUICE mission
-  2010 - 2011 : PI of the SCM experiment on the EIDOSCOPE mission (ESA M2 call, non selected)
-  2007 - 2008 : Co-I of the LFR experiment (Low frequency receiver) of the CROSS-SCALE mission (ESA M1 call Phase A, non selected)


FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

-  2016 : NASA MMS mission « Group Achievement Award »
-  2011 : “Prix Jeune Chercheur de la SF2A”. Young Scientist Award of the French Astronomy and Astrophysics Society
-  2010 : ESA Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Cluster Mission
-  2007 - 2009 : NASA Fellow (Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland)
-  2003 - 2005 : CNES Fellow (French Space Agency)


STUDENTS AND POST-DOCS SUPERVISION

Post-docs

-  Etienne Behar (2018-2019), DIM-ACAV and H2020/AIDA grants
-  Nahuel Andrés (2016-2019), EP and Labex Plas@par grants. He is currently a permanent staff member at CONICET-Univ. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
-  Khurom Kiyani (2013-2015), ESA and CNES grants. He is currently a Senior Statistician in industry (UK)
-  Shiyong Huang (2014-2016), Plas@par grant. He holds a Full Professor position in Wuhan Univversity, China
-  Sumire Kobayashi (2013-2015), ANR-JC grant

PhD students :

-  Renaud Ferrand (2018-2021), co-supervision with S. Galtier (50%-50%)
-  Lina Hadid (2013-2016), supervision 100%. She is currently a CNRS permanent staff member at LPP
-  Alexandros Chasapis-Giannakopoulos (2012-2015), co-supervision with A. Retino and Canu (30%-70%)
-  Supratik Banerjee (2011-2014), co-supervision with S. Galtier (30%-70%) :

Master students

-  Louis Richard (Master of Fluid Mechanics, Ecole Polytechnique, 2019)
-  Renaud Ferrand (Master of Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2018)
-  Lina Hadid (Master of Physics-Chemistry, Erasmus Mundus, SERP, Paris-Sud, 2013)
-  Alexandros Chasapis-Giannakopoulos (Master of Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2012), co-supervision with A. Retino
-  Anna Medvedeva (Master Ecole Polytechnique, 2011)
-  Alexandre Grandin (Master of Fluid Mechanics, 2006)


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