Full Name
Frédéric Schuster
CEA PTCMP, Saclay, France
Speaker Bio
Since 2006, Frederic Schuster is Director of the Cross-Disciplinary Program on Material Science & Engineering at CEA. He previously held the position of deputy director of the Institute for Renewable Energies (CEA/Liten) from 2003 to 2006. In parallel, he initiated and managed the European program Nanosafe on risk management in the field of nanotechnology from 2005 to 2010 and continues to structure a multidisciplinary approach in partnership with Canada, Japan and the US on this issue. He is also Director of the IMPACT International Chair at National Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology at CEA and University of Paris-Saclay.

Frederic Schuster is a CEA international expert in the field of materials science and especially in surface engineering. During 8 years he was in charge of CEA surface engineering laboratory at CEA-Grenoble. He began his career in the industry as manager of surface treatment activities in the Usinor steel group, now Arcelor-Mittal, where he helped industrialize PVD technologies for steel surface functionalization.

Frederic Schuster is graduated from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse. He got the award of the Institute in 1990 for his PhD work on MOCVD technology. It is also laureate of the RIST price from French Metallurgy and Materials Society. In 2018, Frederic Schuster was awarded from the French Nuclear Energy Society for his work on HiPIMS coatings for accident tolerant fuels. He is the author of numerous industry technology transfers and more than 15 patents on surface engineering and nanomaterials.
Frédéric Schuster