Dr. Laurent Canale

Position: LAPLACE UMR5213 CNRS, Univ. Toulouse, France

Dr. Laurent Canale PhD, (MIEEE’12, SMIEEE’19), CNRS Research Engineer in LAPLACE Laboratory in Toulouse (France). Born in Saint-Martin d’Hères (France) in 1972, and holds a Master and PhD focusing on High Frequencies Electronics and Optoelectronics from Limoges University, France, respectively in 1998 and 2002. He published about magnetic thin films but his main PhD work was in pulsed laser deposition of lithium niobate thin films for optical telecommunications. From 2004 to 2010 he worked as Research Engineer for the National Research Institute of Agronomy in Bioemco Lab. (Paris, France). In 2010, he joined the National Center for Scientific Research and work in LAPLACE Lab., “Light & Matter” Team where his research focused on efficient light sources as LED and OLED with special interest in physics and aging mechanisms. Since 2014, he is the Regional President of the French Illuminating Engineering Society (AFE). He published over 160 papers, communications and book chapters. Since 2020, he leads two different research programs with Maghreb countries and Indonesia and also head of mission on Environmental Management and Energy Transition for Toulouse University. Since 2023, he is the Chair of the Industrial Light and Display Committee of the Industrial Application Society of IEEE (ILDC).