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Published on 13 September 2021

Short CV
Dr. Eva MONROY received her Master (1996) and Doctorate (2000) in Telecommunication Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain), where her main research topic was the design, fabrication and characterisation of photodetectors based on III-nitrides. From 1999 to 2001 she worked as assistant professor at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Her research focused on the technological development of opto- and micro-electronic devices based on III-nitrides: photodetectors, field effect transistors, light emitting devices and surface acoustic wave filters. Since 2001, she is a senior researcher at the Interdisciplinary Research Institute of Grenoble (IRIG) of CEA, where she is responsible for one of the molecular beam epitaxy facilities for growth of III-nitrides, and her main research topic is the growth of III-nitride nanostructures and their incorporation in novel devices. In 2004, she was Invited Professor during the spring semester at the University of Göttingen (Germany), and in 2005 she obtained her Habilitation as research supervisor (HDR) from the University of Grenoble. She is author or co-author of more than 300 publications in international journals.

Habilitation Thesis: “Molecular beam epitaxy of III-nitrides: physics of the growth of thin films and nanostructures” (text in French)
PhD Thesis: “Development and Characterization of III-Nitride Based Ultraviolet Photodetectors” (text in Spanish)


2016 European Physical Society Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics

Research projects
We are part of
GANEX "Laboratoire d'Excellence" (ANR-11-LABX-0014) grouping the French laboratories involved in reseach on III-nitride semiconductors

"Nitride Intersubband Devices at Telecommunication Wavelengths"
EU-FP6-STREP 004170 (01.07.2004 - 30.06.2007)

TRANSNIT "Ingénierie quantique du transport électronique dans les hétérostructures de nitrures"
ANR BLAN06-3-156349 (01.12.2006 - 30.11.2009)

"Development of III-Nitride nanostructures for optical control of the speed of light"
PHC PICASSO 17131WD (01.01.2008 - 31.12.2009)

DOTSENSE "Group III-nitride quantum dots as optical transducers for chemical sensors"
EU-FP7-STREP 224212 (01.05.2008 - 30.04.2011)

COSNI "Croissance des COuches Semipolaires de semiconducteurs NItrures de qualité optimale pour applications opto-électroniques"
ANR-08-BLAN-0298-01 (01.01.2009 - 31.12.2011)

UNITRIDE "Unipolar Nitride Photonic Devices"
EU-FP7-STREP 233950 (01.04.2009 - 31.03.2012)

NANIPHO "Nanostructures Nitrures pour le Photovoltaïque"
DSM-Energie (01.01.2012 - 01.01.2013)

UVLamp "UltraViolet Lamps based on electron pumping of III-nitride nanostructures using carbon nanotubes"
ANR-2011-NANO-027 (01.01.2012 - 31.12.2014)

TeraGaN "GaN quantum photonic devices for coherent T-ray sources"
ERC-StG 278428 (01.01.2012 - 30.06.2017)

SolarIn "Solar cells based on InGaN nanostructures on silicon"
FP7 Marie Curie IEF 331745 attibuted to Sirona Valdueza-Felip (01.03.2013 - 28.02.2015)

COSMOS "Correlation Of tranSmission electron Microscopy based techniques with Optical and electrical characterization of the Same unique nano object"
ANR Programme JCJC 302286E attibuted to Martien den Hertog (01.01.2013 - 31.12.2016)

WASI "Waveguide-based single photon detectors"
ANR-14-CE26-0007 (01.10.2014 - 30.09.2017)

"GaN Heterostructured Nanowires for Infrared Optoelectronics"
PHC PROCOPE 33348PL (01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016)

SUSIPOD "Broadband Superconducting Nanowire Single Photon Detectors"
H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action IEF 657497 attibuted to Luca Redaelli (01.07.2015 - 30.06.2017)

"Comparative study of the optical properties of polar and nonpolar III-nitride nanostructures"
PHC POLONIUM 33348PL (01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016)

"Assessment of non-polar m-plane (Al,Ga)N surfaces, interfaces and heterostructures"
PHC PROCOPE 40439QE (01.01.2017 - 31.12.2019)

PEAPLE "Pompage électronique de nanostructures d'AlGaN pour le développement d'émetteurs UV"
Projet Région ARA 2018 (01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022)

UVLASE "Electron-Pumped UV Laser"
ANR-18-CE24-0014 (01.10.2018 - 30.03.2023)

INMOST "Multi-junction solar cells based on InGaN nano-pyramids"
ANR-19-CE08-0025 (15.01.2020 - 14.07.2024)

ASCESE 3D "3D Atomic Scale Correlative microscopy and Electronic Simulation of light Emitters"
ANR-21 (01.10.2021 – 30.09.2025)