Gilles Dambrine Gilles Dambrine received the engineer diploma, the Ph.D. degree and the Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) degree from the University of Lille, France in 1986, 1989 and 1996 respectively. He was permanent researcher at the CNRS between 1989 and 1999. He is full Professor of Electronic at the University of Lille since 1999. His main research interests are concerned with the characterization and modelling of ultimate low-noise devices for application in millimeter and sub-millimeter wave ranges. Over these few years, his research interests are oriented to the study of the microwave properties and applications of nanodevices. He is author and co-author of 140 papers and communications and 6 chapters of books, in the field of microwave devices. Since 2010, he is deputy director of the Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnologies – IEMN gathering about 500 researchers and PhD students. Since 2008, he is member of the CNRS National Committee. He is the scientific coordinator of Nanoscience-Characterization-Center ‘ExCELSiOR’ ( He received the IEEE Fellow grade in 2016.