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Dominique Lesselier — Short vitae as of May 2, 2020 (refer for a list of publications, in French, to the attached file, emphasize that the "HAL-generated list of publications" at L2S, for the years before 2003, does only include journal papers and book chapters). As for the linked personal webpage still needs updating ... One might refer also to Google Scholar at and Mendeley have further information on dissemination (not same numbers however ...). ORCID? no. 0000-0002-8378-2938.

Born in Lons-le-Saunier (Jura, at that time in the region of Franche-Comté), France, on August 16, 1953, D. Lesselier studied there until his third year (classe de quatrième) of Collège (at Rouget-de-Lisle) before moving to Nice in the early summer of 1966. He pursued his studies there, at Lycée Masséna. He was awarded the Baccalauréat C in June 1970, and after following the so-called Mathématiques Supérieures and Mathématiques Spéciales B preparatory classes of the Lycée Masséna, he entered as Grand-Admis into the Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité (a French “Grande Ecole”, then known as Supélec), Paris. He received the Diplôme d'Ingénieur from this Ecole in June 1975, and thereafter he was successively awarded the Doctorat en Sciences and the Doctorat d’Etat es Sciences Physiques degrees, in February 1978 and in March 1982, respectively, both by Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (known then as Paris VI), both under the attentive direction of Professor Elie Roubine and in strong linkage with Professor Jean-Charles Bolomey --- he also holds a Maîtrise in Mathématiques et Applications Fondamentales (mostly run as an academic fruitful complement when student engineer), and a Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in Optics, the latter under Professor Serge Lowenthal, DEA that was a prerequisite for starting a PhD at that time, both degrees awarded by Paris VI in June 1976.

He became Research Engineer at Supélec in October 1978, working and teaching on a broad range of electromagnetic and acoustic/elastic issues within Professor Jean-Charles Bolomey’s team --- his teaching mostly carried out under Professor Gérard Fournet ---, and he was selected as Chargé de recherche (tenured junior scientist) by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in October 1981, with a position within the Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes, acronymed as L2S, a joint laboratory of CNRS, Supélec, now having become CentraleSupélec, and Université Paris-Sud located in Gif-sur-Yvette, now part of University Paris-Saclay. In L2S, he was with the Département de Recherche en Electromagnétisme since its creation, and is now with the Groupe Problèmes Inverses of the Pôle Signaux et Statistiques. He was promoted as Directeur de Recherche (Director of research) at CNRS, seconde classe (known as DR2) in October 1988. He was advanced in October 2006 to the première classe (known as DR1), and from mid October 2019 is Directeur de Recherche CNRS Emérite (Emeritus).

In parallel, among a array of teaching duties mostly in France and in Italy, Masters-like and Summer-like Schools, he taught the course of Electromagnetics at the reputed DEA of University Paris-Diderot, "Méthodes Physiques en Télédétection", 10 years from 1986.

Early on, he spent one year (1982-1983) as a Visiting Scholar within the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, at the invitation of/with/ Professor Cavour Yeh, in tight co-operation with Professor Akira Ishimaru, University of Washington, and he stayed there a couple of months each of the years afterwards. 

From January 2006 to December 2009, as Director of the Groupement de Recherche CNRS known as GDR ONDES, he has been managing a broad network of French laboratories and scientists involved in the science of waves (electromagnetics, acoustics, photonics) under many guises. He was very much involved in the creation of GDR ONDES in January 2002 as a result of the 2001 Groupe de réflexion thématique interdisciplinaire Ondes électromagnétiques et acoustiques driven by Daniel Maystre and on which he was with Joe Wiart and Philippe Lalanne. Before his directorship, he was in charge of its Thematic Group 3 (with Manell Zakharia) devoted to imaging and inversion (and this Group is still existing nowadays). Afterwards, he remained much involved in the many endeavors of the GDR, and he has organized its 8th (biennal) plenary conference in CentraleSupélec at end of October 2019 under Philippe Lalanne's directorship, refer to

His main research activity nowadays pertains to the development of solution methods of wave-field imaging and inverse problems, from sound mathematical theory to effective numerical solutions (computational modeling) to pertinent applications, and vice-versa. Since the end of the 1970’s to now, he has authored/co-authored close to 135 journal papers (4 additional ones being submitted or on their way to be submitted), 10 invited book chapters, more than 70 contributions to edited proceedings, and given (himself or co-workers) more than 300 conference papers under various guises and 55+ seminars either in French institutions or, in effect, mostly abroad. 

In addition to have been in charge of 25+ Master-level internships, he has been advisor/co-advisor of 34 PhD since 1986, that number including, counted this early 2020, 5 on-going, presently mostly (but not only) within the Doctoral School Sciences and Technologies of Information and Communication (STIC) of Université Paris-Saclay, before in the School Sciences and Technologies of Information, Telecommunications, and Systems (STITS), in charge/co-charge/ of 27 post-doctoral scientists during their work at L2S for up to three years each one --- about half of the aforementioned PhD and post-doc fellows (save those on their way) holds permanent positions at CNRS and higher-education French and foreign institutions, and the other half works in industrial R&D.

He has also been jury member (and additionally half of the time referee or “rapporteur” of the manuscript) (+ with many presidence' duties) of close to 90 PhD defenses at a number of French universities as well as foreign ones, in Newark, Gent, Leuven, Manchester, Trento, Singapore (NUS), and Tel Aviv, and 11 Habilitations à Diriger des Recherches (those in France), while he has carried out about 300 reviews of journal papers, stop counting now, plus an ever-growing number of reviews of conference papers. 

Overall, he so far edited/co-edited/ 5 proceedings of international conferences, 2 collective books, and (no one achieved more in that journal ...) 4 special sections of the premier journal Inverse Problems since 2000 (those were with Tarek Habashy, 2000, John Bowler, 2002, Weng-Chow Chew, 2004, and Oliver Dorn, 2010) while with Radio Science he was in charge of three invited reviews published in 2011. 

He has been acting/is acting/ within an array of industry-related projects as well as academic ones, both bilateral and multi-lateral ones, those very often involving foreign (non-French) partners also. The same holds true regarding his role as expert on the behalf of a host of evaluation committees of regulating bodies, funding agencies, schools and universities in France and several other countries in Europe and beyond. (None of the related, and quite long, information is input here.)

D. Lesselier received the R. W. P. King Award in October 1982 from the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society. Fellow of the Institute of Physics (elected in 1999) and Fellow of the Electromagnetics Academy, Senior Member of the SEE (Société de l’Electricité, de l’Electronique et des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication) as well as of the IEEE, he is also active since many years within the International Union of Radio Science, Commission B. 

Since 2003, per successively renewed terms of 3 years, he is Associate Editor of Radio Science (AGU). Between 2005 and 2016, he had been belonging to the International Advisory Panel of Inverse Problems (IOP Science) after having served on its Editorial Board from 1997 to 2004 with “exceptional renewal for good service” in 2002. Since 2003, he is Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, and of the Editorial Board of the PIER Progress in Electromagnetic Research.

Also, since 1998, he belongs to the Standing Committee of the Electromagnetic Non-Destructive Evaluation Workshop Series (ENDE) and to the International Steering Committee of the International Symposia on Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics (ISEM), from which he received the ISEM Chairpersonship Award in 2005, whilst he has been actively engaged into the organization of very many international conferences throughout the world, beyond those two specialized series, including many special sessions and the like, and obviously chairing a number of scientific events, with strong international flavor for most of them, one recent example being ENDE 2017 in Saclay, in September 2017, which he and Christophe Reboud at LIST CEATech, co-organized, chaired and edited, with in particular the backing of DIGITEO.