Luis Fonseca


Dr. Luis Fonseca is the Head of the MicroEnergy Sources and Sensors Integration group. He received his Ph.D. degree in Physics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1992.  He has developed his whole professional career in the National Center of Microelectronics (CNM). After a first research period on thin dielectrics, he worked as a process engineer, being in charge of the diffusion and deposition areas of the CNM production facilities, till he joined the Microsystems department as a full senior researcher in 2001. His research interest are infrared gas sensing and Si-based thermoelectricity. He has authored or co-authored more than 80 works in international specialized journals. He has participated and led tens of research projects (national and international) and recently has coordinated the EU project SiNERGY GA nº 604169.