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Alain SchuhlDeputy CEO for Science

Alain Schuhl graduated from the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and is a professor at the University of Grenoble-Alpes. Following his thesis in physics, his research focused on spintronics, first with the Thales group then as an academic in Nancy and Grenoble where he directed the Spintec laboratory from 2007 to 2010. He directed the Néel Institute in Grenoble from 2011 to 2014 and the CNRS Institute of Physics from February 2015 to April 2018. Alain Schuhl became a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France in 2010.


The CNRS Scientific Office (DGDS) coordinates the activities of the ten CNRS Institutes, promotes interdisciplinarity and organises partnerships with various research organisations at the regional, national, European, and international levels.