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physics educator , researcher

Francis Alain Levy, Swiss physics educator, researcher. Member Saint-Sulpice City Council, since 1994. Colonel artillery Swiss Army, since 1960. Member Swiss Vacuum Society (president 1988-1996), Swiss Physical Society, European Physical Society.

Background

Levy, Francis Alain was born on August 22, 1940 in Bern, Switzerland. Son of Marcel and Fernande (Courvoisier) Levy.

Education

Graduate in physics-mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1969. Professor Titulaire, Ecole Polytechnic Federale, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1987.

Career

Visiting scientist, Cambridge (England) University, l974-75; research assistant, Ecole Polytechnic Federale, l969-74; professor physics, Ecole Polytechnic Federale, l976-. Director national research program in materials Swiss National Research Foundation, l976-85. Expert on new materials, l986-.

Membership

Member Saint-Sulpice City Council, since 1994. Colonel artillery Swiss Army, since 1960. Member Swiss Vacuum Society (president 1988-1996), Swiss Physical Society, European Physical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: skiing.

Connections

Married Micheline Ryser, January 26, 1985. Children: Sebastien, Stephane.

father:
Marcel Levy

mother:
Fernande (Courvoisier) Levy

spouse:
Micheline Ryser

child:
Stephane Levy

child:
Sebastien Levy