Stefan Enoch is the Director of Institut Fresnel, a CNRS laboratory grouping 175 researchers in the field of electromagnetism and metamaterials, optics, signal processing and plasmonics.
Stefan is the coordinator of the highly coveted Horizon 2020 FET-Open project M-Cube, involving research in ultra high field MRI antennas for the human body. He is also deputy director of DHU Imaging, a molecular imaging & image-guided therapy research platform grouping experts from Aix Marseille University, CNRS and the Hospital of Timone (APHM). Finally, he serves on the board of Aix-Marseille University.
Stefan is a CNRS director of research. His scientific interests lie in the theoretical and numerical study of photonic crystals, metamaterials and plasmonics with a specific focus on medical imaging applications. He has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed papers, has been associate editor of Optics Express from 2006-2012 and currently sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Modern Optics.
Stefan obtained his PhD in physics in 1997. He became Assistant Professor at Aix-Marseille University in 1998 and joined the CNRS in 2001. In 2006, the CNRS awarded Dr Enoch the CNRS Bronze Medal for his research in electromagnetism.
Outside of science, Stefan is an avid cyclist and kayaker.