Laurette Ponce

Engineer-in-Charge, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

1999, Physicist Engineer, National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble, France; 2002: PhD in Accelerator Physics, University of Grenoble, France. Formerly, Engineer, ETOILE project, a particle accelerator dedicated to cancer hadrontherapy, University of Lyon, France. Currently, Physicist, CERN, Switzerland; engineer in charge of the LHC machine, helped in the commissioning and now responsible for the exploitation of the world's highest-energy particle accelerator. Expertise: accelerator physics and technologies, particle beam instrumentation and personal safety in the accelerator environment.