Sébastien Cueff holds a degree in Engineering from the INSA de Rennes (2008) and a PhD in Physics from the University of Caen (2011). He worked at Brown University (USA) for two years, before joining the Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon where he was recently appointed as a CNRS researcher (2015). His research focus on nanostructures for photonics and their applications for integrated photonics and telecom/Datacom. His current studies aim at using functional materials to develop new optoelectronic and nanophotonic functionalities on silicon. He is author and co-author of approximately 20 articles in international journals and 25 communications in international conferences.