Badreddine Assouar

Badreddine Assouar (born May 5, 1974) is a physicist, currently Director of Research at CNRS and the University of Lorraine in France. His research focuses on metamaterials, metasurfaces, phononic crystals and SAW devices.[1][2][3][4][5][6] He is an Associate Editor of Physical Review Applied. [7]

Badreddine Assouar
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Badreddine Assouar (2022)
Born (1974-05-05) 5 May 1974 (age 48)
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Lorraine
ThesisEtude de dispositifs à ondes acoustiques de surface (SAW) à structure multicouche nitrure d'aluminium diamant : croissance de matériaux en couches minces et technologie de réalisation (2001)
Academic work
InstitutionsUniversity of Lorraine


Badreddine Assouar received his master's degree in 1998, his PhD in 2001 and his Habilitation to Supervise Research in 2007 from the University of Lorraine in France.[8] After a postdoctoral fellowship, he entered to the French National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) in 2002.[9] From 2010 to 2012, he joined the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta as a visiting Professor in the international research unit (CNRS – Georgia Tech). In 2020, he became Director of Research at CNRS. He is the founder and the head of the “Metamaterials and Phononics” group at the Institut Jean Lamour (CNRS-University of Lorraine).[10]

Honors and awardsEdit

In 2009, he received the first research prize from the Lorraine region. In 2013, he won the Award of Scientific Excellence from CNRS.


  1. ^ "Profile on Research Gate". 1 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Profile on Google Scholar". 1 March 2022.
  3. ^ Assouar, Mohamed Badreddine; Alnot, Patrick (1 March 2022). PhD Thesis (These de doctorat). Nancy 1.
  4. ^ "Article in New Journal of Physics". 1 March 2022. doi:10.1088/1367-2630/12/8/083049. S2CID 121398260. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  5. ^ Assouar, Badreddine; Liang, Bin; Wu, Ying; Li, Yong; Cheng, Jian-Chun; Jing, Yun (1 March 2022). "Article in Nature Reviews Materials". Nature Reviews Materials. 3 (12): 460–472. doi:10.1038/s41578-018-0061-4. hdl:10754/630078. S2CID 189929881.
  6. ^ Zhu, Yifan; Cao, Liyun; Merkel, Aurélien; Fan, Shi-Wang; Vincent, Brice; Assouar, Badreddine (1 March 2022). "Article in Nature Communications". Nature Communications. 12 (1): 7089. doi:10.1038/s41467-021-27403-4. PMC 8648919. PMID 34873154.
  7. ^ "Physical Review Applied". 1 March 2022.
  8. ^ Assouar, Mohamed Badreddine; Alnot, Patrick (1 March 2022). PhD Thesis (These de doctorat). Nancy 1.
  9. ^ "CNRS". 1 March 2022.
  10. ^ "Institut Jean Lamour". 1 March 2022.